Minister of State visits the ASBLab

The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), visited the ASBLab and interacted with our socially assistive robots as part of the Canada Research Chairs announcement.

Professor Goldie Nejat, centre, holder of a new Canada Research Chair in Robots for Society, leading a tour of her lab. Left to right: Brian the robot, PhD student Derek McColl; Nejat; Mark Adler, Member of Parliament for York Centre; Ed Holder, Minister of State for Science and Technology and Member of Parliament for London West. Photo: Canadian Press Images.