Projects for 2018

Only unallocated projects are available for preference submission.
Project title Specialisations Categories Sponsored Supervisor Student team
#1: Smart robotic surface for prevention and management of decubitus
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomechatronics/Medical Devices
  • Mechatronics
No Peter Xu Allocated
#3: A needle-tip Raman sensor for in vivo biopsy
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomechatronics/Medical Devices
  • Mechatronics
No Peter Xu Allocated
#4: Soft-robotic throat for evaluation of management approaches of dysphagia
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomechatronics/Medical Devices
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Peter Xu Allocated
#5: Flexible, Self-Adhering Sensors for Electromyography (EMG) Recording
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Smart Materials and Microtechnologies
No Kean Aw Allocated
#6: Wearable flexible stretch sensor
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Smart Materials and Microtechnologies
No Kean Aw Allocated
#7: National Instrument Autonomous Robotic Competition
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics
No Kean Aw Allocated
#8: Printing of Flexible Electrical Components
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Smart Materials and Microtechnologies
No Kean Aw Unallocated
#9: Energy Efficient Solar Desalination System
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Yes Alison Subiantoro Allocated
#10: Energy Efficiency Improvement of a Heat Pump System with an Expander
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
No Alison Subiantoro Allocated
#11: Energy Efficiency of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
No Alison Subiantoro Allocated
#12: Characterization of Electroosmotic Pressure in Closed-End Microchannels
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
  • Smart Materials and Microtechnologies
No Alison Subiantoro Allocated
#13: Localising kiwi birds from their calls in NZ bush
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Acoustics
No Yusuke Hioka Allocated
#14: Investigating loudspeaker/microphone configuration for real-time speech masking system
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Acoustics
No Yusuke Hioka Allocated
#15: Internet of Things enabled Smart AGVs for Industry 4.0
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Systems
No Ray Y Zhong Allocated
#16: Internet of Things enabled Real-time Visibility in Industry 4.0
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Systems
No Ray Y Zhong Unallocated
#17: IoT-enabled Cloud Manufacturing Platform for Industry 4.0
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Systems
No Ray Y Zhong Unallocated
#18: N-dimensional presentation model for RFID Big Data from smart factory
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Systems
No Ray Y Zhong Unallocated
#19: Reduced order analysis of industrial air blast freezers
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
No Stuart Norris Unallocated
#20: Analysis of fire rating of insulated walling using CFD
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
No Stuart Norris Allocated
#21: Inverse design of yacht sails
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Stuart Norris Unallocated
#22: The ability of CFD to rank yacht sail designs
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Stuart Norris Unallocated
#23: Aerodynamics and acoustics of UAV propeller shrouds
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Acoustics
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Michael Kingan Unallocated
#24: Acoustic levitation using an array of ultrasonic transducers
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Acoustics
No Michael Kingan Allocated
#25: Aerodynamics and acoustics of contra-rotating UAV propellers
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Acoustics
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Michael Kingan Unallocated
#26: Hospital acoustics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Acoustics
No Michael Kingan Unallocated
#27: Experimental and theoretical analysis of vibrations of a nearly periodic structure
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
No Vladislav Sorokin Unallocated
#28: Mitigation of vibrations by nonlinear tuned vibration absorbers
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
No Vladislav Sorokin Unallocated
#29: Synthesizing a structure featuring unidirectional invisibility
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
No Vladislav Sorokin Unallocated
#30: Parametric amplification of vibrations of a model micro electromechanical structure
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
No Vladislav Sorokin Unallocated
#31: Co-ordinated Multi Drone Transportation of Cargo
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Karl Stol Allocated
#32: Integrated Heater Control System
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomechatronics/Medical Devices
No Peter Xu Allocated
#33: Power Management Circuit Design for Random Vibration Energy Harvesting
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics
No Lihua Tang Unallocated
#34: CFD Simulation and Experiment on Thermoacoustic Engine based Waste Heat Energy Recovery System
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Acoustics
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
No Lihua Tang Unallocated
