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Dr Khalid Arif PhD, MEng, BSME

Senior Lecturer in Mechatronics and Robotics

School of Engineering and Advanced Technology

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: AV1.20, 229 Dairy Flat Highway
    Campus: Albany

Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering - Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA (2011)
  • M.Eng. in Engineering Synthesis - The University of Tokyo, Japan (2004)
  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering - UET Lahore, Pakistan (2000)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Bioinstrumentation

Intelligent robotics

Electro-optical and mechatronic systems

Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Automation and Control Engineering (091302): Autonomous Vehicles (091303): Biomedical Engineering (090300): Biomedical Instrumentation (090303): Engineering (090000): Manufacturing Engineering (091000): Manufacturing Robotics and Mechatronics (excl. Automotive Mechatronics) (091007): Mechanical Engineering (091300): Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) (091306): Microtechnology (091009): Precision Engineering (091011): Solid Mechanics (091308)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 8 6

Current Projects

Project Title: PSAF: Pastoral Robot - Pastoral Metering

Date Range: 2016 - 2017

Funding Bodies: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment; C-Dax Ltd

Project Team:

Project Title: PSAF: Automated Concrete Polishing

Date Range: 2016 - 2017

Funding Bodies: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment; Massey Ventures Ltd

Project Team:

Research Outputs

Journal

Ferreira, A., Arif, KM., Dirven, S., & Potgieter, J. (2017). Retrofitment, open-sourcing, and characterisation of a legacy fused deposition modelling system. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 90(9-12), 3357-3367
[Journal article]Authored by: Arif, K., Dirven, S., Potgieter, J.
Brooks, BJ., Arif, KM., Dirven, S., & Potgieter, J. (2017). Robot-assisted 3D printing of biopolymer thin shells. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 89(1-4), 957-968
[Journal article]Authored by: Arif, K., Dirven, S., Potgieter, J.
Sodavaram, NK., & Arif, KM. (2016). A compact stepper motor actuated disposable microgripper. International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing. 17(10), 1359-1364
[Journal article]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM. (2016). Discrete dipole approximation simulation of bead enhanced diffraction grating biosensor. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. 179, 105-111
[Journal article]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM., Icoz, K., & Chaudhry, IA. (2014). Advances in nanotechnology: Influence on biomolecular detection sensors. Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research Series A: Physical Sciences. 57(2), 109-124
[Journal article]Authored by: Arif, K.
Raza, A., Diegel, O., & Arif, KM. (2014). Robowler: Design and development of a cricket bowling machine ensuring ball seam position. Journal of Central South University. 21(11), 4142-4149
[Journal article]Authored by: Arif, K.
Najam, MTB., Arif, KM., & Lee, YG. (2013). Novel method for laser focal point positioning on the cover slip for TPP-based microfabrication and detection of the cured structure under optical microscope. Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 111(1), 141-147
[Journal article]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM., Raza, A., & Tabassum, SA. (2010). Visual servo based automation of an articulated robot work cell for part handling. Journal of Automation & Systems Engineering. 4(1), 1-10 Retrieved from http://jase.esrgroups.org/papers/4_1_1_10.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM., & Murakami, T. (2009). Slant beam rotation UV scanning to eliminate stair-steps in stereolithography fabrications. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 41(5-6), 527-537
[Journal article]Authored by: Arif, K.

Thesis

Arif, KM. (2011). Portable biosensor with coincident imaging and diffractometry. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM. (2004). Slant beam rotation scanning for stair-steps reduction in stereolithography. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Arif, K.

IP

Savran, CA., & Arif, KM.(2015). . 8933384: Multi-technique imaging system using vertical motion of stage to switch imaging techniques
[Patent]Authored by: Arif, K.

