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PhD Nanopositioning and Piezoelectric Mechatronics

A PhD scholarship is available for a student to join the Precision and Nanopositioning project at the University of Newcastle. The project involves the design and control of piezoelectric nanopositioning devices, including micro-cantilevers and XYZ scanners with sub-nanometer accuracy for Atomic Force Microscopy applications.

The successful candidate will have access to the state-of-the-art laboratory facilities […]

Dr Ruppert receives HDR Excellence Award

Dr Michael Ruppert has been selected as the recipient of the Higher Degree by Research Excellence Award for the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment in 2017. The award recognises excellence in research and aims to encourage, reward and celebrate outstanding achievement in research by candidates in any area of the University. Congratulations Michael!

Precision Mechatronics at the Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, July 9-12, 2018

Join us in Auckland, New Zealand at the conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) to collaborate with other researchers and engineers. Dr Ruppert and Dr Yong from the Precision Mechatronics lab and Prof Sadeghian from TNO, The Netherlands are organising an invited session on ‘Design and Control of Micro and Nano Precision Mechatronic Systems’.

This session covers state-of-the-art approaches to […]

IEEE Seminar by Dr Ruppert at Univ. of Western Australia

Dr. Michael Ruppert from the Precision Mechatronics Lab is giving a 1 hour seminar on ‘Self-Sensing, Estimation and Control in Multifrequency Atomic Force Microscopy’ at the University of Western Australia. The talk is hosted by the IEEE WA joint EDS/SSC/IPS Chapter.

Event information

Date: Friday, 19 May 2017

Time: 2.00 PM

Venue: Billings Room 3.04, 3rd floor. Electrical […]

Raman Microscope Booking System



Horiba-AIST Xplora Plus Confocal Raman Microscope for TERS

The Precision Mechatronics Lab has installed a Horiba Xplora Plus Confocal Raman microscope and AIST AFM. This combination provides confocal and Tip Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS). These capabilities allow the 3D mapping of optical properties, topography, and chemical composition, with 400nm resolution in transparent volumes, and 10nm resolution on surfaces. This instrument supports a broad […]

Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Munich, Germany, July 3-7, 2017

Join us in Munich, Germany at the conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) to collaborate with other researchers and engineers. Dr Ruppert and Dr Yong from the Precision Mechatronics lab are organising an invited session on ‘Design and Control of Micro and Nano Precision Mechatronic Systems’, with the goal of bringing together researchers and engineers to advance the state-of-the-art […]