Bruno Belzile holds a B.Eng. degree and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Polytechnique Montréal. His thesis focused on underactuated grippers and proprioceptive tactile sensing. He continued his research in robotics at the Center for Intelligent Machines at McGill University, where he worked on kinematics, dynamics and control of parallel robots. He was the recipient of the FRQNT Étudiant-chercheur étoile Award in 2017 and the Best Research Paper Award in robotics and mechatronics at the IFToMM World Congress in 2019.