UTIAS News

Five U of T Engineering faculty receive Ontario Research Funding to advance transformative research

Anyone who lives under a flight path is familiar with the “whishing” and “whooshing” sounds of an aircraft flying above. Professor Philippe Lavoie (UTIAS) is developing technologies to contain this noise to just the immediate area around an airport. Lavoie’s… Read more »

WinTOR: New partnership will train self-driving cars to handle tough winter conditions

Around the world, companies are racing to create fully autonomous vehicles. But according to Professor Steven Waslander (UTIAS), there’s one scenario facing all competitors that hasn’t yet received as much attention as it deserves: winter. “Winter conditions aggravate the remaining challenges in… Read more »

Meet UTIAS PhD Grad to watch Behrad Vatankhahghadim

With the University’s virtual Convocation ceremony on June 23, 2021 U of T Engineering students mark the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Having enriched the U of T Engineering community as undergraduate and graduate students, they… Read more »

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Drone flying over glacial waters
Drone flying over glacial waters

Professor Steven Waslander

Toronto Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (TRAILab)

Research Focus

  1. Simultaneous localization and mapping with dynamic camera clusters, and perception for autonomous driving
  2. Uncertainty estimation for deep neural networks using classical and learning approaches to improve perception

Current Projects

  1. Developing active vision techniques that allow robotic platforms to improve robustness through targeted sensor data acquisition
  2. Public road driving experiments of a fully functional autonomous vehicle for demonstrating  state-of-the-art perception and planning methods in real-time on in-vehicle hardware

TRAILab

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