Nihon Superior Centre
for the Manufacture of Electronic Materials

Staff


Dr Nogita graduated as an Engineer in Japan in 1990 and worked in the nuclear power industry with Hitachi Ltd. He was awarded a PhD from Kyushu University in 1997 and has subsequently worked on a variety of research projects, including the development of materials for alternative power industries and environmentally friendly applications. He migrated to Australia in 1999 after accepting a position at the University of Queensland, where he became the founding director of the Nihon Superior Centre for the Manufacture of Electronic Materials (NS CMEM) within the School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering in July 2012. He is also an invited Professor at Kyushu University and at the University of Malaysia Perlis. He holds 12 international patents and has authored over 180 refereed scientific papers. He has participated in the World Solar Challenge, one of the largest solar car racing event between Darwin to Adelaide in Australia, as a member of TeamArrow.


Mr Keith Sweatman

Senior Fellow

Mr Keith Sweatman

Mr. Sweatman is an Adjunct Senior Fellow. His early involvement with the tin industry led him to the field of the materials and processes involved in the manufacture of electronics where he has had a wide range of roles in research, business development and management. He has been particularly involved in dealing with the technical challenges arising from the conversion of the global electronics industry to lead-free technologies in compliance with the EU Directive on the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS). He has been active in international electronics manufacturing consortia such as iNEMI and HDPUG and was a member of the NASA/DoD lead-free project team. He regularly contributes papers to international conferences on electronics manufacturing and solder alloy metallurgy. He is currently Senior Technical Advisor to Nihon Superior Co. Ltd.


Dr Dongdong Qu

Postdoc Research Fellow

Dr. Qu is a ARC-Industry HUB project Research Fellow with NS CMEM.


 

Post Graduate Research Students


Mr Yuxiang Hu

PhD Candidate

Mr. Hu is a PhD candidate at The University of Queensland, majoring in Chemical Engineering.


Ms Syeda Umama Mehreen

PhD Candidate

Ms. Mehreen is a PhD candidate funded by an RTP grant at The University of Queensland, majoring in Materials Engineering.


Ms Flora Somidin

PhD Candidate

Ms. Somidin is a PhD candidate funded by the Malaysian Government at The University of Queensland, majoring in Materials Engineering.


Ms Shiqian Liu

PhD Candidate

Ms. Liu is a PhD candidate funded by UQ-CSC at The University of Queensland, majoring in Materials Engineering.


Ms Xin Fu Tan

PhD Candidate

Ms. Tan is a PhD candidate funded by an RTP grant at The University of Queensland, majoring in Materials Engineering.


Mr Youichirou Kawami

PhD Candidate

Mr. Kawami is a PhD candidate at The University of Queensland, majoring in Materials Engineering.


Mr Manjin Kim

PhD Candidate

Mr. Kim is a PhD candidate funded by an RTP grant at The University of Queensland, majoring in Materials Engineering.


Ms Nurul Razliana Abdul Razak

PhD Candidate

Ms. Abdul Razak is a PhD candidate funded by the Malaysian Government at The University of Queensland, majoring in Materials Engineering.


 

Master's Degree Students


Mr Jianzhi Yu

Master's Degree Student

Mr. Yu is a Master's degree student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


 

Undergraduate Students


Mr Amirul Rifqi Ayub Zamri

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student

Mr. Ayub Zamri is an undergraduate final year thesis student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Mr Patrick Horsley

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student

Mr. Horsley is an undergraduate final year thesis student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Mr Anthony Smith

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student

Mr. Smith is an undergraduate final year thesis student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Mr Muhammad Hafiz Husain

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student

Mr. Husain is an undergraduate final year thesis student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Ms Nur Haleeda Abdul Ghani

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student

Ms. Abdul Ghani is an undergraduate final year thesis student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


 

Graduated Research Students


Dr Dekui Mu

PhD Graduate 2012

Dr Dekui Mu

Dr. Mu, Associate Professor at Huaqiao University, China.


Dr Guang Zeng

PhD Graduate 2014

Dr Guang Zeng

Dr. Zeng, Special-Term Professor, Wrought Magnesium Research Centre, School fo Materials Science and Engineering, Central South University, China.


Dr Mohd Arif Anuar Mohd Salleh

PhD Graduate 2016

Dr. Mohd Salleh, Senior Lecturer/Electronic Packaging Materials Research Group Leader at School of Materials Engineering, University Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Malaysia


Dr Xuan Quy Tran

PhD Graduate 2017

Dr. Tran obtained his PhD degree from the University of Queensland, and he is currently a Postdoc Research Fellow at the Ultramicroscopy Research Center, Kyushu University.


Mr Xiaozhou Ye

Master's Degree Graduate 2018

Mr. Ye obtained his Master's degree student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Mr Matthew Gear

PhD Graduate 2019

Mr. Gear has submitted his PhD thesis at the University of Queensland, and he is currently a Research Engineer at the Defence Science and Technology Group, Melbourne.


 

Graduated Undergraduate Thesis Students


Mr Charlie Berrington

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2017

Mr. Berrington was an undergraduate final year thesis student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering. He graduated in year 2017.


Ms Misaki Nakamura

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2017

Ms. Nakamura was an undergraduate final year thesis student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering. She graduated in year 2017.


Ms Nurizzettie Mazlan

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2017

Ms. Mazlan was an undergraduate final year thesis student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering. She graduated in year 2017.


Mr Amedeo Bruzzone

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2017

Mr. Bruzzone was an undergraduate final year thesis student at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering. He graduated in year 2017.


Mr Daniel Costello

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2018

Mr. Costello completed his undergraduate final year thesis at The University of Queensland in 2018, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Mr Day Weng Tan

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2018

Mr. Tan completed his undergraduate final year thesis at The University of Queensland in 2018, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Ms Asanthi Dinithika Appuhamy

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2018

Ms. Appuhamy completed her undergraduate final year thesis at The University of Queensland in 2018, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Mr Adrian Xiao Bin Yong

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2018

Mr. Yong completed his undergraduate final year thesis at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Mr Muhammad Syahmi Abu Bakar

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2018

Mr. Abu Bakar completed his undergraduate final year thesis at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Ms Siti Nur Afiqah Ibrahim

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2018

Ms. Ibrahim completed her undergraduate final year thesis at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.


Ms Rhianna Cardamone

Undergraduate Final Year Thesis Student 2018

Ms. Cardamone completed her undergraduate final year thesis at The University of Queensland, majoring in Mechanical and Mining Engineering.