Dr. Onaizah Onaizah – Faculty of Engineering
Onaizah Onaizah

Dr. Onaizah Onaizah


Microrobots, soft continuum robots, mechatronics, magnetics, design and fabrication, material characterization, control systems, vision and sensing, medical robots, localization

Current status

  • Accepting graduate students

  • Assistant Professor

    Computing and Software


We are developing small-scale robotic tools for biomedical applications. Our research is at the intersection of robotics, magnetics, manufacturing, and medicine. A team of scientists, engineers, roboticists, and clinicians is working to solve some of the most challenging and exciting problems in medical robotics.

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BSc, University of Toronto (2013)

MSc, Western University (2015)

PhD, University of Toronto (2019)


Magnetic Soft Continuum Robots With Braided Reinforcement

Peter Lloyd; Onaizah Onaizah; Giovanni Pittiglio; Damith Katudampe Vithanage; James H. Chandler; Pietro Valdastri

Patient-Specific Magnetic Catheters for Atraumatic Autonomous Endoscopy

Giovanni Pittiglio; Peter Lloyd; Tomas da Veiga; Onaizah Onaizah; Cecilia Pompili; James H. Chandler; Pietro Valdastri

Guidelines for Robotic Flexible Endoscopy at the Time of COVID-19

Onaizah Onaizah; Zaneta Koszowska; Conchubhair Winters; Venkatamaran Subramanian; David Jayne; Alberto Arezzo; Keith L. Obstein; Pietro Valdastri

Tetherless Mobile Micro-Surgical Scissors Using Magnetic Actuation

Onaizah Onaizah; Eric Diller

Millimeter-scale flexible robots with programmable three-dimensional magnetization and motions

Tianqi Xu; Jiachen Zhang; Mohammad Salehizadeh; Onaizah Onaizah; Eric Diller

Local stimulation of osteocytes using a magnetically actuated oscillating beam

Onaizah Onaizah; Liangcheng Xu; Kevin Middleton; Lidan You; Eric Diller

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