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Mr Christian Basson



 
Christian Basson holds an MSc Eng degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and B Eng degree in Mechanical engineering from North-West University. He is currently doing his PhD Eng in Integrated Technical Monitoring for Composite Based Robot Centric Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems (RMS).

His specific focus and area of research are Robotics and Reconfigurable Manufacturing Technologies.

He is a member and a post-graduate co-supervisor of the Mechatronics and Robotics Research Group (MR2G).

Position:   Lecturer
 Qualifications:

  B Eng (Mechanical Engineering)
MSc Eng (Mechanical Engineering
     
Discipline:   Mechanical Engineering
Campus:   Howard College
Telephone:   031 260 1180
Email:   bassonc@ukzn.ac.za
     
Research Areas:   Mechatronics and Robotics Research Group (MR2G), Robotics and Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems
     
Recent Publications:



  Basson, C. Bright, G. & Walker, A., “Testing Flexible Grippers for Geometric and Surface Grasping Conformity in Reconfigurable Assembly Systems”, The South African Journal of Industrial Engineering. Published May 2018, 15 Pages, 2018. (Published)


Conference proceedings


Basson, C. & Bright, G., “Geometric Conformity Study of a Fin Ray Gripper Utilizing Active Haptic Control ”, 2019 ICCA The 15TH IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation. Accepted February 2019, 6 Pages, 2019. (Accepted)

Basson, C. & Bright, G., “Investigation of an Economical Stereo-lithography 3d Printer for Rapid Prototyping and Mass Production”, 2019 ICINCO 15TH International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing. Published February 2019, 6 Pages, 2019. (Published)

Basson, C. Dharmilingum, W. Reddy, C. Singh, A. & Stopforth, R., “Gamification and Game Development for Educational Agile Operations Management in Robotics Research”, 2019 SAUPEC/ROBMECH/PRASA International Conference. Published February 2019, 6 Pages, 2019. (Published)

Basson, C. Hansraj, S. Stopforth, R. Mooney, P. Phillips, R. van Niekerk, T. & du Preez, K., “A Review of Collaborated Educational Drone Development and Design at the BRICS 2018 Future Skills Challenge”, 2019 SAUPEC/ROBMECH/PRASA International Conference. Published February 2019, 6 Pages, 2019. (Published)

Basson, C. & Bright, G., “Active Haptic Control for a Biologically Inspired Gripper in Reconfigurable Assembly Systems”, 2018 ICINCO 15TH International Conference on Informatics in Control Automation and Robotics. Published July 2018, 9 Pages, 2018. (Published)

Basson, C. Bright, G. & Walker, A., “Design and Testing of a Biologically Inspired Flexible Gripper for Reconfigurable Assembly Systems”, 2018 INCOM 16th Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing. Accepted for June 2018, 6 Pages, 2017. (Accepted, not published)

Basson, C. Bright, G. & Walker, A., “Analysis of Flexible End-Effector for Geometric Conformity in Reconfigurable Assembly Systems”, 2015 PRASA-RobMech International Conference. Published November 2017, 6 Pages, 2017. (Published)

Basson, C. Bright, G. & Walker, A., “Investigating geometric adaptability for flexible grippers in reconfigurable assembly systems”, 2017 IEEE 24TH International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice (M2VIP2017). Published November 2017, 6 Pages, 2015. (Published)

Basson, C. Bright, G. & Walker, A., “Investigating Geometric Adaptability for Flexible Grippers in Reconfigurable Assembly Systems”, 14th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics. Accepted for July 2017, 6 Pages, 2017. (Accepted, not published)

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