PROF Andrew Fleming

Director, Priority Research Center for Complex Dynamics systems and Control
Deputy Head of School (Research), School of Electrical Engineering and Computing


The University of Newcastle
Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
+61 2 4921 6493



Andrew J. Fleming graduated from The University of Newcastle, Australia with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in 2000 and Ph.D in 2004. Professor Fleming is now the Director of the Precision Mechatronics Lab and the Priority Research Center for Complex Dynamic Systems and Control at The University of Newcastle, Australia.


His research includes micro-robotics, nano-positioning, and high-speed scanning probe microscopy. Professor Fleming’s research awards include the ATSE Batterham Medal, the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Outstanding Paper Award, the University of Newcastle Researcher of the Year Award, and the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment Award for Research Excellence. He is the co-author of three books and more than 190 Journal and Conference papers. Prof Fleming is the inventor of several patent applications and in 2012 he received the Newcastle Innovation Rising Star Award for Excellence in Industrial Engagement.


  • 3 Books

  • 100 Journal Articles

  • 110 Conference Articles

  • Citations: 6800

  • H-Index: 41


  • 8 Patent Applications

  • Founder of PiezoDrive

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Research Income: $14,903,837

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  • DST Group, NASA, Boeing, CERN, US Army, Airforce Research, Newport Optics, Brookhaven National Labs

  • Hunternet Defence and the Hunter Manufacturing Innovation Cluster

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