About

Welcome to the Intelligent Assistive Technology and Systems Lab (IATSL), located in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto. We are a multi-disciplinary group of researchers with backgrounds in engineering, computer science, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, and gerontology. Our goal is to develop zero-effort technologies that are adaptive, flexible, and intelligent, to enable users to participate fully in their daily lives.

Applied

Our projects is the best way to show our work, you can see here a big range of our work.

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HomeLab and CareLab

Real home and hospital testing environment

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Assistive Robot

Audio prompt, full-body gesture

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Hero Glove

Soft robotics, stroke rehab

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Funding

IATSL gratefully acknowledges the generous support from our funding sources.

Our Team

A creative team based on Toronto Rehab Institute and University of Toronto.

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ALEX MIHAILIDIS

Scientific Director/Professor

Alex Mihailidis, Ph.D., P.Eng., is the Barbara G. Stymiest Research Chair in Rehabilitation Technology at the University of Toronto and Toronto Rehab Institute.

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BABAK TAATI

Scientist/Associate Professor

I am a Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute with a cross appointment in the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME), and I also have an Assistant Professor appointment (status only) in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto. Finally, I am a Vector Institute Faculty Affiliate.

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ROSALIE WANG

Scientist/Associate Professor

Rosalie’s research interests include assistive technologies to enhance function and quality of life of older adults.

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SHEHROZ KHAN

Scientist

Dr. Shehroz Khan currently works as a Scientist in the Artificial Intelligence & Robotics for Rehab lab at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI).

Contact Us

Our Office

12-550 University Ave. Toronto, Canada

416.946.8573 [Lab]

416.946.8565 [Alex Mihailidis]

iatsl@utoronto.ca

Mail to

Attn: Dr. Alex Mihailidis

160 - 500 University Ave.

Toronto, ON

M5G 1V7

Canada

We are easily accessible via public transit (get off the TTC at St. Patrick Station), with plenty of parking available in nearby public lots (including an underground lot just behind the building, entrance off Simcoe St.). Use this map to find us.