Dr Sebastian Oberst

Visiting Fellow
School of Engineering and Information Technology

LOCATION

Building 16 Room 208 School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

  • ABOUT
  • PUBLICATIONS

Expertise

  • Vibration & acoustics (numerically, experimentally)
  • Mechanical characterisation & vibration/noise control
  • Microvibrations esp. that of insects communicating
  • Nonlinear time series analysis & chaotic dynamics
  • Statistical & uncertainty analysis 

Current Research 

  1. Stability behaviour of deployable, flexible structures of nano-satellites
  2. Friction-induced vibrations & sound (e.g. automotive disc brake squeal)
  3. Vibrational communication in insects (e.g ants,  termites)

Teaching Interest

Statics, Dynamics, Thermofluids, Introduction to vibration, Acoustics, Instrumentation, Statistics


Refereed Refereed   Project supervision
Journals Conferences other HDR UG
17 >40 8 2 4



Book Chapters

Lu S; Oberst S; Zhang G; Luo Z, 2019, 'Novel order patterns recurrence plot-based quantification measures to unveil deterministic dynamics from stochastic processes', in Theory and Applications of Time Series Analysis, edn. Contributions to Statistics, Springer, Cham, Switzerland

Journal articles

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2019, 'A non-linear friction work formulation for the analysis of self-excited vibrations', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 443, pp. 328 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2018.11.017

Stender M; Oberst S; Hoffmann N, 2019, 'Recovery of Differential Equations from Impulse Response Time Series Data for Model Identification and Feature Extraction', Vibration, vol. 2, pp. 25 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/vibration2010002

Stender M; Oberst S; Hoffmann N, 2019, 'Recovery of Differential Equations from Impulse Response Time Series Data for Model Identification and Feature Extraction', Vibration, vol. 2, pp. 25 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.20944/preprints201812.0237.v1

Stender M; Oberst S; Tiedemann M; Hoffmann N, 2019, 'Complex machine dynamics: systematic recurrence quantification analysis of disk brake vibration data', Nonlinear Dynamics, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11071-019-05143-x

Oberst S; Lenz M; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2019, 'Termites manipulate moisture content of wood to maximize foraging resources', Biology Letters, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2019.0365

Lu S; Oberst S; Zhang G; Luo Z, 2019, 'Bifurcation analysis of dynamic pricing processes with nonlinear external reference effects', Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, vol. 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2019.104929

Melnikov A; Chiang YK; Quan L; Oberst S; Alù A; Marburg S; Powell D, 2019, 'Acoustic meta-atom with experimentally verified maximum Willis coupling', Nature Communications, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10915-5

Oberst S; Tuttle SL; Griffin D; Lambert A; Boyce RR, 2018, 'Experimental validation of tape springs to be used as thin-walled space structures', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 419, pp. 558 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2018.01.014

Stender M; Tiedemann M; Hoffmann N; Oberst S, 2018, 'Impact of an irregular friction formulation on dynamics of a minimal model for brake squeal', Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 107, pp. 439 - 451, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2018.01.032

Oberst S; Tuttle S, 2018, 'Nonlinear dynamics of thin-walled elastic structures for applications in space', Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 110, pp. 469 - 484, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2018.03.021

Oberst S; Baetz J; Campbell G; Lampe F; Lai JCS; Hoffmann N; Morlock M, 2018, 'Vibro-acoustic and nonlinear analysis of cadavric femoral bone impaction in cavity preparations', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, vol. 144, pp. 739 - 745, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2018.05.051

Oberst S; Niven RK; Lester DR; Ord A; Hobbs B; Hoffmann N, 2018, 'Detection of unstable periodic orbits in mineralising geological systems', Chaos, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5024134

Jordaan J; Punzet S; Melnikov A; Sanches A; Oberst S; Marburg S; Powell DA, 2018, 'Measuring monopole and dipole polarizability of acoustic meta-atoms', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5052661

Oberst S; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2018, 'Key physical wood properties in termite foraging decisions', Journal of the Royal Society Interface, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0505

Oberst S; Bann G; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2017, 'Cryptic termites avoid predatory ants by eavesdropping on vibrational cues from their footsteps', Ecology Letters, vol. 20, pp. 212 - 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.12727

Oberst S; Marburg S; Hoffmann N, 2017, 'Determining periodic orbits via nonlinear filtering and recurrence spectra in the presence of noise', Procedia Engineering, vol. 199, pp. 772 - 777, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.09.046

Oberst SM, 2016, 'A systematic statistical approach to investigate key material parameters in termite foraging', PeerJ (Preprint), pp. 1 - 19

Oberst S; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2016, 'Termites utilise clay to build structural supports and so increase foraging resources', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep20990

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2016, 'On the potential of uncertainty analysis for prediction of brake squeal propensity', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 377, pp. 123 - 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2016.05.023

