2022

CRL attends MARSS Conference 2022

The International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS) took place in Toronto from July 25th to 29th. The conference is...

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!

2021

Welcome to Hanna!

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

Open postdoctoral researcher position

The Continuum Robotics Laboratory (CRL) and the Medical Computer Vision and Robotics (MEDCVR) research group at the University of Toronto jointly invite app...

CRL @ICRA 2021

We are excited to share our latest and greatest research at this year's IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. While we can't join in-per...

2020

Meet This Year’s ROP Students!

This year at the lab we have 3 students undergoing the Research Opportunity Program (ROP) at the Continuum Robotics Laboratory. The following are those s...

Meet This Year’s Thesis Students!

For the 2020-2021 academic year, the Continuum Robotics Lab will be hosting three 4th year students as they embark on research for their undergraduate thesi...

Robots and the Pandemic

From disinfection and remote triage, to logistics and delivery, countries around the world are making use of robots to address the unique challenges present...

CRL @RSS 2020

What a great virtual RSS conference! A big shout out to the RSS 2020 organizing committee and to the organizers of all workshops. Modern problems required m...

CRL Summer Research

COVID-19 is affecting our research @CRL since end of March 2020. Everyone is working from home, or better, trying to work from home during a pandemic. Our l...

Welcome Quentin!

The past few weeks have been challenging for all of us facing measures to conquer the global COVID-19 pandemic. CRL closed its doors and everyone is working...

2019

Happy Holidays

This has been an exciting year for CRL. The lab relocated from Hannover, Germany to Toronto, Canada. Most of us left our families and friends behind in thei...

CNRS-UofT Joint Research Programme

We are delighted that our collaborative project Dual-Arm Continuum Robots for Single-Port Interventions (DOORS) receives support within the 2019 CNRS-Univer...

CRL wins Gingerbread House Contest

Getting into the holiday spirit, CRL participated in a gingerbread building contest on 6th December. It was an amazing day as the lab got together...

CRL visits Toronto Aquarium

Continuum robots are largely inspired by animals. This fall's CRL excursion took us to Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in Toronto. CRL members analyzed the morp...

Visit of our Alumni Julia Starke

We welcomed Julia Starke @CRL today, Ph.D. candidate at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany in our befriended laboratory High Performance Humanoid Te...

Our academic family expanded

We are happy to announce that our academic family expanded quite a bit over the past days. Jessica flew back to Leibniz University Hannover in Germany for t...

UTM Newspaper on our Research

The newest issue of UTM's newspaper The Medium features our continuum robotics research. Fatima Adil interviewed Jessica and looked at our collection of rob...

Welcome Georg!

Today, Georg Boettcher, graduate student in the M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering programme at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany joins CRL as an international...

Welcome Priyanka!

We are beyond happy that Priyanka Rao is joining CRL as a Ph.D. Student in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering! Priyanka received her dual degree B.Tech...

Honourable Visit

Her Honourable Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Elizabeth Dowdeswell, visited University of Toronto Mississauga. One stop of her tour were the new robotics l...

UofT Robotics Institute Launch

The University of Toronto Robotics Institute launched today. The Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship is the new headquarters of t...

Project on Continuum Robot Kinematics

CRL received a generous 5-year funding of  $385,000 within the NSERC Discovery Grant program. We are honoured to also receive NSERC's Discovery Accelerator ...

RSS Conference accepts Paper

CRL is happy about Reinhard's paper on "On the Merits of Joint Space and Orientation Representations in Learning the Forward Kinematics in SE(3)" being acce...

New Project

We are happy to announce that we received XSeed funding for an exciting research project in collaboration with Eric Diller's Microrobotics Laboratory on “Co...

Young Global Leader

Jessica is welcomed as 1 of 127 Young Global Leaders for the Class of 2019. The mission of the Forum of Young Global Leaders is to create a dynamic globa...