Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechatronics research

Research is currently being pursued in three main areas of interest:

Members involved in this research area bring together expertise from a number of different research and consulting disciplines, including:


file  Automation and control                     file  Mechanical design                                         file  Micro-devices

file  Sensors                                          file  Motion control systems                                  file  Medical robotics

file  Biomimetic structure                         file  Actuators for artificial muscle                          file  Real-time embedded systems


We invite our postgraduate students to contribute to research in these areas - see our list of available research projects.


Undergraduate Mechatronics Research Journal

The Undergraduate Mechatronics Research Journal is compiled and published by those involved in this research.  You can find more detail and view calls for submissions by downloading the journals here.