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

Soft Robotic Manta Rays

PhD student Matheus Xavier introduces his research on soft robotic manta rays for low-impact exploration in sensitive underwater environments. Watch the video. https://youtu.be/BAN7ZxoomYo

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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N. F. S. de Bem; M. G. Ruppert; A. J. Fleming; Y. K. Yong

Simultaneous tip force and displacement sensing for AFM cantilevers with on-chip actuation: Design and characterization for off-resonance tapping mode Journal Article

In: Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 338, pp. 113496, 2022, ISSN: 0924-4247.

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Simultaneous tip force and displacement sensing for AFM cantilevers with on-chip actuation: Design and characterization for off-resonance tapping mode

M. G. Ruppert; D. Martin-Jimenez; Y. K. Yong; A. Ihle; A. Schirmeisen; A. J. Fleming; D. Ebeling

Experimental Analysis of Tip Vibrations at Higher Eigenmodes of QPlus Sensors for Atomic Force Microscopy Journal Article

In: Nanotechnology, vol. 33, iss. 18, pp. 185503, 2022, ISSN: 1361-6528.

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Experimental Analysis of Tip Vibrations at Higher Eigenmodes of QPlus Sensors for Atomic Force Microscopy

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

Piezoelectric Benders with Strain Sensing Electrodes: Sensor Design for Position Control and Force Estimation Journal Article

In: Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 335, pp. 113384, 2022, ISSN: 0924-4247.

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Piezoelectric Benders with Strain Sensing Electrodes: Sensor Design for Position Control and Force Estimation

M. S. Xavier; C. D. Tawk; Y. K. Yong; A. J. Fleming

3D-printed omnidirectional soft pneumatic actuators: Design, modeling and characterization Journal Article

In: Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical , vol. 332, iss. 2, pp. 113199, 2021, ISSN: 0924-4247.

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3D-printed omnidirectional soft pneumatic actuators: Design, modeling and characterization

T. R. Young; M. S. Xavier; Y. K. Yong; A. J. Fleming

A Control and Drive System for Pneumatic Soft Robots: PneuSoRD Inproceedings

In: International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Prague, Czech Republic , 2021, ISSN: 2153-0866.

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A Control and Drive System for Pneumatic Soft Robots: PneuSoRD
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