Oberst S; Zhang Z; Lai JCS, 2016, 'The Role of Nonlinearity and Uncertainty in Assessing Disc Brake Squeal Propensity', SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars - Mechanical Systems, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.4271/2016-01-1777

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2015, 'A statistical approach to estimate the LYAPUNOV spectrum in disc brake squeal', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 334, pp. 120 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2014.06.025

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2015, 'Nonlinear transient and chaotic interactions in disc brake squeal', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 342, pp. 272 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2015.01.005

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2015, 'Pad-mode-induced instantaneous mode instability for simple models of brake systems', Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 62, pp. 490 - 505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2015.03.023

Oberst S; Nava-Baro E; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2015, 'An innovative signal processing method to extract ants' walking signals', Acoustics Australia, vol. 43, pp. 87 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40857-015-0003-x

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2015, 'Instability analysis of friction oscillators with uncertainty in the friction law distribution', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, vol. 230, pp. 948 - 958, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406215616421

Oberst S; Baro EN; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2014, 'Quantifying ant activity using vibration measurements', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0090902

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2014, 'Squeal noise in simple numerical brake models', Journal of Sound and Vibration, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2015.05.005

Oberst S; Lai JCS; Marburg S, 2013, 'Guidelines for numerical vibration and acoustic analysis of disc brake squeal using simple models of brake systems', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 332, pp. 2284 - 2299, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2012.11.034

Oberst SM; Lai JC, 2011, 'Chaos in Brake Squeal Noise', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 330, pp. 955 - 975, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2010.09.009

Oberst SM; Lai JC, 2011, 'Statistical analysis of brake squeal noise', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 330, pp. 2978 - 2994, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2010.12.021

Merz S; Oberst S; Dylejko PG; Kessissoglou NJ; Tso YK; Marburg S, 2007, 'Development of coupled FE/BE models to investigate the structural and acoustic responses of a submerged vessel', Journal of Computational Acoustics, vol. 15, pp. 23 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0218396X07003196

Oberst S; Evans TA; Lai JCS, 'Novel Method for Pairing Wood Samples in Choice Tests', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, pp. e88835 - e88835, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0088835

Conference Papers

Gong S; Oberst S; Wang X, 2019, 'Dynamic analysis of vibrating flip-flow screens equipped with support and shear rubber springs', in , RASD2019 - Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics, Lyon, France,, presented at RASD2019 - Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics, Lyon, France,, 15 - 17 April 2019

Gong S; Oberst S; Wang X, 2019, 'A non-linear model of rubber shear springs validated by experiments', in , Nonlinear Dynamics, Rome, Italy,, presented at Nonlinear Dynamics, Rome, Italy,, 17 - 20 February 2019

Halkon B; Rauter A; Oberst S; Marburg S, 2019, 'Research and development of an air-puff excitation system for lightweight structures', in 8th IOMAC - International Operational Modal Analysis Conference, Proceedings, pp. 627 - 634, presented at

Lu S; Oberst S; Zhang G; Luo Z, 2019, 'Period adding bifurcations in dynamic pricing processes', in CIFEr 2019 - IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering and Economics, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CIFEr.2019.8759118

Oberst S; Baetz J; Campbell G; Lampe F; Lai JCS; Hoffmann N; Morlock M, 2018, 'Vibro-acoustic and nonlinear analysis of cadavric femoral bone impaction in cavity preparations', in MATEC Web of Conferences, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201814814007

Oberst SM, 2018, 'Nonlinear Dynamics: Towards a paradigm change via evidence-based complex dynamics modelling', in INTER-NOISE and NOISE-CON Congress and Conference Proceedings, NOVEM 2018, Institute of Noise Control Engineering, Ibiza, pp. 173 - 184, presented at Noise and Vibration Emerging Methods, Ibiza, 07 - 09 May 2018, http://dx.doi.org/https://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/ince/incecp/2018/00000257/00000001/art00019#

Lu S; Oberst SM; Zhang G; Luo Z, (eds.), 2018, 'Order patterns recurrence plots and new quantifications to unveil nonlinear dynamics from stochastic systems', in ITISE 2018 International Conference on Time Series and Forecasting Proceedings of Papers, International Conference on Time Series and Forecasting 2018, Granada, Spain, pp. 457 - 468, presented at International Conference on Time Series and Forecasting 2018, Granada, Spain, 19 - 21 September 2018, http://itise.ugr.es/ITISE2018_Papers_Vol_1.pdf

Oberst S; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2018, 'Excitation signal extraction of ant walking pattern under the influence of noise using a biomechanical bipedal mathematical model', in Symposium on Biotremology, 2nd International Symposium on Biotremology, San Michele all’Adige, Italy., presented at 2nd International Symposium on Biotremology, San Michele all’Adige, Italy., 04 - 06 September 2018

