The Biomedical Engineering suite of laboratories consists of four main areas with associated facilities:
A robotics/electronics/preparation area
- Robotic manipulators, electronics preparation area
A microscopy suite
- Confocal microscopes, micro-laser tracking systems, atomic force microscope, surgical and bench-top microscopes
A mechanical testing area
- Extensometer, milling machine, several mobile load cell and LVDT rigs
A dedicated cell-culture lab
- Incubator, fume cupboard, centrifuge and microbiological safety cabinet
The group also has state of the art dynamics and vibration testing equipments such as shakers, a macro/micro laser scanning vibrometer system, force transducers, accelerometers, EMG monitoring equipment and signal conditioning units.
We have access to other key facilities within the department including a machine shop and model shop with equipment such as a plasma cutter and several rapid-prototyping machines.
Certain equipment are open for public use by prior arrangement. Please contact Dr Ma for booking and payment information
Zeiss LSM 510 confocal laser scanning microscope withAxioplan 2 imaging MOT upright and Axiovert 200 MOT inverted microscope