Peter Goldsmith

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Associate Head of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

PhD - Mechanical Engineering

University of Toronto

MEng - Mechanical Engineering

University of Calgary

BSc - Mechanical Engineering

University of Calgary

Contact information

Courses

Robotics (ENME 505)

Foundations of Mechatronics (ENME 461)


Preferred method of communication

Email


Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Intelligent and autonomous systems
  • Robotics and mechatronics
  • Human-machine interfaces

Activities

Teaching

Dr. Goldsmith teaches in the areas of robotics, control systems, mechatronics, and mechanisms. 

Research

Dr. Goldsmith's research interests include robotics, mechanism design, control systems, human-machine interfaces, cognitive systems, mathematics, and education. He has patents pending for a novel remote actuation system and a method for precise human teleguidance.


Biography

Dr. Goldsmith is the Associate Head (Undergraduate) in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. Prior to completing his PhD in robotics at the University of Toronto, Dr. Goldsmith held research positions at Nova Husky Research Corporation in Calgary and at the Department of National Defence in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta.