Kunlun Yan completed his PhD in optics in Laser Physics Center of Australian National University in 2019. His research was focused on realizing on-chip optical amplifier based on rare-earth doped chalcogenide planar waveguides. Kunlun Yan joined ANFF in 2023 and his research interests include optical film coating, planar waveguide fabrication, precision optics manufacturing and machining, and …

Yan Read More »


Dr Pradip Singha is a highly accomplished engineer with a strong background in microfluidics, lithography, etching, materials characterisation, and semiconductor technology. He has a Master of Technology in Nanotechnology from the National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India and a PhD in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering from Griffith University, Australia. He has published 16 papers in …

Singha Read More »


Erick received his PhD in Physics from the University of Queensland in Australia. As a postdoctoral fellow his research focused on the fundamental origins of nanomechanical dissipation, high precision sensing, hybrid systems, integrated photonics and phononics. Erick currently works at the Australian National Fabrication Facility supporting and developing nanofabrication processes. His expertise profile is quite …

Romero Read More »


I am an adept Micro/Nano Lithography process engineer with 20+ years of dedicated experience. My focus lies in harnessing intricate patterning and process techniques to drive technological breakthroughs. I am proficient in optimising lithography processes and managing cutting-edge equipment. My journey in research and process engineering is defined by innovation, precision, and a relentless pursuit …

Sivan Read More »


Roger is a Senior Process Engineer – Nanofabrication at ANFF-NSW University of Sydney. He spent the last 4 years working as a nanofabrication process engineer for Microsoft Quantum. In this role, and prior to this at UNSW, he worked on several devices and materials systems, including superconductors, semiconductors, qubits, microwave resonators, Josephson junctions, and SQUIDs. …

Ackroyd Read More »


Senior Technical Officer with a profound background in micro/nano fabrication techniques. Specialising in PVD, dry etching, FIB, and EBL, driving innovations in optics and photonics. Accomplished projects include nitrogen gas line remediation and Bio-print lab renovation. Passionate about pushing scientific boundaries and supporting researchers.


Lim Wu Sim is a Senior Process Engineer – Nanofabrication at ANFF-NSW University of Sydney. Lim has been part of Australia’s semiconductor industry for more than a decade, with experience in a variety of projects across academia and industry, most recently working in Microsoft’s team developing a quantum computer. He is knowledgeable in end-to-end device …

Sim Read More »


Simon Ruffell joins the ANFF-NSW University of Sydney as our Quantum and Semiconductor Engagement Manager. Simon has extensive experience in the semiconductor technology industry and, more recently, in quantum computing. His role is to assist in planning, especially with respect to the infrastructure requirements to support the significant opportunities emerging around research translation in quantum …

Ruffell Read More »


Chiping is a senior technical officer from RMIT MNRF with 30+ years’ experience on photolithography, thin film deposition, doping, etching, and wire-bonding, etc. She is managing MNRF cleanroom teaching facilities assisting users for semiconductor device fabrication and process practice.


Michal is involved in the design, fabrication and characterisation of optical microelectromechanical (MEMS) devices.


Dr Bingzhao Xia joined ANFF-Qld in 2020 as a Senior Professional Officer and provides training on soft lithography and the microfluidics platform. His expertise areas are in design and characterisation of droplet-based microfluidic systems. He obtained his PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Wyoming, USA, in 2016, where he developed a nitrogen purged …

Xia Read More »


Mr Glenn Walker is a Senior Technical Operations Specialist within the ANFF-Qld and Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre at the Queensland Microtechnology Facility, Griffith University. Glenn is a microelectronic engineer and an experienced semiconductor device process engineer.