From achieving $5 million in research grants to stories of alumni who break world records, UTIAS is always in the News. Learn the latest UTIAS research news and updates on our newsfeed.


The Story of UTIAS' founding is the story of the institute's Founder, Professor Gordon Patterson. Learn more about our beginnings.


Links to Twitter and Facebook are in the menu above.


UTIAS is Part of Canadian Consortium of Researchers Awarded a $5.5 M NSERC Strategic Partnership Grant in Robotics

Professors Steven Waslander and Angela Schoellig are representing UTIAS in the NSERC Canadian Robotics Network (NCRN), a consortium of leading robotics researchers from across Canada that includes members from universities, industry, and government. In a quick Q & A, Professors… Read more »

Students from UTIAS’s Space Flight Laboratory Win Awards at Small Satellite Conference

Graduate students at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) received first and second place awards for technical papers relating to microspace missions developed by SFL. The awards were bestowed last week during the… Read more »

Next-generation Blue Sky Solar car is put to the (wind) test in Prof. Philippe Lavoie’s lab

The Blue Sky Solar Racing team is a year away from unveiling their newest vehicle — and they’re not leaving any aspect of its design to chance. In July 2018 the team conducted wind-tunnel tests of 3D-printed models of two retired vehicle designs,… Read more »