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


  • Micro and Nano-scale Positioning Systems at AIM 2014

Micro and Nano-scale Positioning Systems at AIM 2014

  • February 20th, 2014

Advances in Micro and Nano-scale Positioning Systems at IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Besançon, France, July 8-11, 2014
Despite the success of scanning probe and micro-scale systems, limitations still exist in […]

  • Precision Mechatronics at ACC 2014

Precision Mechatronics at ACC 2014

  • February 20th, 2014

Invited Sessions on Precision Mechatronics at the American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, June 4-6, 2014
In recent years, the American Control Conference has become a leading forum for Precision Mechatronics. […]


  • New Book on Nanopositioning

New Book on Nanopositioning

  • June 13th, 2014

Dr. Fleming and Dr. Kam Leang have published the first text on nanopositioning systems […]

  • ARC Future Fellowship Award

ARC Future Fellowship Award

  • February 4th, 2014

Dr. Andrew Fleming has been awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship for full-time […]

  • Ph.D. Scholarships

Ph.D. Scholarships

  • January 30th, 2014

Ph.D. Scholarships are available for international and Australian applicants in the following areas:

Precision Sensors
Optical […]

Precision Mechatronics Lab
The Precision Mechatronics Lab develops new devices and processes for imaging and fabrication. This includes new sensors, actuators and control systems for applications in microscopy, mask-less lithography, and biomedical imaging.
Our Projects
Australian Research Council
The Precision Mechatronics Lab is supported by the Australian Research Council, Industrial Partners, The Center for Complex Dynamics Systems and Control (CDSC), and the University of Newcastle.
Our Partners
Newcastle Beach
The University of Newcastle is ranked in the top 3% of world universities and #26 for a university under 50 years old. We are a research intensive university with a world-wide reputation for research in Engineering, the Sciences, and Medicine.
About the University

Recent Publications