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Ingenuity Labs Research Institute

We are an interdisciplinary initiative at Queen’s University focused on combining Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Human Machine Interaction to create future intelligent systems and robotic machines that enhance human productivity, safety, performance, and quality of life.

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What Lies Beneath: Material Classification for Autonomous Excavators using Proprioceptive Force Sensing and Machine Learning

By Heshan Fernando, PhD Candidate, Offroad Robotics at Ingenuity Labs Brief description of research: The aim of this research is to develop a novel methodology for classifying excavation materials using only proprioceptive sensor data (e.g., forces, motions, vibrations, etc.) that are acquired from robotic excavators during digging and loading. In this preliminary work, we present …

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Chat with Student Researcher Michael Fader

Check out this video about Master’s student Michael Fader and his work at Ingenuity Labs with Autonomous Vehicles.

Chat with Student Researcher Rohan Bhambhoria

Check out this video about PhD student Rohan Bhambhoria and his work at Ingenuity Labs in developing a legal tool using artificial intelligence. More information about the research project can be found here: https://www.queensu.ca/research/features/championing-ai-social-justice

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Wearable Sensor-Based Sign Language Recognition: A Comprehensive Review

Graduate students Karly Kudrinko and Emile Flavin, along with Ingenuity Labs researchers Qingguo Li and Xiaodan Zhu recently had a paper published in the IEEE Xplore. Wearable Sensor-Based Sign Language Recognition: A Comprehensive Review

Thomas Sears 2020 Vanier Scholar

Thomas Sears, 2020 Vanier Scholar

Congratulations to Thomas Sears, one of six 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars at Queen’s University! Thomas is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Canada. He is passionate about the exploration of space and connecting people with all things science and technology. He is a member …

Dr. Il-Min Kim – Using Neural Networks as Mathematical Solvers

Check out this video about Ingenuity Labs researcher Dr. Il-Min Kim discussing the use of Neural networks as Mathematical Solvers. Dr. Kim also Director of the Wireless Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (WAI Lab).

Controlling Robots with your Mind

Dr. Sidney Givigi – Controlling Robots with your Mind

Check out this video about Ingenuity Labs researcher Sidney Givigi, and his Autonomous Robots Research Group. The project is Controlling Robots with your Mind.

Podcast: In Conversation with Dr. Joshua Marshall

Listen to Dr. Joshua Marshall, Interim Director of the Ingenuity Labs Research Institute, talk about the lab’s collaborative approach to creating intelligent systems and robotic machines that enhance human productivity, safety, performance, and quality of life. This podcast was originally posted on the Research at Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science website: In Conversation …

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Dr. Amy Wu talks about Queen’s University rapid response funding for projects supporting medical and social coronavirus related solutions

Amy Wu is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. She is designing, testing and evaluating low-cost medical grade face shields that can be produced within the community. She was interviewed on Global News Morning Kingston on June 16, 2020. Original Global News article.

33rd Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Canadian AI 2020)

Story by Rohan Bhambhoria, PhD Candidate From May 13th to 15th, 2020, the 33rd Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Canadian AI 2020) was held jointly with the Computer and Robot Vision Conference (CRV). These events (AI·CRV 2020) brought together hundreds of leaders in research, industry and government, as well as Canada’s most accomplished students, showcasing Canada’s …