Conference

Wilson, H., Arif, KM., & Potgieter, J. (2017). Retrofitment and optimization of a legacy FDM system for biopolymer 3D printing. Poster session presented at the meeting of MaD for the Future 2017: A National Conference for Innovation in Manufacturing and Design. ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Arif, K., Potgieter, J.
Harrid, M., Arif, KM., Potgieter, J., & Archer, RH. (2017). Improving the rate of crystallization of Polylactic acid (PLA) on open source 3D printers. Poster session presented at the meeting of MaD for the Future 2017: A National Conference for Innovation in Manufacturing and Design. ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Archer, R., Arif, K., Potgieter, J.
Silver, K., Arif, KM., Archer, R., & potgieter, . (2017). Large scale printing in the dairy industry. Poster session presented at the meeting of MaD for the Future 2017: A National Conference for Innovation in Manufacturing and Design. ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Archer, R., Arif, K., Potgieter, J.
Whyman, S., Arif, KM., & potgieter, . (2017). Extrusion system for 3D printing from biopolymer pellets. Poster session presented at the meeting of MaD for the Future 2017: A National Conference for Innovation in Manufacturing and Design. ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Arif, K., Potgieter, J.
Ferreria, A., Arif, KM., & potgieter, . (2017, May). Investigation of the temporal spacing effect on fused deposition modelled part properties. Presented at MaD for the Future 2017: A National Conference for Innovation in Manufacturing and Design. ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Arif, K., Potgieter, J.
potgieter, ., & Arif, KA. (2017, May). Massey University Centre for Additive Manufacturing: A Revolution in Design Engineering. Presented at MaD for the Future 2017: A National Conference for Innovation in Manufacturing and Design. ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Arif, K., Potgieter, J.
Arif, KM., & Potgieter, J. (2017). Particle image velocimetry study of displacement field in granular continua under axisymmetric conditions. M2VIP 2016 - Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K., Potgieter, J.
Tubman, R., Potgieter, J., & Arif, KM. (2017). Efficient robotic SLAM by fusion of RatSLAM and RGBD-SLAM. M2VIP 2016 - Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K., Potgieter, J.
Kumar, A., Sharifi, H., & Arif, KM. (2017). Mobile machine vision development for urine patch detection. M2VIP 2016 - Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM., & Nassar, JA. (2016). Self-assembled diffraction grating biosensor for rapid detection of arsenic in water in a limited resource setting. Poster session presented at the meeting of 26th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors. Gothenburg, Sweden
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Arif, K.
Sharifi, H., Kumar, A., Alam, F., & Arif, KM. (2016). Indoor localization of mobile robot with visible light communication. MESA 2016 - 12th IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications - Conference Proceedings.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Alam, F., Arif, K.
Sodavaram, NK., Arif, KM., Budgett, DM., & McCormick, D. (2016). Size optimization and fatigue study of Ti-6Al-4V membranes for long-term ICP measurement. MESA 2016 - 12th IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications - Conference Proceedings.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Pillearachchige, K., Pereira, T., & Arif, KM. (2016). Bio-inspired multitasking robotic gripper design and development. MESA 2016 - 12th IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications - Conference Proceedings.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Lal, K., & Arif, KM. (2016). Feature extraction for moving object detection in a non-stationary background. MESA 2016 - 12th IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications - Conference Proceedings.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Tubman, R., & Arif, KM. (2016). Efficient people search and gesture recognition using a Kinect interfaced mobile robot. 2016 IEEE 14th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control, AMC 2016. (pp. 220 - 226).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM. (2015, October). Smart phone controlled compact optical imaging system for biosensing applications. Presented at SPIE/OSJ Biophotonics Japan. University of Tsukuba, Tokyo Campus, Tokyo, Japan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Arif, K.
Ahmed, AJ., & Arif, KM. (2014). An automated and cost-effective microfluidic platform for biosensing applications. Poster session presented at the meeting of 24th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors. Melbourne, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Arif, K.
Kim, D., & Arif, KM. (2014). Learning from NI Go, Sow, Grow Autonomous Robotic Competition. Poster session presented at the meeting of Spatially Enabled Livestock Management Symposium 2014. Hamilton, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM., Potgieter, J., & Diegel, O. (2013). Simulation of nanoparticle enhanced diffraction grating biosensor using DDA. 4th International Conference on Photonics, ICP 2013 - Conference Proceeding. (pp. 265 - 267).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K., Potgieter, J.
Arif, KM., & Savran, CA. (2011). A portable system for imaging and diffractometry. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Arif, K.
Hayrapetyan, K., Arif, KM., Savran, CA., & Nolte, DD. (2011). Nanoparticle light scattering on interferometric surfaces. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7908
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Lim, Y., Nolte, DD., Arif, K., & Savran, C. (2010). Limit of detection for a bead-based diffraction biosensor. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 7574
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM., Aftab, Z., & Najam, MTB. (2007). Layered Manufacturing System Using Industrial Robot to Support Mechatronic Product Development. (pp. 616 - 625). : International Conference on Manufacturing Automation
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM., Murakami, T., & Sakai, T. (2004). Slant Beam Rotation Scanning Method to Reduce Stair-Steps in Stereolithography. Tokyo: JSPE Spring Meeting
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM., Murakami, T., & Sakai, T. (2004). Development of Stereolithography System Using Slant Beam Rotation Scanning Method. Tokyo: JSPE Spring Meeting
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Murakami, T., Arif, KM., & Oikawa, K. (2004). Stereolithography Using Slant Beam Rotation Scanning for Stair-Step Reduction. (pp. 51 - 54). : Design Engineering Systems Division Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.
Arif, KM., Murakami, T., & Sakai, T. (2004). Design and Development of Slant Beam Rotation Scanning System to Reduce Stair-Steps in Stereolithography. The 26th Rapid Prototyping Symposium. (pp. 95 - 100). Japan: The 26th Rapid Prototyping Symposium
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Arif, K.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • English
    Last used: Today
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Urdu
    Last used: Today
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Japanese
    Last used: Recently
    Spoken ability: Average
    Written ability: Average

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 2 0
CoSupervisor 4 1

Teaching

282.371 Mechanical Engineering – Solid Dynamics

282.372 Mechanical Engineering – Mechanism and Component Design

282.758 Simulation, Modelling and Optimisation

282.762 Robotics and Automation (guest lecturer)

282.778 Mechatronics

Courses Coordinated

  • 282.371 Mechanical Engineering – Solid Dynamics
  • 282.758 Simulation, Modelling and Optimisation

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

CoSupervisor of:

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2017 - Arno Ferreira - PhD
    Comprehensive Investigation of Mechanical Properties of Fused Deposition Modelling

Media and Links

Media

  • 28 Oct 2016 - Online
    Healthier classrooms for Kiwi kids
    “Smart” windows developed in partnership with APL Window Solutions and a team of students led by Dr Khalid Arif of SEAT will also be installed and tested. A sensor measuring CO2 levels, temperature an
  • 26 Sep 2016 - Magazine, Online
    Classroom air quality study due

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