The Department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering (PME) carries out research and provides education in the field of high-tech systems and scientific instrumentation. We aim to solve fundamental questions in engineering science to advance the performance of precision systems and devices as well as their design. Our specific mission is to merge mechanical engineering concepts with micro and nanoscience. We deliver skilled professionals and contribute knowledge to support leadership of the high-tech systems industry.
PhD: Direct-Write Manufacturing of Nanoparticle-based Structures
Are you interested in the field Nano engineering and specifically the topic Nanoparticles (NPs)? Then we have the prefect PhD position for you. The research group Micro and Nano Engineering (MNE) has a project which aims to research concepts and technologies for the direct-write of local NP patterns and functions.
Dissertation defense Giuseppe Radaelli
On Friday 15-9-2016 Giuseppe Radealli from the research group Mechanical System Design (hyperlink naar MSD groep) will defend his PhD thesis: “Synthesis of mechanisms with prescribed elastic load-displacement characteristics”.
Dissertation defence Yueting Liu
On Monday 25-9-2016 Yueting Liu from the research group Micro and Nano Engineering (hyperlink naar MNE groep) will defend his PhD thesis: “Materials Aspects of Hydro-Abrasive Wear in the Dredging Industry”.
Vacancy: PhD Position Multi-physics Design of Metamaterial-Based Measurement Systems
The vacant position is in the Structural Optimisation and Mechanics (SOM) research group.
Just Herder new chair of the PME Department
Just Herder has been appointed chair of the Department of Precision & Microsystems Engineering (PME) as of 1 January 2017, and as such he is picking up the baton from Urs Staufer.