Mr Anthony Fowler starts his Ph.D

July 2010

Anthony Fowler has commenced working toward his Ph.D with LDCNS. He is working on energy scavenging systems at the MEMS scale.

Mr Aaron Hammond commences his Ph.D

March 2010

Aaron Hammond has commenced working toward his Ph.D with LDCNS after graduating from the University of Newcastle in 2009. His research will be in the areas of MEMS and nanopositioning.

Joint Study Agreement Signed with IBM.

August 2009

A Joint Study Agreement has been signed with IBM Zurich Research Lab. The purpose of the research program is to develop new methodologies for fast nanopositioning.

RSI invited review paper featured in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology.

August 2008

The article, “Invited Review Article: Accurate and fast nanopositioning with piezoelectric tube scanners: Emerging trends and future challenges,” published in Review of Scientific Instruments 79, 071101 (2008), has been selected for the August 4, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology. The Virtual Journal, which is published by the American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society in cooperation with numerous other societies and publishers, is an edited compilation of links to articles from participating publishers, covering a focused area of frontier research. You can access the Virtual Journal at — You can download the review article from here. The review article was also featured on the cover of Review of Scientific Instruments — You can see the coverĀ here.