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Dr Matthew Watson



Senior Research Fellow, Mechatronics Systems Modelling, Design and Analysis


Inst Intelligent Sys Res & Inn


Inst Intelligent Sys Res & Inn


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus



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Motion and dynamic analyses of a human centrifuge system with an efficient design configuration

Navid Mohajer, Darius Nahavandi, Matthew Watson, Saeid Nahavandi

(2021), Vol. 117, pp. 1-11, Aerospace science and technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Evaluation of Design Optimisation Techniques in Structural Framing

L Briese, T Gregory, N Mohajer, M Watson, S Mohamed, S Nahavandi

(2021), pp. 1093-1098, SMC 2021 : Proceedings of the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Melbourne, Vic., E1


Haptically-enabled VR-based immersive fire fighting training simulator

S Nahavandi, L Wei, J Mullins, M Fielding, S Deshpande, M Watson, S Korany, D Nahavandi, I Hettiarachchi, Z Najdovski, R Jones, A Mullins, A Carter

(2019), Vol. 997, pp. 11-21, CompCom 2019 : Intelligent Computing - Proceedings of the Computing Conference, London, England, E1


A method for extending planar axis-symmetric parallel manipulators to spatial mechanisms

M Isaksson, A Eriksson, M Watson, T Brogårdh, S Nahavandi

(2015), Vol. 83, pp. 1-13, Mechanism and machine theory, Oxford, England, C1

journal article

Workspace analysis of a novel six-degrees-of-freedom parallel manipulator with coaxial actuated arms

M Isaksson, M Watson

(2013), Vol. 135, pp. 1-9, Journal of mechanical design, Fairfield, N. J., C1

journal article

Robots, avatars and ghosts

G Acaroglu, K Vincs, P Divers, D Skovli, J McCormick, V Le, M Fielding, M Watson, H Abdi, W Abdelrahmen, J Mullins, Z Nadjovski, S Nahavandi, L Wei

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J2-1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Generation of 3D sparse feature models using multiple stereo views

M Watson, A Bhatti, H Abdi, S Nahavandi

(2012), pp. 143-160, Current advancements in stereo vision, Rijeka, Croatia, B1

book chapter

The Octahedral Hexarot - a novel 6-DOF parallel manipulator

M Isaksson, T Brogardh, M Watson, S Nahavandi, P Crothers

(2012), Vol. 55, pp. 91-102, Mechanism and machine theory, Oxford, England, C1

journal article

3D sparse feature model using short baseline stereo and multiple view registration

M Watson, A Bhatti, S Nahavandi

(2011), pp. 1-4, ICMT 2011 : Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology : Precision Mechatronics for Advanced Manufacturing, Service, and Medical Sectors, Melbourne, Vic., E1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Extended iWD R&D - Polaris Vehicle Automation Development

A/Prof James Mullins, Dr Michael Fielding, Dr Matthew Watson, Prof Saeid Nahavandi

DSTO Grant - Research - Defence Science & Technology Organisation

  • 2016: $38,000

Unmanned Robotic Ground Target

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, Dr Michael Fielding, A/Prof James Mullins, Dr Matthew Watson

DoD Grant - Research - Department of Defence

  • 2018: $67,070
  • 2017: $603,629

Hot Fire Training System

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, A/Prof James Mullins, Dr Michael Fielding, Dr Lei Wei, Dr Mohammed Hossny, Dr Matthew Watson, A/Prof Shady Mohamed, A/Prof Samer Hanoun, Mr Sameer Deshpande, Dr Darius Nahavandi

DoD Grant - Research - Department of Defence

  • 2019: $901,171
  • 2018: $1,060,000

Virtual firefighting training simulation with real time performance monitoring - HotFire Trainer

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, A/Prof Asim Bhatti, A/Prof Samer Hanoun, Dr Darius Nahavandi, A/Prof Shady Mohamed, Dr Matthew Watson, A/Prof Abbas Khosravi, Dr Navid Mohajer, Mr Syed Salaken

DoD Grant - Research - Department of Defence

  • 2022: $1,123,868
  • 2021: $1,178,725

Industry and Other Funding

Hanwha Redback Human Factors (HF) Preliminary Analysis.

Dr Darius Nahavandi, Dr Navid Mohajer, Dr Matthew Watson

Hanwha Defense Australia Pty Ltd

  • 2021: $4,762


No completed student supervisions to report