What do robotic arms, fetch bots, heart beat monitors and guitar amps have in common? The UFV Mechatronics Program!

On December 5, 2016 Professor Tim Cooper‘s Physics 111 Mechanics class welcomed a few of Professor Lin Long‘s students in the Engineering Physics Diploma/Mechatronics program. The students displayed their course projects from ENPH 310 Analog Electronics and ENPH 320 Digital Electronics.

Jap Gill demonstrating his Robotic Arm which has been programed to pick up specific colours

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Perrin Waldock and his Fetch Bot using its sensors to locate and grab objects

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Dennis Schimann, Nokola Trotzuk and Perrin Waldock demonstrating their guitar amp.









David Mora Perea demonstrating his Heartbeat Monitor.


Mechatronics engineers and technologists marry mechanical, electrical, electronic, and software systems to create smart technologies for a wide range of use.

Mechatronics sensors and circuits control countless devices from microwave ovens to medical probes to lunar rovers. That’s why both large global enterprises and small high tech companies need trained mechatronics technologists to drive innovation in fields as varied as manufacturing, power generation and distribution, oil and gas, telecommunications, medical technology, robotics, aeronautics, and more.

UFV’s Physics Engineering diploma in Mechatronics can teach you how to connect the sensors, software, and circuits needed to control the emerging technologies that will improve our world. This advanced diploma provides you with a strong theoretical grounding in physics combined with hands-on courses in mechatronics.

After you complete your diploma, you are fully equipped to enter the workplace, or continue your studies to complete a Bachelor of Science in Physics at UFV or a degree in Engineering at another institution.

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