Gong S; Wang X; Oberst S, 2018, 'Non-linear Analysis of Vibrating Flip-flow Screens', in MATEC Web of Conferences, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201822104007

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2018, 'Instability analysis of brake squeal with uncertain contact conditions', in 25th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2018, ICSV 2018: Hiroshima Calling, pp. 4031 - 4038, presented at

Lai JCS; Oberst S; Evans TA, 2018, 'Termites use vibrations to eavesdrop on predatory ants', in INTER-NOISE 2018 - 47th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering: Impact of Noise Control Engineering, presented at

Hobbs B; Oberst S; Niven RK; Ord A, (eds.), 2017, 'Mineralising systems as nonlinear dynamical systems', in , Gold17@Rotorua, Rotorua, New Zealand, presented at Gold17@Rotorua, Rotorua, New Zealand, 21 - 23 February 2017

Ord A; Oberst S; Niven RK; Hobbs B, (eds.), 2017, 'What do we do with all this data? Ore exploration using modern technology', in , Gold17@Rotorua, Rotorua, New Zealand, presented at Gold17@Rotorua, Rotorua, New Zealand, 21 - 23 February 2017

Oberst SM; Niven RK; Ord A; Hobbs BE; Lester DR, (eds.), 2017, 'Application of recurrence plots to orebody exploration data', in Target 2017, Target 2017, At University Club, University of Western Australia, pp. 1 - 3, presented at Target 2017, At University Club, University of Western Australia, 19 - 21 April 2017

Lai JCS; Oberst S; Evans TA, 2017, 'Termites thrive by using vibrations', in 24th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, ICSV 2017, presented at

Ord A; Hobbs B; Munro M; Oberst SM; Niven RK, 2017, 'Evidence-based geological models: how to comprehend big data', in 18th annual conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, 8th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, Freemantle, presented at 8th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, Freemantle, 02 - 09 September 2017

Hobbs B; Ord A; Oberst SM; Niven RK, 2017, 'Nonlinear episodic and chaotic behaviour of orogenic gold systems', in 18th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, 18th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, Freemantle, presented at 18th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, Freemantle, 02 - 09 September 2017

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2017, 'Uncertainty analysis for the prediction of disc brake squeal propensity', in INTER-NOISE 2017 - 46th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering: Taming Noise and Moving Quiet, presented at

Oberst SM; Zhang Z; Lai JCS, 2016, 'Model updating of brake components and subassemblies for improved numerical modelling in brake squeal', in EuroBrake 2016, Eurobrake 2016, Milan, pp. 1 - 10, presented at Eurobrake 2016, Milan, 13 - 15 June 2016

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2016, 'Instability prediction of a fully updated brake system with variations in pad lining roughness', in Proceedings of the International Congress on Acoustics, International Congress on Acoustics, Buenos Aires, Argentina, presented at International Congress on Acoustics, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 05 - 09 September 2016, http://www.ica2016.org.ar/ica2016proceedings/ica2016/ICA2016-0176.pdf

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2016, 'Influence of contact condition and sliding speed on friction-induced instability', in ICSV 2016 - 23rd International Congress on Sound and Vibration: From Ancient to Modern Acoustics, presented at

Oberst S; Zhang Z; Campbell G; Morlock M; Lai JCS; Hoffmann N, 2016, 'Towards the understanding of hip squeak in total hip arthroplasty using analytical contact models with uncertainty', in Proceedings of the INTER-NOISE 2016 - 45th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering: Towards a Quieter Future, pp. 5539 - 5549, presented at

Zhang Z; Oberst SM; Lai JCS, 2015, 'Instability analysis of coupled friction oscillators with uncertainties in contact conditions', in , International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV22), Florence, Italy, presented at International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV22), Florence, Italy, 12 - 16 July 2015

Oberst SM; Do Q; Timmers H; O'Byrne S, 2015, 'Towards the understanding of UHMWPE wear in total knee replacements using surface roughness and vibration measurements', in , Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting, Canberra, presented at Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting, Canberra, 11 - 14 August 2015

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Williams JJR; Lai JCS, 2015, 'Improving Brake squeal propensitiy prediction by model updating', in Acoustics 2015 Hunter Valley, presented at

Oberst S; Griffin D; Tuttle S; Lambert A; Boyce RR, 2015, 'Analysis of thin curved flexible structures for space applications', in Acoustics 2015 Hunter Valley, presented at

Williams JJR; Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2015, 'Model updating of brake components' influence on instability predictions', in 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration, ICSV 2015, presented at

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2014, 'A stochastic approach to predicting brake squeal propensity', in 21st International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2014, ICSV 2014, pp. 629 - 636, presented at

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2014, 'Instability prediction of brake squeal by nonlinear stability analysis', in INTERNOISE 2014 - 43rd International Congress on Noise Control Engineering: Improving the World Through Noise Control, presented at

