Selected Recent Publications

BOOKS and CHAPTERS IN BOOKS


Hasan, S. M. & Potgieter, J. (2007). A centre-of-mass tracker integrated circuit design in nanomatric CMOS for robotic visual object position tracking. Autonomous Robots and Agents, pp.71-82

Diegel, O., Wohlers Report: Additive Manufacturing State of the Industry, Annual Worldwide Progress Report, Chapter Name: Delta Micro Factory Corp, pp.61, 2011, ISBN 0-9754429-6-1

Diegel, O., Wohlers Report: Additive Manufacturing State of the Industry, Annual Worldwide Progress Report, Chapter Name: New Zealand, pp.106, 2011, ISBN 0-9754429-6-1

Diegel, O., (Editor), Proceedings of the 2011 New Zealand Rapid Product Development Conference, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand, Feb 7-8, 2011, ISBN: 978-1877314-99-4

Diegel, O., (contributing author), Auto-Identification and Ubiquitous Computing Applications: RFID and Smart Technologies for Information Convergence, Edited by: Judith Symonds, John Ayoade, David Parry, Information Science Reference, an imprint of IGI Global, ISBN: 978-1-60566-298-5, April 2009


REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS


Xu, W., Moir, T. J., Potgieter, J. & Alam, F. (2010). Editorial. International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications, Vol.8, pp.1-2

Xu, W., Moir, T. J., Potgieter, J. & Alam, F. (2010). International journal of intelligent systems technologies and applications. International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications, Vol.8, pp.1-2

Singamneni, S., Roychoudhury, A., Diegel, O., Huang, B., Modeling and evaluation of curved layer fused deposition, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier, volume 212, issue 1, year 2012, pp. 27 - 35

Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., Singh, D., Mc Kenna, N., (2011), Rapid casting of light metals: An experimental investigation using Taguchi methods, International Journal of Metalcasting, Vol. 5, Issue 3, P25-36 , 2011

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Reay, S., Withell, A., (2011), Sustainable product design through additive manufacturing, Asian International Journal of Science and Technology in Production and Manufacturing Engineering (AIJSTPME), Vol.4 No.1.

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Reay, S., Withell, A., (2011), Improving Product Design through Rapid Prototype as Design, Asian International Journal of Science and Technology in Production and Manufacturing Engineering (AIJSTPME), Vol.4 No.4.

Diegel, A., Diegel, O., Montocchio, E., van Schalkwyk, S., Wintrich, L., (2011), Fixed Pattern Multiples in cutting stock rolls of foil, film or wrap, TAPPSA Journal, Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry of SA, Volume 1, 2011, http://www.tappsa.co.za/html_index_links/Volume_1_2011_issue.html

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Huang, B., Gibson, I., (2011), Curved Layer Fused Deposition Modeling in Conductive Polymer Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publishers, ISSN: 1022-6680, Vols. 199-200 (2011), pp 1984-1987

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Huang, B., Gibson, I., (2011), Getting rid of the wires: Curved Layer Fused Deposition Modeling in Conductive Polymer Additive Manufacturing, Key Engineering Materials, Vols: 467-469. Trans Tech Publishers, Elsevier, ISSN: 1662-9795, 2011, pp 662-667

Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., Singh, D., (2011), Some recent developments and experiences with Rapid Manufacturing by indirect means, Asian International Journal of Science and Technology in Production and Manufacturing Engineering (AIJSTPME) Vol.3 No.4.

Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., Huang, B., Gibson, I., Chowdhury, R., (2010),  Curved Layer Fused Deposition Modeling, Journal for New Generation Sciences, Vol 8, No2, ISSN 1684-4998, , pp. 95-107, November 2010

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Reay, S., Withell, A., (2010), Tools for Sustainable Product Design: Additive Manufacturing, Journal of Sustainable Development, 2010, ISSN 1913-0-63, Vol. 3, Issue 3, pp. 68-75, 2010.

Singamneni, S., McKenna, N., Diegel, O., Singh, D., Neitzert, T., St. George, J., Choudhury, A.R. and Yarlagadda, P., (2009), “Direct metal casting through 3D printing: A critical analysis of mould and casting characteristics,” Australian journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2009, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp 33-41.

Singamneni, S., McKenna, N., Diegel, O., Singh, D., Choudhury, A.R., (2009), Rapid Manufacture in Light Metals Processing, Materials Science Forum Vols. 618-619 (2009) pp 387-390, 2009

Xu, W., Torrance, J. D., Chen, B. Q., Potgieter, J., Bronlund, J. E. & Pap, J. S. (2008). Kinematics and experiments of a life-sized masticatory robot for characterizing food texture. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol.55, pp.2121-2132

Xu, W., Bronlund, J. E., Potgieter, J., Foster, K., Rohrle, O., Pullan, A. J. & Kieser, J. (2008). Review of the human masticatory system and masticatory robotics. Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol.43, pp.1353-1375

Xu, W., Bronlund, J. E., Potgieter, J., Foster, K. D., R�hrle, O., Pullan, A. J. & Kieser, J. A. (2008). Review of the human masticatory system and masticatory robotics. Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol.43, pp.1353-1375

Shergill, G.H., Sarrafzadeh, H., Diegel, O., Shekar, A., (2008), Computerized Sales Assistants: The application of computer technology to measure consumer interest; A conceptual framework, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, 9(2), 2008, pp. 176-191

Xu, W., Kuhnert, L., Foster, K. D., Bronlund, J. E., Potgieter, J. & Diegel, O. (2007). Object-oriented knowledge representation and discovery of human chewing behaviours. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol.20, pp.1000-1012

Singamneni, S., Singh D.P.K., Littlefair, G., Diegel, O., Gupta, O.P. and Chattopadhyay A.B., (2007),  “Evaluation of the thermal behaviour of bevelled cutting inserts using a numerical approach” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 221 Part B, pp 1607~1616, 2007

Diegel, O., Xu, W.L., Potgieter, J., (2006), A Case Study of Rapid Prototype as Design in Educational Engineering Projects, The International Journal of Engineering Education, Volume 22, number 2, pp. 350-358, 2006.

Diegel, A., Miller, G., Montocchio, E., van Schalkwyk, S., Diegel, O., (2006), Enforcing Minimum Run Length in the Cutting Stock Problem, European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, ISSN: 0377-2217, Volume 171, Issue 3, 2006, pp 708-721.


REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS


Diegel, O., (2011), Additive Manufacturing: Where science and science fiction blur?, Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa (RAPDASA) 2011, 12th Annual International Conference on Rapid Product Development, Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa, 2-4 November 2011, KEYNOTE ADDRESS.

Diegel, O., Grupp, I., Withell, A., Reay, S., Singamneni, S., de Beer, D., Potgieter, J., (2011), Porous Ceramic Filters through 3D Printing, Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa (RAPDASA) 2011, 12th Annual International Conference on Rapid Product Development, Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa, 2-4 November 2011.

Hossain, M.Z.,  Yeap, W.k., Diegel, O., (2011), Testing a Theory of Perceptual Mapping using robots. 10th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, November 26-December 4, 2011, Puebla, Mexico

Barr K., Diegel O., Parker S., Henry S.. (2011), A Novel Solution for Diagnostic Printing. NZBIO 2011, Auckland, New Zealand, 21-23 March 2011, Best Student Poster Award

Diegel, O., (2011), Additive Manufacturing, The New Frontier, 5th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, Leiria, Portugal, September 2011, KEYNOTE ADDRESS.

Withell, A., Diegel, O., Reay, S., (2011), Software tools for Rapid Prototype as Design, 5th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, Leiria, Portugal, September 2011.

Diegel, O., Grupp, I., Withell, A., Reay, S., Singamneni, S., de Beer, D., Potgieter, J., (2011), Porous Ceramic Filters through 3D Printing, 5th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, Leiria, Portugal, September 2011.

Diegel, O., (2011), Additive Manufacturing: The Next Industrial Revolution in Robotics, 26th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future (CARs&FOF), Malaysia, July 2011, KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Huang, B., Gibson, I., (2011), Conductive Fused Deposition Modelling: A step forward for robotics?, 26th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future (CARs&FOF), Malaysia, July 2011.

Withell, A., Reay, S., Grupp, I., Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., de Beer, D., (2011), An investigation into 3d printing of ceramic structures, 1st international conference on sustainable intelligent manufacturing, Leiria, Portugal, June 2011.

Diegel, O., (2011), A Future Focus on Additive Manufacturing, 16th European Forum on Rapid Prototyping, Paris, France, June 2011. KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Withell, A., Reay, S., Grupp, I., Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., de Beer, D., (2011), Ceramic structures with controlled porosity through low-cost 3D printing, 16th European Forum on Rapid Prototyping, Paris, France, June 2011.

Diegel, O., (2011), Additive Manufacturing: The New Industrial Revolution, 12th Conference on Rapid Design, Prototyping & Manufacturing, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, June 2011. KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Withell, A., Reay, S., Diegel, O., (2011), Rapid Prototyping in Education: A Case Study of RPaD, 12th Conference on Rapid Design, Prototyping & Manufacturing, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, June 2011

Diegel, O., (2011), Additive Manufacturing in the context of more sustainable product development, 2nd International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Engineering (ICMSE 2011), Guilin, China, April 9-11, 2011, KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Huang, B., Gibson, I., (2011), Curved Layer Fused Deposition Modeling in Conductive Polymer Additive Manufacturing, 2nd International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Engineering (ICMSE 2011), Guilin, China, April 9-11, 2011

Diegel, O., (2011), Additive Manufacturing and Sustainable Product Design, International Conference on Materials, Mechatronics and Automation (ICMMA 2011), Melbourne, Australia, January 15-16, 2011. KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Huang, B., Gibson, I., (2011), Getting rid of the wires: Curved Layer Fused Deposition Modeling in Conductive Polymer Additive Manufacturing, International Conference on Materials,Mechatronics and Automation (ICMMA 2011), Melbourne, Australia, January 15-16, 2011

Wang, X., Xu, W., Potgieter, J. & Diegel, O. (2010). A jaw exoskeleton for jaw motion disability rehabilitation: System conceiving and mechanism synthesis. Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future (CARs&FOF), 2010, pp.1-12

El Beltagi, R. O., Potgieter, J. & Ben-Tal, A. (2010). High speed weighing systems. Proceedings of the 25th International Conference of CAD/CAM, Robotics & Factories of the Future (CARs&FOF) 2010, pp.1-13

Wang, X.Y., Xu, W.L., Etzel, K., Potgieter, J., Diegel, O., (2010), Mechanism Design and Analysis of a Wearable Device for Rehabilitation of Temporomandibular Disorder, 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, December 14-18, 2010, pp 1674-1679, Tianjin, China, ISBN 978-1-4244-9317-3

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Reay, S., Withell, A., (2010), Improving Product Design through Rapid Prototype as Design, 10th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM2010), Thailand, pp. 1-6, November 2010.

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Reay, S., Withell, A., (2010), Sustainable product design through additive manufacturing, 10th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM2010), Thailand, pp. 531-537, November 2010.

Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., (2010), Rapid Manufacturing and Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems, 10th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM2010), Thailand, pp. 117-122, November 2010.

Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., Singh, D., (2010), Some  recent developments and experiences with Rapid manufacturing by indirect means, 10th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM2010), Thailand, pp. 538-545, November 2010.

Reay, S., Withell, A., Diegel, O., (2010), Design for Biodiversity: a new approach for ecologically sustainable product design?, 4th International Conference on Sustainability Engineering and Science, Auckland, New Zealand, Nov 30 – Dec 3, 2010.

Reay, S., Withell, A., Diegel, O., (2010), How to effectively engage students’ with environmentally sustainable product design?, 4th International Conference on Sustainability Engineering and Science, Auckland, New Zealand, Nov 30 – Dec 3, 2010.

Withell, A., Reay, S., Diegel, O., (2010), Implementing Electronic Portfolios in Product Design Education: A Case Study, DesignEd Asia 2010, Hong Kong, December 2010, ISBN 978-988-18341-5-7.

Withell, A., Reay, S., Diegel, O., (2010), Design Methods Toolbox: Supporting Self-Directed Learning Through Innovative Teaching and Learning Resources, DesignEd Asia 2010, Hong Kong, December 2010, ISBN 978-988-18341-5-7.

Diegel, O., (2010), Sustainable Product Design Through Additive Manufacturing, 25th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future (CARs&FOF), South Africa, July 13-16, 2010. KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Nitsche, O., Xu, W.L., Diegel, O., (2010), Hardware-in-the-loop simulations of a Matsuoka Neuronal Oscillator for a Chewing Robot, 25th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future (CARs&FOF), South Africa, July 13-16, 2010.

Nitsche, O., Xu, W.L., Mukhopadhyay, S., Chang, J.C., Diegel, O., (2010), Compliant actuators for medical robotics, 25th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future (CARs&FOF), South Africa, July 13-16, 2010.

Emerson, I., Xu, W.L., Mukhopadhyay, S.C., Chang, J.Y., Diegel, O., (2010), Robotic Rehabilitation System For Stroke In Combination With Mirror Therapy: A Research Roposal, 25th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future (CARs&FOF), South Africa, July 13-16, 2010.

Wang, X.Y., Xu, W.L., Potgieter, J., Diegel, O., (2010), A jaw exoskeleton for jaw motion disability rehabilitation: mechanism synthesis, 25th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future (CARs&FOF), South Africa, July 13-16, 2010.

Diegel, O., Withell, A., Reay, S., Singamneni, S., Potgieter, J., Xu, W.L., (2010), Rapid Prototype As Design: Improving Development Speed In Engineering Design Projects, 25th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future (CARs&FOF), South Africa, July 13-16, 2010.

Reay, S., Withell, A., Diegel, O., Charlton, N., (2010), The Development of Ecologically Beneficial Products through interdisciplinary Science and Design Collaboration, Connected 2010 – 2nd International Conference On Design Education, Australia, 28 June - 1 July 2010, ISBN: 978-0-646-54506-6

Withell, A., Diegel, O., Reay, S., Charlton, N., (2010), ‘Everyday Inventions’: Effectively Engaging Students with Human-Centred, Environmentally Sustainable Design, Connected 2010 – 2nd International Conference On Design Education, Australia, 28 June - 1 July 2010, ISBN: 978-0-646-54506-6.

Diegel, O., Withell, A., Reay, S., Charlton, N., (2010), Rapid Prototype as Design in Educational Design Projects, Connected 2010 – 2nd International Conference On Design Education, Australia, 28 June - 1 July 2010, ISBN: 978-0-646-54506-6.

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Gibson, I., (2010), The application of Curved Layer Fused Deposition Modelling in Conductive Polymer Additive Manufacturing, 15th European Forum on Rapid Prototyping, Paris, France, June 2010.

Barr K., Diegel O., Parker S., Bovin N., Henry S.. (2010), Function-Spacer-Lipid (FSL) constructs enable inkjet printing of blood group antigens. 35th FEBS Congress, June 2010, Sweden. FEBS Journal 277 (Suppl. 1):235; 2010

Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., Singh, D.P.K., (2010), Inventory Control and Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems in the Context of Rapid Manufacturing, International Conference on Advances in Industrial Engineering Applications, ICAIEA 2010, January 6-8, 2010.

Ghobakhlou, A, Perera, A., Sallis, P., Diegel, O. & Zandi, S. (2009). Environmental Monitoring with Wireless Sensor Network. The sixteenth Electronics New Zealand Conference Dunedin November 18-20, 2009 ISSN: 978-0-473-16099-9.

Ghobakhlou, A., Sallis, P., Diegel, O., Zandi, S. and Perera, A., (2009),  Wireless sensor networks for environmental data monitoring. IEEE Sensor 2009 Conference 25-28 Oct 09, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Shekar, A., McIntyre, J., Diegel, O., (2009), The value of visual information capture to identify new opportunities in product development, NPDC 2009, PDMA India 5th Annual International Conference, IIT Madras, December 17-9, 2009.

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Huang, B., Gibson, I., (2009), The future of electronic products: conductive 3D Printing?, 4th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, Leiria, Portugal, pp. 397-404, September 2009.

Diegel, O., Singh, D.P.K., Singamneni, S., Neitzert, T., Withell, A., (2009), 3D Faxing: Using 3D printing to help manage multi-national product development teams, 4th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, Leiria, Portugal, pp. 643-650, September 2009.

Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., Singh, D.P.K., (2009), Rapid Manufacture of Dies and Moulds using Fused Deposition Modeling and Electrical Discharge Machining, 4th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, Leiria, Portugal, pp. 671-676, September 2009.

Noble, F. K., Alam, F., Potgieter, J. & Xu, W. (2008). Energy harvesting and current state of the technology with application to traffic monitoring. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, pp.507-516

McKenna, N., Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., Singh, D.P.K., Neitzert, T., St. George, J., Choudhury, A.R., and Yarlagadda, P., (2008), Direct Metal casting through 3D printing: A critical analysis of the mould characteristics, 9th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM2008), pp 614-618, 12-14 November 2008.

O. Diegel, Printing the Future, 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, 2008, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2-4, 2008. KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Potgieter, J., Diegel, O., (2008), Layer Curing for Masked Projection Stereolithography: the effects of varying irradiance distributions, 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, 2008, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2-4, 2008, pp 604-609.

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Withell, A., (2008), A Mechatronics Approach to Rapid Product Development: A Case Study, 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, 2008, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2-4, 2008, pp 588-593, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3779-5

Huang, B., Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., (2008),  Construction of a Curved Layer Rapid Prototyping System: Integrating Mechanical, Electronic and Software Engineering, 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, 2008, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2-4, 2008, pp 599-603.

Singamneni, S., Diegel, O., Huang, B., Gibson, I., Chowdhury, R.,  (2008), Curved Layer Fused Deposition Modeling, Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa (RAPDASA) 2008, 9th Annual International Conference on Rapid Product Development, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 13-15 November 2008,

Diegel, O., Singamneni, S., Neitzert, T., Singh, D.P.K., Chowdhury, R., Narahara, H., (2008), Rapid Prototype as Design, an Effective Product Development Methodology, 32nd Japan Rapid Prototyping Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, June 2008, pp73 - 78.

Diegel, O., Neitzert, T., Singh, D., Singamneni, S., (2008), The Spengler Cardiovascular Lab: A Case Study in Rapid Prototype as Design, 12th European Forum on Rapid Prototyping, Paris, France, March 2008. Awarded Best Study Award

Diegel, O., Neitzert, T., Singh, D., Singamneni, S., Xu, W.L., Potgieter, J., Bright, G., (2007), Putting it all together: Rapid Prototype as Design, 3rd International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, Leiria, Portugal, September 2007, pp. 647-654.

Diegel, O., Ryu, H., Norris, T., Stockdale, R., Parsons, D., Hawick, K., (2007), Predictive Health Monitoring Systems for the Management of Hypertension, The 6th International Conference on Applications and Principles of Information Science, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan 20-23, 2007, ISSN 1738-9062,  pp19-22

Hasan, S. M. & Potgieter, J. (2006). A novel CMOS sampled-data centre-of-mass tracker circuit for robotic visual feedback object tracking. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents (ICARA 2006), pp.213-218

Rielly, B.J., Diegel, O., Kang, C.L., Read, M.J., Zyzalo, J.R., Potgieter, J., Xu, W.L., (2006), A Mechatronics Approach to Autonomous Control of a Bipedal Humanoid Soccer Robot using Colour Vision, Electronics New Zealand Conference (ENZCON 2006), Christchurch, New Zealand, November 2006

Kang, L.C., Diegel, O., Rielly, B.J., Zyzalo, J.R., Read, M.J., Potgieter, J., Xu, W.L., (2006), Humanoid Biped Robots: Walking and balancing using Natural Dynamics, ZMP, and Gyroscopic Sensors, Electronics New Zealand Conference (ENZCON 2006), Christchurch, New Zealand, November 2006

Zyzalo, J.R. Diegel, O., Potgieter, J., Xu, W.L., (2006), Analysis of Layer Curing for Masked Projection Stereolithography: the effects of varying irradiance distributions, Electronics New Zealand Conference (ENZCON 2006), Christchurch, New Zealand, November 2006

Diegel, O., (2006), Total Engineering through Concurrent Engineering and Rapid Prototype as Design: A Powerful Combination, 13th European Concurrent Engineering Conference, Athens, Greece, April 2006, pp 83-90



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