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Modeling and Control of Biological Nano/Micro Systems at the American Control Conference, May 24-26, Seattle, USA

We invite technical contributions for an invited session in the field of modeling and control of biological systems at the 2017 American Control Conference (ACC). Contributions are solicited in areas including modeling, simulation, design, optimization, estimation, diagnostics and control methods with applications to various biological systems at the nano-/micro-scale.

Please send your submission (a draft paper or extended summary) […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Conferences, Events|0 Comments

Best Paper Finalist at IEEE AIM 2016

This article presents a new method for fabricating nanopositioning systems from a single layer of piezoelectric material by ultrasonic machining. The article is among 5 finalists for the best paper award at the IEEE Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics which will be held in Banff, Canada on the 12th to 15th of July.

By |June 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

IEEE Nanotechnology Council

Andrew Fleming has been appointed as an IEEE Control Systems Society representative on the IEEE Nanotechnology Council. The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) is a multi-disciplinary group whose purpose is to advance and coordinate work in the field of Nanotechnology carried out throughout the IEEE in scientific, literary and educational areas. The Council supports the […]

By |January 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments

New Journal Launched

We are pleased to launch the new Mechatronics Specialty Section of Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering led by Chief Editors A/Prof. Andrew Fleming (University of Newcastle) and Prof. Saman Halgamuge (University of Melbourne). The section seeks to publish research on mechatronic technologies with a high societal impact including applications in fabrication, automotive, autonomous systems, imaging, control, […]

By |December 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

Precision Mechatronics at the American Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, July 6-8, 2016

Join us in Boston at ACC 2016 to collaborate with other researchers and engineers on the design and control of precision mechatronic systems including nanopositioning, microscopy, motion control, and lithography. The contributed papers will include advances from both academic and industrial researchers. In 2015, industrial involvement included: ASML, Agilent, IBM, NT-MDT, Nikon Corporation, Irmato […]

By |September 6th, 2015|Conferences, Events|0 Comments

International Research Fellowship

An International Research Fellowship is available to visit the Precision Mechatronics lab in 2016. The fellowship will include all travel and accommodation costs for a period between four weeks and six months. The due date is July 29, 2015. Please contact Andrew Fleming for more details.

Yik Teo Selected as Finalist for the Best Student Paper at IEEE MSC 2015 in Sydney.

Congratulations to Yik Teo who has been selected as a finalist for the best student paper award at the IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control which will be held in Sydney during September, 2015. Yik will present his work on a new high-performance repetitive controller that was experimentally validated on a nanopositioning system.

By |July 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Shannon Rios Awarded for Best Paper Finalist at AIM 2015.

Congratulations to Shannon Rios who was a finalist for the best student paper award at the IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics conference which was held in Busan, Korea during July, 2015. Shannon’s work described the design and analysis of a miniature piezoelectric leg for robotic insects.

 

Precision Mechatronics at ACC 2015

Invited Sessions on Precision Mechatronics at the American Control Conference, Chicago, Illinois, July 1-3, 2015
The sessions will focus on collaboration between groups working on nanopositioning, microscopy, motion control; and the wider control community. The contributed papers will include advances from both academic and industrial researchers. In 2014, Industrial involvement included: Nikon Corporation, Mori Seiki […]

By |August 26th, 2014|Conferences, Events|0 Comments

New Book on Nanopositioning

Dr. Fleming and Dr. Kam Leang have published the first text on nanopositioning systems that provides a complete description of the design, modeling, and control.