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

Dr Michael Ruppert elected as Fresh Scientist for 2021

Doctor Michael Ruppert has been announced as one of the 2021 Fresh Scientists. This program is run by Science in Public and aims to upskill Early Career Researchers into science communicators. Michael is an Early Career [...]

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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S. Behrens; S. O. R. Moheimani; A. J. Fleming

Multiple mode current flowing passive piezoelectric shunt controller Journal Article

In: Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 266, no. 5, pp. 929–942, 2003.

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A. J. Fleming; S. O. R. Moheimani

Precision current and charge amplifiers for driving highly capacitive piezoelectric loads Journal Article

In: IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 282–284, 2003.

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D. C. Handley; T. F. Lu; Y. K. Yong; W. J. Zhang

A simple and efficient dynamic modelling method for compliant micropositioning mechanisms using flexure hinges Inproceedings

In: Proc. SPIE on Device and Process Technologies for MEMS, Microelectronics, and Photonics III, Perth, Australia, pp. 67-76, 2003.

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S. O. R. Moheimani; S. Behrens; A. J. Fleming

Dynamics and stability of wideband vibration absorbers with multiple piezoelectric transducers Inproceedings

In: Proc. IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, Berkeley, CA, 2002.

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A. J. Fleming; S. O. R. Moheimani

Power harvesting piezoelectric shunt damping Inproceedings

In: Proc. IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, Berkeley, CA, 2002.

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