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Continuum Robots Are Our Passion!

Continuum robots have a mechanical structure that is fundamentally different from conventional robots. They have a joint-less body which is continuous. This structure is inspired by biological trunks (e.g. elephant), tentacles, tongues, and worms

A continuous structure enables to traverse confined spaces, manipulate objects in complex environments, and to conform to curvilinear paths in task space. Think about what continuum robots can do that is not possible with serial robot arms, mobile robots, or humanoid robots!

We are part of the UTM Robotics Cluster and the UofT Robotics Institute


Recent News

Join CRL as a Postdoc!

The Continuum Robotics Laboratory at the University of Toronto invites applications for a fully funded post-doctoral researcher position.

CRL Team Goes Rock Climbing!

Last week, the entire CRL team (+ some honorary members) went rock climbing at the Hub Climbing gym in Mississauga!

Exciting Changes to CRL team!

With 2022 finally settling in, it's time to introduce our new members at CRL and wish an amazing journey ahead to members who have departed the lab!

Welcome to Hanna!

We are excited to have Hanna Jiamei Zhang join the Continuum Robotics Laboratory as a new graduate student! Welcome!

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