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Associate Professor Pio Iovenitti

Associate Professor
PhD, Swinburne, Australia; MEngSc, Monash University, Australia

Biography

Dr. Pio Iovenitti has 14 years industry experience in the appliance industry where he was involved in design, project management, and R&D. He joined Swinburne University of Technology in 1987, and has taught undergraduate and postgraduate students CAD/CAM/CAE and advanced technology. He has conducted research in MEMS and Microfluidics since 1999, and was project leader of the microfluidics project in the CRC for Microtechnology. He has been involved industry-based research since 1989, three CRCs since 1995, and awarded 13 ARC and industry funded research grants. He has supervised 9 Masters and 9 PhD students by research to completion, over 150 coursework Masters students and undergraduate final year student projects. Published 95 journal, conference and articles, and contributed to three patents, and is a member of the SPIE since 1995.
Areas of Expertise and Research: CAD/CAM/CAE MEMS and Microfluidic CAD design tools and applications Measurement and inspection

Teaching Responsibilities
Course Director, Engineering
Course Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering
Convenor, EAT20008 Professional Experience in Engineering
Convenor, ADM80014 Intelligent Inspection Systems
Convenor, ADM80015 Computer Modelling, Analysis and Visualisation
Convenor, ADM80016 Masters Project

Current research interests
Wearable impact protection safety gear for persons at risk of injury; Facial impact protection for cyclists; Mechanical and viscoelastic properties of FDM parts using PLA material; 3D printing designs for impact energy absorption

Past research
Design and fabrication of a microphone using MEMS technology; Microstructures for improved passive mixing in microfluidic devices. Caliper for measuring thickness of marine engine propeller blades. Polymeric building blocks from recycled PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic. Intelligent flexible mandrel for box forming. Improving efficiency of sorting techniques for separating recycled plastics. Optimising part orientation in FDM rapid prototyping process. Regenerative electromagnetic suspension system for energy recovery and storage. Inspection system for detecting defects in packaging and seals. Optimised layout of obstacles for enhanced mixing in microchannels. CAD/CAM software for excimer laser micromachining microstructures on polymers. Development of instrument for optimum tunnel location and drilling for ACL surgery. Ultrasonic inspection of sub-surface defects in die-castings.

Refereed Journal Papers

  1. Habib, Fatah, Iovenitti, Pio, Masood, S. H.; Nikzad, Mostafa; In-plane energy absorption evaluation of 3D printed polymeric honeycombs" submitted to Virtual and Physical Prototyping, Published online 7 March 2017.
  2. Afrose, Mst Faujiya; Masood, S. H.; Iovenitti, Pio; Nikzad, Mostafa; Sbarski, Igor, Effects of part build orientations on fatigue behaviour of FDM-processed PLA material, Progress in Additive Manufacturing, Published online 10 November 2015.
  3. Afrose, Mst Faujiya; Masood, S. H.; Nikzad, Mostafa; Iovenitti, Pio, Effects of build orientations on tensile properties of PLA material processed by FDM, Advanced Materials Research, 2014, Vol. 1044-1045, pp. 31-34
  4. Sanga Monthatipkul, Pio Iovenitti, Igor Sbarski, Design of Facial Impact Protection Gear for Cyclists Journal of Transportation Technologies, July 2012, 2, 204-212
  5. Mohamad, N., Iovenitti, P. and Vinay, T., Modelling and optimisation of a spring-supported diaphragm capacitive MEMS microphone, Engineering, Vol. 2, no. 10 (2010), pp. 762-770.
  6. Sana Malahat, Pio G. Iovenitti and Igor Sbarski, Parameters affecting electrospray performance of hot embossed open channel polymer microfluidic chips, Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS, Vol. 9, Mar. 9, 2010.
  7. Mutapcic, E, Iovenitti, P. and Hayes, J.P., New mask design approach for UV laser micromachining to reduce stitching errors, The Int. J. of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Published online: 29 August 2008.
  8. Palanisamy, S., Nagarajah, C.R and. Iovenitti, P.,A hybrid signal pre-processing approach in processing ultrasonic signals with noise, Int. J. of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Published online: 30 July 2008.
  9. Palanisamy, S., Nagarajah, C.R and. Iovenitti, P.G., Ultrasonic inspection of Rough surface aluminium, Insight Journal Non-Destructive Testing & Monitoring, Vol. 49, Iss. 3, March 2007, pp. 160-164.
  10. Iovenitti, P.G., Mutapcic, E., Hume, R. and Hayes, J.P., Rapid Prototyping of Polymer Microfluidic Devices Using CAD/CAM Tools for Laser Micromachining, Int. J. of CAD/CAM, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2006, pp.179-188.
  11. Mutapcic, E, Iovenitti, P. and Hayes, J.P., A3D-CAM system for quick prototyping and microfabrication using excimer laser micromachining, Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 12, No. 1-2, Dec. 2005, pp. 128-136.
  12. Hong, K, Nagarajah, R. Iovenitti, P. and Dunn, M., A sociotechnical approach to achieve zero defect manufacturing of complex manual assemblies, Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2007, pp.137-148.
  13. Palanisamy, S., Nagarajah, C.R and. Iovenitti, P.G., Effect of Grain Size and Surface Roughness on Ultrasonic Inspection of Aluminium Alloy Die Castings, Journal of Materials Evaluation, Vol. 63, No. 8, August 2005, pp. 832-836.
  14. Mutapcic, E., Iovenitti, P. and Hayes, J., A prototyping and microfabrication CAD/CAM tool for excimer laser micromachining process, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Accepted 3 September 2004.
  15. Kegel, M., Sbarski, I., Iovenitti, P., Masood, S. and Kosior, E., "In-situ Reactions Between Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate and Nylon 6 Blends", Journal of Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2003, pp. 251-260.
  16. Masood, S.H., Rattanawong, W. and Iovenitti, P., "A generic algorithm for a best part orientation system for complex parts in rapid prototyping", J. of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 139, 2003, pp. 110-116.
  17. Wang, H., Iovenitti, P., Harvey, E. and Masood, S., "Numerical Investigation of Mixing in Microchannels with Patterned Grooves", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, IOP. Vol. 13, Nov. 2003, pp. 801-808.
  18. Rossi, P., Kosior, E., Iovenitti, P., Masood, S., and Sbarski, I., "Flexible Polyurethane foams from recycled PET", Journal of Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2003, pp. 51-60.
  19. Wang, H., Iovenitti, P., Harvey, E. and Masood, S., "Optimising layout of obstacles for enhanced mixing in microchannels", Journal of Smart Materials and Structures, IOP, Vol. 11, 2002, pp.662-667.
  20. Lam, M-K, Lee, S.F., Iovenitti, P., Masood, S.H., "A cost -effective thickness measurement technique for engine propellers", The Int. J. of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2002, pp. 180-189.
  21. Rattanawong, W., Masood, S.H., and Iovenitti, P., "A volumetric approach to part-build orientations in rapid prototyping", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Science B.V., No. 119, 2001, pp. 348-353.
  22. Miller, P., Sbarski, I., Iovenitti, P., Masood, S. and Kosior, E., "Rheological properties of blends of recycled HDPE and virgin polyolefins", Journal of Polymer Recycling, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2001, pp. 181-186.
  23. Miller, P., Sbarski, I., Kosior, E., Masood, S., and Iovenitti, P., "Correlation of Rheological and Mechanical Properties for Blends of Recycled HDPE and Virgin Polyolefins", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 82, 2001, pp. 3505-3512.
  24. Bonilla, W., Masood, S.H.and Iovenitti, P., "An Investigation of Wax Patterns for Accuracy Improvement in Investment Cast Parts", Int J Advanced Manufacturing Technology 18 (2001) 5, 348-356.
  25. Iovenitti, P.G., Mutapcic, E. and Nagarajah, C.R., "Positioning and Orienting Drill Axis on Curved Surfaces", The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 17, No. 7, 2001, pp. 484-488.
  26. Jolic, K.I., Nagarajah, C.R. and Iovenitti, P., Method for detecting misformed clips in packaging", Journal of Measurement Science Technology, Vol. 12, 2001, pp. 1865-1874.
  27. Masood, S.H., Rattanawong, W. and Iovenitti, P., Minimisation of volumetric error for part build orientations in rapid prototyping, International Journal of Agile Manufacturing, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2000, pp. 19-32.
  28. Jolic, K I, Nagarajah, C R and Iovenitti, P, A non-destructive technique for detecting pinholes in hermetically sealed flexible packaging", J. of Measurement Science Technology, V11, N 9, 2000, pp. 1396-1402.
  29. Graves, K.E., Toncich, D. and Iovenitti, P.G., Electromagnetic damping in vehicle suspension systems, International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 24, Nos 2/3, 2000, pp 182-197.
  30. Graves, K.E., Toncich, D. and Iovenitti, P.G., Theoretical comparison of motional and transformer EMF device damping efficiency, Int. J. of Sound and Vibration, Academic Press, V. 233, No. 3, 2000, pp. 441-453.
  31. Masood, S.H., Rattanawong, W. and Iovenitti, P., Part build orientations based on volumetric error in Fused Deposition Modelling, Int. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 16, 2000, pp. 162-168.
  32. Douglas, P, Nagarajah, C.R. and Iovenitti, P., Design and Error Analysis of a Surface Reflector for a Laser Tracking Measurement System, Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, Elsevier, Vol. 26, 1999, pp. 167-178.
  33. Shi, W., Iovenitti, P. and Nagarajah, R., Expert System For Multi-Diameter Drill Selection: An Embedded Knowledge Base Approach, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 15, 1999, pp.1-6.
  34. Iovenitti,P., The accuracy of three-dimensional measurement using a single image, Optical Engineering, The International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE, Vol. 36, No. 1, 1997, pp. 47-55.
  35. Iovenitti, P., Thompson, W. and Singh, M, Three-dimensional measurement using a single image, Optical Engineering, The International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE, Vol. 35, No. 5, 1996, pp. 1496-1502.
Refereed Conference Papers
1. Monthatipkul, S., Iovenitti, P. and Sbarski, I., Development of face surrogate for impact protection design for cyclist, ICAMME Conference, Bangkok, 25-27 Dec. 2009.
2. Malahat, S., Iovenitti, P.G., and Sbarski, I., Electrospray from hot-embossed polymer microfluidic chips formed using laser machined and electro-formed tools, SPIE Smart Materials, Nano+Micro-Smart Systems 2008, Vol. 7269, Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2008.
3. Mohamad, N., Iovenitti, P. and Vinay, T., Effective diaphragm area of spring-supported capacitive MEMS microphone designs, SPIE Smart Materials, Nano+Micro-Smart Systems 2008, Vol. 7268, Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2008.
4. Mohamad, N., Iovenitti, P. and Vinay, T., High Sensitivity Capacitive MEMS Microphone with Spring Supported Diaphragm, SPIE's Int. Symposium on Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology, Vol. 6800, Canberra, Australia, Dec. 2007.
5. Malahat, S., Iovenitti, P.G., and Sbarski, I., Design and fabrication of polymer microfluidic chip for ESI-MS, SPIE's Int. Symposium on Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology, Vol. 6799, Canberra, Australia, Dec. 2007.
6. Hume R.G., Hayes J.P. and Iovenitti P.G, A user-friendly simulation tool to facilitate writing of complex part programs for laser micromachining, Proceedings of the 2nd Pacific International Conference on Application of Lasers and Optics 2006, April 2006, Melbourne, Australia.
7. Palanisamy, S., Nagarajah, C.R and Iovenitti, P.G.,"A study on ultrasonic flaw detection of aluminium die castings", Eighth International Conference on Manufacturing & Management. December 2004 - Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 61-68.
8. Mutapcic, E., Iovenitti, P. and Hayes, J., A 3D-CAM system for automating NC part programming for excimer laser micromachining, Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, Montreux, Switzerland, May 2004, pp. 156-160.
9. Mutapcic, E., Iovenitti, P. and Hayes, J., "A novel CAD/CAM tool for excimer laser ablation machining process", Proceedings of the First Pacific International Conference on Application of Lasers and Optics, Melbourne, April 2004.
10. Suriyage, N.U., Ghantasala, M.K., Iovenitti, P. and Harvey, E.C., "Fabrication, measurement and modeling of electroosmotic flow in micromachined polymer microchannels", SPIE's Int. Symposium on Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology, Vol. 5275, Perth, Australia, Dec. 2003, pp. 149-160.
11. Liu, T., Masood, S., Iovenitti, P. and Harvey, E., "Development of surface connectors for microfluidic systems", SPIE's Int. Symposium on Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology, Vol. 5276, Perth, Australia, Dec. 2003, pp. 498-506.
12. Palanisamy, S., Nagarajah, C.R and. Iovenitti, P.G., "Automated classification of defects in Ultrasonic inspection of porosity in in Aluminium die-castings", submitted to North American Die-Casting Association Conference, Indianapolis, USA, 2003.
13. Wang, H., Iovenitti, P., Harvey, E. and Masood, S., "Passive mixing in microchannels by applying geometric variations, SPIE International Symposium, Micromachining and Microfabrication, Microfluidics: Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems, SPIE Vol. 4982 San Jose, USA, January 2003, pp. 282-289.
14. Hume, R.G., Iovenitti, P.G., Hayes, J.P. and Harvey, E., "Simulation of Excimer Laser Micromachined 3D Surface using a CAD Solid Modelling Package", SPIE's Symposium on Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems, Vol. 4935, Melbourne, Australia, December 2002, pp. 436-444.
15. Wang, H., Iovenitti, P., Harvey, E. and Masood, S., "Mixing of two fluids streams in a microchannel using the Taylor-Aris dispersion effect", accepted for SPIE's Symposium on Biomedical Applications of Micro- and Nanoengineering, Vol. 4937, Melbourne, Australia, December 2002, pp. 158-163.
16. Mutapcic, E., Iovenitti, P. and Hayes, J., "Automated generation of NC part programs for excimer laser ablation micromachining from known 3D models", accepted for SPIE's Symposium on Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems, Vol. 4935, Melbourne, Australia, December 2002, pp. 445-453.
17. Wang, H., Masood, S., Iovenitti, P. and Harvey, E., "Application of fused deposition modeling rapid prototyping system to the development of microchannels", Proc. of BioMEMS and Smart Nanostructures, SPIE Vol. 4590, Adelaide, Dec. 2001, pp. 213-220.
18. Wang, H., Iovenitti, P., Harvey, E., and Masood, S., "Mixing of liquids using obstacles in microchannels", Proc. of BioMEMS and Smart Nanostructures, SPIE Vol. 4590, Adelaide, Dec. 2001, pp. 204-212.
19. Miller, P., Kosior, E., Sbarski, I., Masood, S., and Iovenitti, P., "Thermal analysis of blends of recycled HDPE and virgin polyolefins", ANTEC 2001 Technical Conference, SPE, 2001, pp. 2704-2708.
20. Rossi, P., Kosior, E., Iovenitti, P., Masood, S., and Sbarski, I., "Polyester polyols for polyurethanes from recycled PET", ANTEC 2001 Technical Conference, SPE, Orlando, USA, 2001, pp. 2723-2725.
21. Stefanovski, V., Kosior, E., Masood, S., Iovenitti, P.,.and Sbarski, I., "Development of high quality recycled polyethylene resins for the replacement of virgin resins", ANTEC 2001 Technical Conference, SPE, 2001, pp. 2726-2730.
22. Wang, H., Iovenitti, P., Harvey, E. and Masood, S., "A simple approach for modelling flow in a microchannel", Smart Materials and MEMS, SPIE Conf. December, Melbourne, Australia, 2000, pp. 99-106.
23. Mutapcic, E., Iovenitti, P. and Harvey, E., "A 3D visualization tool for Excimer laser micromachining", Smart Materials and MEMS, SPIE Conf. December, Melbourne, Australia, 2000, pp. 230-241.
24. Dovorak, R., Kosior, E., Iovenitti, P. and Masood, S., "Factors influencing the sorting efficiency of commingled post-consumer bottles using an automated sorting system", ANTEC 2000 Technical Conference, SPE, Orlando, May 2000, pp. 2941-2945.
25. Miller, P., Kosior, E., Masood, S. and Iovenitti, P., "Linearity and non-linearity of mechanical properties in blends of virgin and recycled HDPEs", ANTEC 2000 Technical Conference, SPE, Orlando, May 2000, pp. 2893-2897.
26. Rattanawong, W., Masood, S.H., and Iovenitti, P., Volumetric error computation for part orientation for complex parts", 8th International Conference on Manufacturing Technology, ICME2000, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, August 2000, pp. 183-.
27. Rattanawong, W., Masood, S.H., and Iovenitti, P., A Volumetric Approach to Part Build Orientations in Rapid Prototyping, AMPT99 Conference, Dublin, 1999.
28. Bonilla, W., Masood, S. and Iovenitti, P., "Investigation on accuracy improvement in investment casting," International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, 1999, pp. 508-513.
29. Rattanawong, W., Masood, S.H., and Iovenitti, P., An intelligent part build orientation system for rapid prototying, International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, December 1999, pp. 91-96.
30. Kosior, E., Dvorak, R., Iovenitti, P., and Masood, S.H., Enhanced automatic sortation of post-consumer bottles, ANTEC 99 Int. Conf., Society of Plastics Engineering, May 1999.
31. Kosior, E., Forrest, A., Masood, S.H. and Iovenitti, P., Influence of polypropylene content on the properties of post recycled high density polyehtylene, ANTEC 99 Int. Conf., Society of Plastics Engineering, May 1999, p.3206-10.
32. Rattanawong, W., Masood, S.H., and Iovenitti, P., An intelligent part build orientation system for rapid prototying, International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, December 1999, pp. 91-96.

Non-Refereed Conference Papers
1. Hong, K., Nagarajah, R., Iovenitti, P, Power, S. and Cornwell, J., Zero defect manufacturing of complex manual assemblies: A case study, Eighth International Conference on Manufacturing & Management. December 2004 - Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 89-94.
2. Mutapcic, E., Iovenitti, P. and Hayes, J., "Overlay error effects on polycarbonate structures produced by 248nm UV laser ablation tool", Asia-Pacific Forum on Precision Surface Finishing and Deburring Technology, Melbourne, March 2003, pp. 269-280.
3. Lam, M-K, Lee, S.F., Lam, C.S., Chow, W.S., Iovenitti, P., Masood, S.H., "A semi-automatic thickness inspection technique for marine propellers", The 10th Int. Manufacturing Conference in China, IMCC 2002, Xiamen, October 2002.
4. Stefanovski, V., Masood, S., Kosior, E., Iovenitti, P. and Sbarski, I., "A new test method for evaluating stress crack resistance", Australian Polymer Symposium, 9-13 February 2002, Armadale, NSW.
5. Kegel, M., Sbarski, I., Masood, S., Iovenitti, P. and Kosior, E., "Physical and morphological studies of RPET and Nylon 6 blends", Australian Polymer Symposium, Armadale, NSW, 9-13 February 2002.
6. Palanisamy, S., Nagarajah, C.R and. Iovenitti, P.G., "Ultrasonic inspection of sub-surface defects in Aluminium die-castings", 10th Asia Pacific Conference for NDT, Australian Institute for Non-Destructive Testing, 2001
7. Masood, S.H., Rattanawong, W. and Iovenitti, P., "A generic algorithm for best part orientation system for complex parts in Rapid Prototyping", Int.l Manufacturing Conference in China: Innovation and Technology for the New Millenium, IMCC2000, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China, August 2000.
8. Wong, P.K., Lee, S.F. and Iovenitti, P., "A Framework from Manufacturing Company to Digital Enterprise", IMCC'2000 International Manufacturing Conference in China: Innovation and Technology for the New Millenium, IMCC2000, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, August 2000.
9. Zeng, M., Iovenitti, P. and Nagarajah, R., "Accuracy of laser displacement sensors in 3D surface digitising", 8th International Conference on Manufacturing Technology, ICME2000, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, August 2000, Vol. 1, pp. 198-202.
10. Bonilla, W., Masood, S. and Iovenitti, P., "Accuracy Improvement in Investment Casting", 10th World Conference on Investment Casting, Monte Carlo, EICF, May 2000, pp. 12-14.
11. Iovenitti, P.G., Whitfield. T.W.A., Ford, D.M. and Siores, E., Education for Innovation in Product Design, LeanTech 2000 Conference, Bandung, POLMAN, Bandung Polytechnic for Manufacturing, May 2000, pp. VII-1 - VII-5.
12. Bahri, M, Masood, S.H., Harianton, I. and Iovenitti, P., FDM Based Reverse Engineering of a Turbine Blade", LeanTech 2000 Conference, Bandung, POLMAN, Bandung Polytechnic for Manufacturing, May 2000, pp. III-1 - III-7.
13. Masood, S.H., Bahri, M., Iovenitti, P. and Harianton, I., FDM Based Spray Metal Tooling for Injection Moulding", LeanTech 2000 Conference, Bandung, POLMAN, Bandung Polytechnic for Manufacturing, May 2000, pp. II-1 - II-9.
14. Iovenitti, P., Non-contact inspection techniques, LEANTECH99 Symposium, POLMAN, Bandung, Indonesia, 19-20 July 1999, pp. VI-1 - VI-18.
15. Bonilla, W., Masood, S. and Iovenitti, P., Computer Aided Tool Design for Investment Casting, PDAM99/MgtTech99 Symposia, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, Hong Hong, June 1999, pp. A-42 - A-47.
16. Iovenitti, P.G., Whitfield. T.W.A., Ford, D.M. and Siores, E., Teaching Product Design Innovation at Postgraduate Level, PDAM99/MgtTech99 Symposia, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, Hong Hong, June 1999, pp. A-10 - A19. 17. Graves, K.E., Iovenitti, P.G. and Toncich, D., Cost Function Analysis for Regenerative Vehicle Suspension, Society of Automotive Engineers - Australia, 1999 Young Engineers Conference, Melbourne, October 1999.
18. Graves, K.E., Toncich, D. and Iovenitti, P.G., Regenerative Vehicle Suspension, International Symposium on Technology and Automation, Vienna, June 1999.
19. Masood, S.H., Rattanawong, W. and Iovenitti, P., Minimisation of volumetric error in part orientations in rapid prototyping, International Conference of Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, July, 1998.
20. Shi, W., Iovenitti, P. and Nagarajah, R., Expert System For Multi-Diameter Drill Selection, World Congress on Manufacturing - 1997, Cairns, Australia, 1997.
21. Harianton, I. and Iovenitti, P., Vehicle foot-step modelling and analysis using Strand6, Automotive Engineering Conference, The Bandung Institute of Technology, Jakarta 1996.
22. Iovenitti, P.G., 3D Digitising Systems in Manufacturing, Automotive Engineering Conference, The Bandung Institute of Technology, Jakarta 1996.
23. Costello, B.J. and Iovenitti, P.G., Preliminary test results on factors affecting model accuracy for the FDM rapid prototyping process, ICME Conf. Australia, Melbourne, 1995.
24. Knol, H. and Iovenitti, P.G., Context based learning for understanding, 6th Annual Convention and Conf. of Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Sydney, 1994.
25. Masood, S.H., Iovenitti, P.G. and Costello, B., Evaluation of CNC and SLA as prototyping techniques, IMS Conf. on Rapid Product Development, Stuttgart, Germany, 31 Jan. - 2 Feb. 1994, pp. 349-360.
26. Wilson, S.R., Nagarajah, R. and Iovenitti, P.G., Robotic assembly of pin-tumbler locks, ARA/IFR Conf. on Robots for Competitive Industries, Australia, 1993.
27. Iovenitti, P.G. and Masood, S.H., Computer aided design education at postgraduate level, 3rd Annual Convention and Conference of Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Adelaide, 1991.

Articles in other Publications
1. Hume. R., Iovenitti, P. and Harvey, E., " CAD Simulator for Excimer Laser Micromachined 3D Surfaces", mstnews, International newsletter on Microsystems and MEMS, VDI/VDE-Technologiezentrum Informationstechnik GmbH, April 2003, pp. 43-45.
2. Palanisamy, S., Nagarajah, C.R and Iovenitti, P.G., "Ultrasonic inspection of sub-surface defects in Aluminium die-castings", Technical Article in Journal of Non-Destructive Testing - Australia, September/October 2002, pp. 130-132.
3. Hume. R., Iovenitti, P. and Harvey, E., "Simulation of Excimer Laser Micromachined Surfaces", The Industrial Laser User newsletter, Association of Industrial Laser Users, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, Issue 28, September 2002

Research Bank (Publications & Student PhD Theses)
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Research interests

Additive and Near Net Shape Manufacturing; Design for Aging; Virtual Design and Prototyping

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

PhD topics and outlines

Wearable Impact Protection: Wearable, human-centred, impact protection safety gear for persons at risk of injury. Novel structures for energy absorption for sports, aged, rehabilitaion or other application. Developing 3D printing designs for optimum impact energy absorption.

Fields of Research

  • Mechanical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified - 091399

Teaching areas

Additive and Near Net Shape Manufacturing;Signal and Image Processing

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