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Research interests

Motion and force control, including inverse-model based control of electrohydraulic servosystems, control of parallel kinematic mechanisms, hybrid hydraulic/piezoelectric actuation, and active vehicle control. Recent research has concerned robotic powered prostheses, additively manufactuered piezoelectric aerospace servovalve development, and fluid-actuation integrated into tensegrity structures.

Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bath

Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering, University of Bath


  • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • motion control
  • electrohydraulics
  • servohydraulics
  • control engineering
  • actuation
  • robotics

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Projects 2007 2020

Additive Constructed Trastibial Intelligent ProstHetic

Iravani, P. & Plummer, A.


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

3D printers
Medical problems
Microprocessor chips

KTP with Niftylift Limited

Soleimani, M. & Plummer, A.


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

3D printers
Aerospace applications
Motion control

Disruptive Integrated Electric Tansmissions for Industrial Vehicles (DIET)

Brace, C., Burke, R. & Plummer, A.


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Integrated eHydraulics Electric Forklift

Plummer, A. & Brace, C.


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Research Output 1990 2018

An electro-hydrostatic actuator for hybrid active-passive vibration isolation

Henderson, J-P., Plummer, A. & Johnston, N., 1 May 2018, In : International Journal of Hydromechatronics. 1, 1, p. 47-71

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gear pumps
Brushless DC motors

A Review of Switched Inertance Hydraulic Converter Technology

Yuan, C., Pan, M. & Plummer, A., Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
wave energy
Water waves

A study of a compliant hydraulic actuator for running robots

Ding, B., Plummer, A. & Iravani, P., Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Hydraulic actuators
Hydraulic accumulators

Digital switched hydraulics

Pan, M. & Plummer, A., 1 Jun 2018, In : Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering. 13, 2, p. 225-231

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle