Research Projects  |   Funding   |   Collaborators and Partners

Research Projects
The SMART Research Group portfolio of activities focuses on the development of sensing technologies, including 2D and 3D machine vision and tactile sensing, as well as on the integration of sensors and intermediate representations in manufacturing and robotics. Several projects also involve components of machine learning and computational intelligence for pattern recognition and automation. More details about our past and on-going projects under various research themes are presented here: (please click below for details)

The work performed by the SMART Research Group is generously supported by several granting agencies. We are happy to acknowledge their contribution. Our funding sources include:

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Canadian Foundation for Innovation

Ontario Innovation Trust

Ontario Centres of Excellence


Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada


Defence Research and Development Canada

Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)

Agence Fédérale de Développement Économique pour le Sud de l'Ontario

Collaborators and Partners
The SMART Research Group is proud to be part of important projects with applications in several fields. Active collaboration with industry, as well as other research groups and institutions contribute to these initiatives and provide a stimulant research environment. Our collaborators and patners include:

Neptec Design Group

Scintrex Trace Corp

PCI Geomatics

Dipix Technologies Inc.

Yamaha Canada Music

SGI Canada

Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association

Honda Canada



Go Kinetics

Sons Bakery

Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory - University of Ottawa

Medical I.D.E.A.S. Research Group (MIRG) - Carleton University

Quantitative Investigation of Brain and Behavior Research Laboratory - University of Ottawa

The Ottawa Hospital


Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

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