Welcome to the Precision Mechatronics Lab at the University of Newcastle

We are multidisciplinary group of electrical engineers, mechanical engineers and physicists developing new mechatronic and robotic technologies for fabrication, imaging, and health care

Conferences

Micromechatronic Systems at IFAC World Congress, 2020

Join us for the open track sessions on Modeling, Identification, Estimation and Control in Micromechatronic Systems, at IFAC World Congress 2020, in Berlin, Germany. Organizers: Prof Helon Vicente Hultmann Ayala, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio [...]

News

Matheus Xavier Wins School Heat of the 3 Minute Thesis

Matheus from the Precision Mechatronics Lab wins the school heat at the University of Newcastle of the 2021 3 Minute Thesis Competition.   With his talk titled "Soft Medical Robots: A Bioinspired Revolution" - Matheus [...]

Seminars

Harm Schepens: Ultrasonic Orthopaedic Implant Release

Date & Venue Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 02:00pm EF122  Abstract In order to recover from fractures suffered in the limbs, intramedullary (IM) rods are inserted into the bone marrow canal. When in place, the IM [...]

Publications

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M. S. Xavier; A. J. Fleming; Y. K. Yong

Design and Control of Pneumatic Systems for Soft Robotics: a Simulation Approach Journal Article

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Early Access , 2021.

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Design and Control of Pneumatic Systems for Soft Robotics: a Simulation Approach

S. I. Moore; Y. K. Yong; M. Omidbeike; A. J. Fleming

Serial-kinematic monolithic nanopositioner with in-plane bender actuators Journal Article

Mechatronics, 75 (102541), 2021, ISBN: 0957-4158.

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Serial-kinematic monolithic nanopositioner with in-plane bender actuators

M. S. Xavier; A. J. Fleming; Y. K. Yong

Finite Element Modeling of Soft Fluidic Actuators: Overview and Recent Developments Journal Article

Advanced Intelligent Systems, 3 (2), pp. 2000187, 2021, ISBN: 2640-4567.

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Finite Element Modeling of Soft Fluidic Actuators: Overview and Recent Developments

M. G. Ruppert; A. J. Fleming; Y. K. Yong

Active atomic force microscope cantilevers with integrated device layer piezoresistive sensors Journal Article

Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, 2021.

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Active atomic force microscope cantilevers with integrated device layer piezoresistive sensors

R. Seethaler; S. Z. Mansour; M. G. Ruppert; A. J. Fleming

Position and force sensing using strain gauges integrated into piezoelectric bender electrodes Journal Article

Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, pp. 112416, 2020, ISBN: 0924-4247.

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Position and force sensing using strain gauges integrated into piezoelectric bender electrodes
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