#35: Smart Helmet
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
  • Mechatronics
No Lihua Tang Unallocated
#36: Ground Vehicle Dynamics Simulation with Virtual Reality
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
No Lihua Tang Allocated
#37: A Bio-inspired Adaptive Sugar Glider
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Minas Liarokapis Allocated
#38: Augmented Reality based Humanlike Telemanipulation with a Dual Robot Arm Hand System
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Minas Liarokapis Allocated
#39: Reimagining the OpenBionics Adaptive, Humanlike Robot Hand
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomechatronics/Medical Devices
  • Design/Systems Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
No Minas Liarokapis Allocated
#40: Autonomous Package Delivery with a New Class of Drones
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
No Minas Liarokapis Allocated
#41: Multi-material 3D printing of functional electronic structures
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
  • Mechatronics
  • Smart Materials and Microtechnologies
No Jonathan Stringer Unallocated
#42: Design, build and validation of an open source bubble tensiometer
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
  • Mechatronics
  • Smart Materials and Microtechnologies
No Jonathan Stringer Unallocated
#44: Material Suitability for High Voltage Electrical System Enclosures in Formula SAE
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Eva Hakansson Allocated
#45: Brake chutes for electric land speed record vehicle
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Eva Hakansson Allocated
#46: Adaptive active sound control in 1 dimension: noise control and acoustic cloaking
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Acoustics
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Brian Mace Unallocated
#47: Assembly Simulation with Virtual Reality
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
  • Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Systems
No Xun Xu Allocated
#48: MTConnect-based Cyber Physical Machine Tool
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Systems
  • Mechatronics
No Xun Xu Allocated
#49: Reconfigurable Platform for 3D Printers
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Systems
No Xun Xu Unallocated
#50: Design and failure analysis of hardpoints for use in a Formula: SAE car
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Tom Allen Allocated
#51: Influence of Processing Parameters Flammability of Additively Manufactured FDM Parts
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Jonathan Stringer Allocated
#52: Tree Branches as Windborne Debris during Storms
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Peter Richards Unallocated
#53: Interaction of tilted co-planar UAV rotors
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Peter Richards Unallocated
#54: Design, Build and Validation of a Test Station for Inkjet Printheads
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Smart Materials and Microtechnologies
No Jonathan Stringer Unallocated
#55: A computer model of design coordination to support engineering management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
No David Wynn Unallocated
#56: Assessing advantages and limitations of VR for visualising advanced design information
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
No David Wynn Unallocated
#57: Developing an immersive VR system to visualise "design margins" in a mechanical design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
No David Wynn Unallocated
#58: System for collecting engineering project data allowing simulation of projects in a "virtual environment"
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
No David Wynn Unallocated
#59: Implementation and Testing of a Remote Teaching Laboratory for VEX Robots
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics
No Hazim Namik Unallocated
#60: Vehicle Simulator for Robotic Driver Testing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Hazim Namik Unallocated
#61: Demonstration Equipment for Dynamics Concepts
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Hazim Namik Unallocated
#62: 3D printing using an industrial robot
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Systems
No Xun Xu Allocated
#63: Design, Optimisation and Manufacture of Carbon Fibre Wheel Shells for a Formula SAE Car
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Krishnan Jayaraman Allocated
#64: Inertial measurement error sources and OC-IMUs
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
  • Smart Materials and Microtechnologies
No Tim Giffney Unallocated
#65: Metal wire laydown in 3D printing
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics
No Tim Giffney Unallocated
#66: Dynamically updating a mixed reality environment based on stereo vision
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics
No Tim Giffney Allocated
#67: 3D printing of silicone for soft devices
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics
No Tim Giffney Unallocated
#68: Early Detection of Drivetrain Failures
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Jaspreet Dhupia Unallocated
#69: Control of a self-driving car
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Jaspreet Dhupia Allocated
#70: Development of Helmholtz resonator designs for application in insulating walls
