Modelling and Design


Anthony is an experienced Chartered Mechanical Engineer with a solid trade background in manufacturing. He started his career as a fitter, turner and CNC machinist and when he acquired his Bachelor degree (Mechanical Engineering) moved to Flinders University working for the Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) and the Fiber Optic Sensing device group. Here he …

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John Nicholl is an Industrial Designer with experience in human centred design and rapid prototyping processes. Since 2021, John has worked as a mechanical design engineer for the Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) at Flinders University to bring innovator’s visions to life. With experience as a freelance designer and researcher at UniSA’s Studio for Confined …

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Victor is an expert in a multidisciplinary domain spanning nanotechnology, polymer manufacturing, surface engineering, micro/nano-systems development and biological systems. He is the Deputy Director and a Technology Ambassador of the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication (ANFF-Vic), Associate Professor in the Faculty of Engineering at Monash University and co-founder and CSO of Proton Intelligence. He is one …

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Rob Elliman is an Emeritus Professor of Physics in the Research School of Physics at the Australian National University (ANU) and Director of the ANU ion-implantation Laboratory (iiLab), a node of the NCRIS Heavy Ion Accelerator Capability. His fields of research include: nanotechnology; semiconductor materials science, oxide-based electronics, memristive-switching in transition-metal oxides, ion-implantation and ion-beam …

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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 …

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Professor Karen Reynolds is Director of the Medical Device Research Institute at Flinders University. As a Biomedical Engineer, she is passionate about connecting research and industry to ensure effective research translation. In 2008, she founded the Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) Ideas Incubator, a program designed to facilitate early-stage innovation and collaborations across the MedTech …

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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 …

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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. …

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Specialises in the operation of the DMG – Ultrasonic 5 axis CNC Mill.


Izak Lorton is undertaking a Certificate III Engineering Mechanical (Machinist) Apprenticeship. Having already completed a degree in product design, he is very excited to have joined ANFF-SA’s highly skilled team. Through his apprenticeship, Izak is learning ‘hands-on’ the latest in design and fabrication techniques and is working directly with biomedical engineers. Under the guidance of …

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