U of T’s robots crawl, swim and fly across the MarsDome

April 30, 2013

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council held its Canadian Field Robotics Network (NCFRN) field trials at U of T and York April 17–23. The event featured talks and presentations, workshops, networking events and opportunities for collaborative fieldwork and demonstrations.

UTIAS instrumental in Downsview Aerospace Cluster Aerospace cluster takes off at Toronto’s Downsview Park

March 24, 2013

UTIAS Director Prof David Zingg has been closely involved in the planning and development of the Downsview Aerospace Cluster, envisaged to play a leading role in the redevelopment of Downsview Park. A public-private partnership to facilitate the creation of such a cluster, which will place UTIAS and several major aerospace […]

UTIAS Space Flight Lab is pushing the envelope of what’s possible

February 26, 2013

The UTIAS Space Flight Lab is a global leader in the design, manufacture and launch of small satellites, called microsatellites or nanosatellites. The Globe and Mail recently profiled their work in the full article Canadian nanosatellites ready to push the boundaries of spaceflight.

David Zingg receives the 2012 McCurdy Award from CASI

January 1, 2013

Professor David Zingg (UTIAS) has been named the 2012 recipient of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI) McCurdy Award.