Location N21-2015
Academic Staff in charge Prof. Qingsong XU
Technician Hang Cheong WONG
Telephone (853) 8822-2667
Open Access Reservation Period Monday: 9:00 – 10:30
Tuesday: 9:00 – 11:00
Wednesday: 9:00 – 10:30
Thursday: 9:00 – 10:30
Friday: 9:00 – 10:30


Smart and Micro/Nano Systems Laboratory aims to develop smart automated systems at small spatial scales and explore promising methodology towards new scientific challenges in micro/nano scale applications by providing state-of-the-art research platform for students and researchers to working at this cutting-edge field, which paves new ways in such practical applications as industry, biology, medicine, micro-/nanotechnology and the environment.


  • Olympus IX81 inverted microscope with CCD camera
  • Sutter MPC-385 micromanipulator
  • Harvard Apparatus PLI-100A pico-injector
  • Micropipette puller and microforge system
  • Piezoelectric actuators and drivers
  • Laser displacement sensors
  • Precision microbalance
  • PI nanopositioner
  • dSPACE and NI cRIO real-time controllers
  • NI DAQ boards
Experimental setup of mico/nano-positioning stages.
Experimental setup of mico/nano-manipulation devices.
Posters of final-year projects by undergraduate students.
One corner of Smart and Micro/Nano Systems Laboratory.


  1. Optimal design and analysis of MEMS devices and precision machines
  2. System identification and calibration of micro/nano positioning stages
  3. Precision motion and force control of bio-manipulation systems
  4. Design and testing of smart transducers (PZT, PVDF, VCM, etc.)
  5. Structural impact monitoring and diagnosis

Courses supported

EMEB223 Mechatronics
EMEB312 Control Engineering
EMEB410 Design Project
ELME701 Introduction to Research
ELME731 Micromechatronics and Applications
ELME732 Intelligent Theory and Engineering Applications