Node Director: Professor Craig Priest
Phone: +61 8 8302 5146

Facility Manager: Simon Doe
Phone: +61 8 8302 5226

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ANFF SA is a world-class micro and nanofabrication facility providing access to cutting-edge equipment with support from expert staff specialising in microfluidics, organic electronics, biomaterials, novel semiconductor materials and characterisation.

Node Competencies

ANFF SA houses state-of-the-art photolithography, micromachining, hot embossing and bonding, micro-injection moulding, plasma etching, thin film coating, fluidic simulation, and advanced characterisation in ISO Class 5 & 6 clean room environments.


University of South Australia


Future Industries Institute
University of South Australia
Mawson Lakes SA 5095

Flinders University


Sturt Rd,
Flinders University,
Bedford Park SA

Prof Craig Priest


Prof. Priest is an expert in complex fluid behaviour at structured interfaces, multiphase microfluidics, lab-on-a-chip technologies, physical and interfacial chemistry, sensing, and microfluidic process intensification.

Area of Expertise:

Interfacial, physical, and analytical science in micro/nanofluidic devices and other small scale environments

Simon Doe

ANFF National Facility Manager and Facility Manager of ANFF SA

Simon has more than 20 years’ experience in materials engineering and joining, and coordinates ANFF’s various Facility Managers.

Area of Expertise:

Microfluidics, product design and development.

Mark Cherrill

Microfabrication Engineer

Mark’s main focus is on the design and manufacture of microfluidic devices and components using the Kira CNC Micro Milling Machine.

Area of Expertise:

Micro machining and mechanical design

Jing Hong (Mike) Pai

Process Engineer

Mike has a research background in microfluidic design and micro / nano fabrication and extensive experience in manufacturing and product development.

Area of Expertise:

Nano/micro fabrication, deposition, etching, lithography, and injection moulding

Dr Jason Gascooke

Instrument Manager

Jason manages the nanonics tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (TERS) equipment which uses an atomic force microscope (AFM) with a gold nano-probe to provide enhanced Raman spectra of the surface at special resolutions below that achievable with conventional Raman microscopy.

Area of Expertise:

Molecular spectroscopy, reaction dynamics, nanotechnology and energetic materials.

Donghoon Chang

Senior Process Engineer

Donghoon is responsible for the fabrication of glass (fused silica and borosilicate) microfluidic devices.

Area of Expertise:

photolithography, deep reactive ion etching (glass and Si), glass to glass fusion bonding

Belinda Turner

Engagement Officer

Belinda’s expertise in disseminating scientific research and development is helping ANFF SA create a broader understanding of micro and nanofabrication and the role of nanotechnology in transforming our future.

Area of Expertise:

Communications and marketing

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