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Robotics and Manufacturing Automation Research

Dr. Gary Bone,
Professor &
Lab Supervisor.

E-mail: gary at mcmaster.ca 
Phone: 905-525-9140,
Ext. 27591

Fax: 905-572-7944 

Dr. Bone has been a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering since 1994. His research interests are in the areas of robotics and manufacturing automation. This research is supported by industry and government sources. His research group includes undergraduate, Master's and Ph.D. students.

He received the President's Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision in 2004.

He is a co-recipient of the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering Best Paper Award for 2004.

His undergraduate teaching interests and experience include: Robotics (Mech Eng 4K03), Mechatronics (Mech Eng 4H03), Control Systems (4R03), Design (2C03 and 4M06), Kinematics (2A03), and Manufacturing Processes (3C03). He also teaches the graduate course: Advanced Control Systems (Mech Eng 751).

He is also a member of the MMRI (McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute).


Quotes from Students Supervised by Dr. Bone
Collaborative Robots, Human-Friendly Robots and Real-time Collision Avoidance
Position Controlled Pneumatic Servo Actuators
Vision-Guided Robots and Fixtureless Assembly
Automated Inspection Using Machine Vision
Automation for Mining Applications
Grasp Planning for Grippers and Robotic Hands
Multiple Degrees-of-Freedom Servo Grippers
Programmable Fixtures
Robotics and Manufacturing Automation Laboratory
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (Some are downloadable)


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