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Invited speaker at the NSW Minister’s Future Economy Breakfast event on Quantum and Nanotech

A/Prof Yuen Yong was invited to present the PML research work at the NSW Minister’s Future Economy Breakfast event on Quantum and Nanotech, held at the Sydney Nanosicence Hub on 8th June 2018. The purpose of the event was to promote the need for further government support for quantum and nanotechnology research. The event […]

By |July 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Best Student Paper Award Finalist at IEEE AIM 2018

Congratulations to Meysam Omidbeike who was a finalist for the best student paper award at IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics in Auckland, July 2018.

By |July 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 […]

Best Paper Finalist at MARSS Conference 2018

This article presents a new method for abitrary placement of higher eigenmodes of cantilevers for atomic force microscopy. The article is among 4 finalists for the best conference paper award at the International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales which will be held in Nagoya, Japan on the 4th to 8th […]

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!

Research Supervision Award

Congratulations to Arnfinn Eielsen, Yuen Yong, and Andrew Fleming for receiving the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment Award for Research Supervision Excellence.

By |December 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 […]

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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 […]

Polytec 3D MEMS Analyzer

The Precision Mechatronics Lab has installed a Polytec MSA-100-3DSV-V analyzer for characterizing micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) in three dimensions. This instrument will allow new micro-sensors under development to be characterized up to frequencies of 24-MHz.

By |March 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments