Elizabeth A. Croft received the B.A.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering in 1988 from the University of British Columbia, the M.A.Sc. degree from the University of Waterloo in 1992 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1995.
She is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, where she is director of the Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory. She received a Peter Wall Early Career Scholar award in 2001 and an NSERC Accelerator Award in 2007.
Her research interests include industrial robotics, human-robot interaction, and mechatronics. She is a founding instructor of the MECH2 program, which won the 2005 ASME Curriculum development award, the 2007 UBC Alfred Scow award and the 2008 Alan Blizzard Award. She is a registered Professional Engineer, and a member of ASME and IEEE.