University of Toronto
Dr. Goldenberg is the founder of the field of Robotics at the University of Toronto where he has been since 1982 a Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (now Emeritus), Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has an exceptional publication record with over 5800 citations (128 archival journal papers, 294 papers in major conferences, 15 book chapters and 63 patents granted and applied). He has supervised to date 46 PhD and 64 MASc theses. From 1975-1981 he has been an employee of SPAR Aerospace Ltd., of Toronto, working on the development of the first Space Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (Canadarm). Dr. Goldenberg is the founder of Engineering Services Inc., established in 1982 and operating in the development of robotics-based automation. Under his leadership, the company has achieved significant growth and a global leading role in a wide range of industrial sectors. In 2015 ESI was acquired by a Chinese Shenzhen-based consortium, and as of November 2016 the company become public listed in Hong Kong. Dr. Goldenberg is the CTO of the public company.
Robotics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation