Mechatronics and Microsystems Design Laboratory (MMDL)

Welcome to the Mechatronics and Microsystems Design Laboratory website, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto.

The main areas of research are Mechatronics design, precision positioning, Microfluidics and Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) with a special focus on design of linear motors and precision positioners, design of microactuators, and integrated microfluidic systems, MEMS design and fabrication, and instrumentation and signal processing. Application areas include photonics, biomedical devices, instrumentation, genomics and proteomics, positioning in space applications, adaptive optics and automotive systems.

Precision Positioning Stage

MEMS Actuator


MEMS Mirror