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Dr Ebubekir Avci

Dr Ebubekir Avci

Associate Investigator

Towards Zero Waste - Reconfigurable Systems

+64 6 356 9099, ext. 84146

Massey University Manawatū
Private Bag 11 222
Palmerston North 4442


Dr Ebubekir Avci received his PhD degree in robotics from Osaka University, Japan and was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Toyota Technological Institute, Japan in the field of parallel mechanism robots. Then, he was a Research Associate with the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College, London. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Mechatronics and Robotics at Massey University.

Research interests

Ebu’s research is focused on applying robotics approaches to bio-medical field in small scales. His research interests include nano-scale robots for molecule analysis, micro-scale robots for cell manipulation, and millimeter-scale robots for GI Tract analysis. In addition, he is interested in micro-nano manufacturing to develop novel smart mechanisms.

My current research interests include micro-nano systems for bio-medical applications.

Dr Ebubekir Avci

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Annual Report

New Associate Investigators 2019 - Annual Report 2019

May 28, 2020

An overview of the research interests of each of our nine new Associate Investigators.

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Annual Report

Funding successes - Annual Report 2019

May 26, 2020

Funding successes for our investigators and their research programmes during 2019. This funding enables our researchers and collaborators to continue their breakthrough research in advanced materials and nanotechnology.

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