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Acoustics
  • Dynamics and Control
No George Dodd Unallocated
#71: An impact-based technique for determine Flanking transmission of sound in Buildings
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Acoustics
  • Dynamics and Control
No George Dodd Unallocated
#72: An investigation of the mechanical properties of reeds used in musical instruments and using additive manufacturing to reproduce playable ‘reeds’ w
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Acoustics
  • Dynamics and Control
No George Dodd Unallocated
#73: Multifunctional properties of nanoparticle-reinforced polymer composites
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Krishnan Jayaraman Unallocated
#74: Application of time-reverse acoustics and frequency shifting in public address and communication systems
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Acoustics
  • Dynamics and Control
No George Dodd Unallocated
#75: Multilayer part produced through rotational moulding
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Krishnan Jayaraman Unallocated
#76: Wind Tunnel Investigation of the Pedestrian Wind Environment Around a Standard Building Layout Using Several Experimental Methods
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Richard Flay Allocated
#77: Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Drag Reduction System for the wings on a FSAE car
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Richard Flay Allocated
#78: Accurate belt speed estimation on heavy duty conveyor system
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics
No Jaspreet Dhupia Unallocated
#79: Development of Novel Structural Housing Solutions for In-road Wireless EV Charging Solutions
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Simon Bickerton Allocated
#80: Target tracking system for understanding neural deficits in developmental disease
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomechatronics/Medical Devices
No Luke Hallum Unallocated
#81: Electromechanical system for precise finger-tip stimulation
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomechatronics/Medical Devices
No Luke Hallum Unallocated
#82: Conveyor Belt Weighing via Energy Input Measurement
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
Yes Brian Mace Unallocated
#83: Investigation of Lifting Body Technology for Quadcopters
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Peter Richards Allocated
#84: Skydiver UAV – GPS Tracking and Recovery
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Karl Stol Unallocated
#85: Autonomous Drone Navigation for Tunnel Inspection
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Karl Stol Allocated
#86: Flight Control of a Tilted-Rotor Quadcopter
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Mechatronics
No Karl Stol Unallocated
#87: Development of Preforming Techniques for the Manufacture of High Performance Yacht Structures via Resin Infusion
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Simon Bickerton Unallocated
#88: Dynamic characterisation of polymeric foam cores for marine applications
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Tom Allen Unallocated
#89: Optimising Rugby Sidestep Performance using Wearable Technologies and Motion Capture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomechatronics/Medical Devices
  • Mechatronics
No Andrew McDaid Unallocated
#90: Artificial Intelligence algorithms to automatically prescribe Robot-Botox therapies
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomechatronics/Medical Devices
  • Mechatronics
No Andrew McDaid Unallocated
#91: Automatic Floor Roughness System for the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel (BLWT)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Richard Flay Unallocated
#92: Develop new wireless "artificial muscle" robotic devices
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Biomechatronics/Medical Devices
  • Mechatronics
No Andrew McDaid Allocated
#93: Development of a method to 3D print pressure-tapped yacht sails reliably
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Aero-Fluid-Hydrodynamics
No Richard Flay Unallocated
#94: Investigation of fire reaction behaviour of composites for aircraft interior applications
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Debes Bhattacharyya Allocated
#95: Parametric Study of Polymer Pulverisation for Production of Plastic Powders
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Richard Lin Unallocated
#96: Recyclability Study on Natural Fibre Reinforced Composites on Mechanical and Flammability Properties
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Richard Lin Unallocated
#97: Development and Testing of a Lab-scale Rotational Moulding Machine with an Alternative Heating Method
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Richard Lin Unallocated
#98: Investigation of the Effects of Binder on the Quality of Rice Husk Based Composite Particleboards
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Richard Lin Unallocated
#99: Design and Analysis of Concentric Magnetic Gearboxes
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Design/Systems Engineering
  • Dynamics and Control
No Jaspreet Dhupia Unallocated
#100: Development of novel fire retardant from animal based natural fibres
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials and Manufacturing Processes
No Debes Bhattacharyya Unallocated