Metrology, especially related to surfaces and small displacements and forces. High-precision instrument systems. Mechanics and materials for Microsystems. Engineering Nanotechnology. Kinematics of mechanisms.
Council of euspen (European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology).
Editor-in-Chief (Europe) for Precision Engineering.
Scientific Advisory Board of Centre for Excellence in Metrology for Micro- and Nanotechnology.
UK National Measurement Scheme - Working Group of Engineering Measurements.
Editorial Board of Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical Systems Design/Analysis, Precision Engineering, Instrumentation, Conceptual modelling.
Leader of Precision Engineering Laboratory.
School of Engineering Senior Researcher (advisory role).
Leader for Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Programme.