ACTUS- Actimetry Laboratory at the Université de Sherbrooke

Research team for actimetry at the Université de Sherbrooke.

BIOMED - Biomechanics Laboratory

Research team for biomechanics at the Université de Sherbrooke, which purpose is to conduct biomechanical research at the interface of engineering and medicine.

CAMUS - Laboratory for the Design of Actuators and Motors at the Université de Sherbrooke

The CAMUS (Laboratoire de Conception d'Actionneurs et de Moteurs de l'Université de Sherbrooke) is a research laboratory specialized in innovative actuators for robotics, biomechanics and transport.

CRED - Collaborative Research for Effective Diagnostics

In a collaborative context, have a leading expertise in the knowledge management that supports effective transfer of a new procedure or biomedical technology from research to clinical practice.

CRN2 - Nanofabrication and Nanocharacterization Research Center 

The CRN2 (Centre de Recherche en NanoFabrication et en Nanocaractérisation) is active in fundamental and applied research in microelectronics, nanoelectronics, and optoelectronics. Applications of interest include, in particular, microelectronic devices, telecommunications and biomedical sensors.

Biophotonics and Optoelectronics Laboratory

Member of CRN2, the biophotonics and optoelectronics laboratory aims to build and characterize miniaturized hybrid devices used for biosensing and telecommunication applications.

Laboratory for Quantum Semiconductors and Photo-Based Nanotechnology

The laboratory for quantum semiconductors and photon-based nanotechnology is  a member of CRN2.

Ultrafast Optics Laboratory

Member of CRN2. Experimental study of optical and electronic properties of nanostructures.

Microwave Electronics Laboratory

Member of CRN2. Modeling, analysis and design of passive and active, microwave and millimetric circuits.

LÉA - Advanced Epitaxy Labortory

Member of CRN2. The research program explores the limits of the epitaxial growth process to develop new deposition approaches. The main objective of our activities is to expand the capabilities of the CBE techniques to facilitates the fabrication of compound semiconductor devices in new fields of applications, such as biophotonics, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), aerospace, or the environment.

MICROS - Microengineering Laboratory for MEMS

Member of CRN2. Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology is making an increasing impact on our society, both from quality of life and economic perspectives.  In the Microengineering Laboratory for MEMS, we are developing systems, technology, and underlying science to support this impact.

DOMUS - Laboratory at the Université de Sherbrooke

Domus (DOmotique et informatique Mobile à l'Université de Sherbrooke) is a research laboratory on computer science specialized in smart home and cognitive assistance for people with cognitive deficits.

EPIQ - The Physics of Quantum Information Team

The EPIQ (Équipe d Recherche en Physique de l'Information Quantique) research interests cover both theoretical and experimental aspects of quantum information science and mesoscopic physics.

GAUS - Acoustics Groupe at the Université de Sherbrooke

In order to accomplish its triple mission of research, education and transfer, the GAUS relies on a multidisciplinary team of almost 70 persons, including professors in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, adjunct professors, several research professionals, students. The GAUS has laboratory facilities which are unique in Canada and incorporate the Vibroacoustics laboratory, the Acoustic materials characterization laboratory, and the Control and Transducers laboratory. The gathering of complementary expertise about a common objective, the synergy allowed by the active participation of important industrial partners, and the construction of a common scientific basis which is relevant to these partners, allow knowledge development and innovation from the GAUS, while ensuring technology transfer and commercial applications.

Laser Micromachining Laboratory

The laser micromachining laboratory is part of the GAUS. A custom laser micromachining CNC system design at the University of Sherbrooke in collaboration with the National Optics Institute (INO) allows the ablation of materials with a resolution down to a few microns. The laser open new possibilities for MEMS prototyping at a scale from hundreds of microns to a few millimeters.


The GRAMS (Groupe de recherche en  appareillage médical de  Sherbrooke) research interest are in the area of design of electronic systems / embedded software in the field of medical imaging.

GRPA - Speech and Audio Research Group

The speech and audio research group work mainly in the field of digital signal processing, especially in the field of voice and audio processing. Our work is always on the lookout for industry needs, both in terms of standards (ITU, ETSI, 3GPP, 3GPP2, etc..) and proprietary applications. Our mission is to remain a world leader in the field of compression and enhancement of signals.

IntRoLab - Intelligent / Interactive / Integrated / Interdisciplinary Robot Lab

IntRoLab is a research laboratory pursuing the goal of studying, developing, integrate and using mechatronics and artificial intelligence methodologies for the design of autonomous and intelligent systems. Research activities involve software and hardware design of mobile robots, embedded systems and autonomous agents, and in-situ evaluation. Application areas are service robots, all-terrain robots, interactive robots, assistive robotics, telehealth robotics, automobile and surgical robots.

InterNe3LS - Interdisciplinary Research Group Nano-E3LS

R&D in nanotechnology raises fundamental issues in NE3LS (ethical, environmental, economic, legal and social dimensions). The objective is to develop a NE3LS accompanying interdisciplinary method for nanotechnological development.

LOCUS - Shock waves laboratorye

LOCUS (Laboratoire d'ondes de choc de l'Université de Sherbrooke) focuses on high speed flows and their applications, primarily in the aerospace and biomedical sectors. The research areas of interest are the development of instrumentation and methods of visualization of phenomena.

NECOTIS - The Neurocomputational and Intelligent Signal Processing Reserach Group

The neurocomputational and Intelligent Signal Processing (NECOTIS) research group conducts multidisciplinary research in the area of intelligent systems and man-machine communication. Exploratory, basic research and applications are developed around bio-inspired neural network systems for information and signal processing. Also, new signal processing and recognition techniques are developed based on biological knowledge.

TomOptUS - Laboratory of Diffuse Optical Tomography at the Université de Sherbrooke

Development of a non-contact diffuse optical tomography (DOT) scanner for small animal imaging. The goal is to be able to image the internal anatomy via the intrinsic optical properties of the biological tissues, aswell as biomolecular processes taking place inside an animal via functionalized fluorescent biomarkers injected.