Research Categories

Machines & Systems

This category covers:

  • Computational Engineering & Multiscale Modelling
  • Control Systems
  • Data & Text Mining
  • Embedded Systems
  • Human Factors & Ergonomics
  • Infrastructure Systems and Maritime Studies
  • Intelligent Design & Machines
  • Intelligent Systems & Machines
  • Machine Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Mechanics of Micro-systems
  • Multiscale Process Systems Engineering
  • Robotics

Related Links:
Centre for Human Factors and Ergonomics (CHFE)
Centre for Intelligent Machines (CIM)
Centre for Modelling and Control of Complex Systems (CMCCS)
Centre for Mechanics of Micro-Systems (CMMS)
MicroMachines Centre (MMC)
Robotics Research Centre (RRC)

NameResearch Interests
Asst Prof Alessandro RomagnoliAlessandro's research interests are: - Waste heat recovery (Thermo-electric generation, Boosting technology and turbocharging, Organic ranking cycles) - Battery thermal management - Thermal energy storage - Propulsion for UAVs
Assoc Prof Ali Iftekhar MaswoodDesign and Evaluation of a New Converter Control Strategy for Near Shore Tidal Turbines Five-Level Multiple-Pole PWM AC-AC Converters with Reduced Components Count Novel Converter topology for hybrid Wind & Solar Energy Maximum Power Tracking Control Strategies using Fuzzy logic and Particle Swram Optimization Novel DC-DC buck-boost Converter for solar/Fuel Cell optimal power txtraction
Mr Ang Hock EngFracture Mechanics Analysis of Engineering Components using Boundary Element Methods. Instrumentation & Control of Fluid Power Systems.
Assoc Prof Ang Wei Tech- BioRobotics / Bio-Mechatronics - Rehabilitation Engineering - Assistive Technology - Robotic Microsurgery - Robotic Cell Micromanipulation
Assoc Prof Biju DhanapalanBiju Dhanapalan has research interests in the following areas: Digital animation and visual effects practice led research covers areas of feature films, commercials and TV serials; the interdisciplinary collaboration of art and technology in new media and interactive exhibits; 3D immersive technology in air traffic control systems; Motion analysis of classical dance forms; intuitive pedagogical tools for math learning. Multi-surface projections, Interactive Stereoscopy and Alternate Education. Inquiry into the play of 'song and and dance' in Indian cinema and its role in the narrative arc of films
Assoc Prof Cai WenjianProf Cai's areas of expertise are system modelling, control and optimization, multivariable system identification and control, sensor and instrumentation, mechanical system simulation and design, and intelligent systems. His current research works focus on industry applications in building HVAC processes, renewable energy processes and environmental processes.
Prof Chen I-Ming1) Mechatronics system design: cable-driven systems, biomorphic robots, entertainment robots; 2) Wearable sensors and haptic devices; 3) Body sensor network, wireless sensor network and sensor grid; 4) Reconfigurable automation; 5) Parallel kinematics machines (PKM); 6) Micro- and nano-manipulation systems; 7) Spherical actuators and smart material based actuators; 8) Robotic locomotion.
Assoc Prof Domenico CampoloHis research interests include mechatronic technologies with application to the new emerging fields of Phenomics and Neuro-Developmental Engineering, in both animal and human models; biomimetic microrobotics, including: design, fabrication, development and control of biologically inspired smart actuators and sensors.
Prof Er Meng JooProfessor Er Meng Joo's areas of expertise are intelligent control theory and applications, fuzzy logic and neural networks and robotics and automation. His current works focus on control theory and applications, fuzzy logic and neural networks, computational intelligence, cognitive systems, robotics and automation, sensor networks and biomedical engineering.
Asst Prof Erdal KayacanHis research areas are computational intelligence methods, sliding mode control, model predictive control, mechatronics and unmanned aerial vehicles.