Location E11-2037
Academic Staff in charge Prof. Qingsong XU
Technician Jiaming DENG; 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


This lab is committed to developing smart robotic and mechatronic systems at multiple scales with promising methodology towards new scientific challenges in micro/nano-scale applications by establishing state-of-the-art research platform for students and researchers to work at this cutting-edge field, which leads to new ways in practical applications such as industry, biology, medicine, micro-/nanotechnology, and the environment.


  • ABB industrial robots
  • UR collaborative robots
  • Mobile disinfection robots
  • Robotic microinjection systems
  • Olympus microscopes with CCD camera
  • Micromanipulators and nanopositioners
  • Micropipette puller and microforge system
  • Piezoelectric and electromagnetic actuators and drivers
  • Laser and capacitive displacement sensors
  • dSPACE and NI cRIO real-time controllers

One corner of Smart and Micro/Nano Systems Laboratory


  1. Development and applications of industrial robots and service robots
  2. Optimal design and analysis of MEMS devices and precision machines
  3. System identification and calibration of robotic micro/nano positioning devices
  4. Precision motion and force control of micromanipulation and microrobot systems
  5. Design and testing of smart transducers (PZT, PVDF, VCM, EM, etc.)

Courses supported

EMEN2007 Mechatronics
EMEN3002 Control Engineering
EMEN4000 Graduation Project
EMEN7001 Introduction to Research
EMEN7011 Advanced Robotics and Control
EMEN7031 Micromechatronics and Applications
EMEN7032 Intelligent Theory and Engineering Applications
EMEN7998 Project Report 
EMEN7999 Academic Thesis 
EMEN8001 Advanced Topics in Electromechanical Engineering 
EMEN8999 Doctoral Thesis