Contact Details

Luke Robert McCourt

Precision Mechatronics Lab
School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
The University of Newcastle
Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
+61 4921 7463



Luke R. McCourt graduated from The University of Newcastle, Australia with a Bachelor of Science (Physics) (Honours Class 1) with a faculty medal. He is currently a PhD student within the Precision Mechatronics Lab, located in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, The University of Newcastle. His research areas include non-linear optical systems and optical maskless lithography.


  • Faculty Medal (2016)
  • School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Vacation Scholarship (2015)
  • Faculty Commendation List (2013 and 2015)


The University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus
Bachelor of Science (Physics) with Honours Class 1
Thesis title: The Polarisation States of Supercontinua Generated in Microstructured Optical Fibre
Supervisor: Dr. John Holdsworth

Teaching Experience

The University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus

  • PHYS1200 –  Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences
    Lab Demonstrator (2016 and 2018 )
  • PHYS2170 –  Quantum Mechanics and Semiconductor Physics
    Lab Demonstrator (2018)