Joshua Marshall

Associate Professor


Dr. Marshall joined Queen’s University in 2010 and has been instrumental in building the multidisciplinary Offroad Robotics research group (formerly the Mining Systems Laboratory) and, most recently, leading the development of the Ingenuity Labs Research Institute as Interim Director.  He is also a founding member of the NSERC Canadian Robotics Network (NCRN).  Dr. Marshall attained his doctoral degree in ECE from the University of Toronto, specializing in systems control, and in 2016-17 he was KKS International Visiting Professor of Computer Science at the Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems (AASS) in the School of Science and Technology at Örebro University, Sweden. Prior to joining Queen’s, Dr. Marshall was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University and, before that, worked as an R&D/Control Systems Engineer on both space and terrestrial robotics projects at the robotics firm MacDonald, Dettwiler, and Associates (MDA), Inc.  He currently holds a Senior Membership with the IEEE, which has included service as an elected Associate Editor to the Conference Editorial Board (CEB) of the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS), as well as a Senior Editor for the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Robots and Systems (IROS). He has also served on three occasions as co-organizer of the Control and Robotics Symposium of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) and, since 2018, as a member of the IEEE Medal for Environmental & Safety Technologies Committee.  At Queen's, Dr. Marshall is also cross-appointed to the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and to The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining where he supervises graduate research.

For more information about Dr. Marshall and his research, visit the Offroad Robotics webpage and the Ingenuity Labs webpage.