Oberst S; Nava-Baro E; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2014, 'An innovative signal processing technique for the extraction of ants' walking signals', in INTERNOISE 2014 - 43rd International Congress on Noise Control Engineering: Improving the World Through Noise Control, presented at

Baro EN; Oberst SM; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2013, 'A signal processing method for extracting vibration signals due to ants' activities', in INTER-NOISE and NOISE-CON Congress and Conference Proceedings : Internoise 2013, Internoise 2013, Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 327 - 336, presented at Internoise 2013, Innsbruck, Austria, 15 - 18 September 2013

Oberst SM; Lai JCS, 2013, 'ESTIMATION OF THE TRUE LYAPUNOV SPECTRUM FOR INSTABILITY PREDICTION OF A SIMPLE NUMERICAL MODEL OF A BRAKE SYSTEM', in ICOVP 2013 : 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems, ICOVP 2013 : 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 1 - 10, presented at ICOVP 2013 : 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems, Lisbon, Portugal, 09 - 12 September 2013

Oberst SM; Lai JCS, 2013, 'The role of pad-mode instabilities in disc brake squeal', in 20th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2013 (ICSV 20), 20th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 1 - 7, presented at 20th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 07 - 11 July 2013

Oberst SM; Lai J, 2013, 'The role of pad-modes and nonlinearity in instantaneous mode squeal', in Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4800947

Zhang Z; Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2013, 'Application of polynomial chaos expansions to analytical models of friction oscillators', in Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society 2013, Acoustics 2013: Science, Technology and Amenity, pp. 408 - 414, presented at

Baro EN; Oberst S; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2013, 'A signal processing method for extracting vibration signals due to ants' activities', in 42nd International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering 2013, INTER-NOISE 2013: Noise Control for Quality of Life, pp. 3631 - 3640, presented at

Oberst SM; Lai JC, 2012, 'Nonlinear interactions as trigger for chaotic vibrations in a simplified brake system', in 163rd Meeting Acoustical Society of America/ACOUSTCS 2012, Acoustical Society of America, Hong Kong, pp. 1 - 6, presented at 163rd Meeting Acoustical Society of America/ACOUSTCS 2012, Hong Kong, 13 - 18 May 2012

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2012, 'Analysis of disc brake squeal: Progress and challenges', in 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2012, ICSV 2012, pp. 2874 - 2881, presented at

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2012, 'The role of nonlinearity in disc brake squeal', in Proceedings - European Conference on Noise Control, pp. 1334 - 1339, presented at

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2011, 'Nonlinear friction coupling in disc brake squeal', in 18th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2011, ICSV 2011, pp. 1748 - 1755, presented at

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2011, 'Statistical analysis of brake squeal noise', in Journal of Sound and Vibration, pp. 2978 - 2994, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2010.12.021

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2011, 'Chaos in brake squeal noise', in Journal of Sound and Vibration, pp. 955 - 975, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2010.09.009

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2010, 'Numerical study of friction-induced pad-mode instability in disc brake squeal', in 20th International Congress on Acoustics 2010, ICA 2010 - Incorporating Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, pp. 2146 - 2157, presented at

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2010, 'Acoustic radiation of friction-induced pad-mode instability in disc brake squeal', in 20th International Congress on Acoustics 2010, ICA 2010 - Incorporating Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, pp. 2158 - 2168, presented at

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2010, 'Numerical methods for simulating brake squeal noise', in 20th International Congress on Acoustics 2010, ICA 2010 - Incorporating Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, pp. 1505 - 1516, presented at

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2010, 'Uncertainty modelling for detecting friction-induced pad-mode instabilities in disc brake squeal', in 20th International Congress on Acoustics 2010, ICA 2010 - Incorporating Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, pp. 1517 - 1528, presented at

Oberst SM; Lai JC, 2009, 'Numerical analysis of a simplified brake system', in Proceedings of NOVEM 2009, Noise and Vibration: Emerging Methods, University of Southampton, Keble College, Oxford, presented at Noise and Vibration: Emerging Methods (NOVEM) 2009, Keble College, Oxford, 05 - 08 April 2009, http://www.isvr.soton.ac.uk/novem2009/

Oberst SM; Lai JC, 2009, 'Acoustic response of a simplified brake system by means of the boundary element method.', in Noise and Vibration: Emerging Methods (NOVEM 2009), Oxford, UK, 5-8 April 2009, ISVR, Keble College, Oxford, presented at Noise and Vibration: Emerging Methods (NOVEM) 2009, Keble College, Oxford, 05 - 08 April 2009, http://www.isvr.soton.ac.uk/novem2009/

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2009, 'Non-linear analysis of brake squeal', in 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2009, ICSV 2009, pp. 1116 - 1123, presented at

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2009, 'Numerical prediction of brake squeal propensity using acoustic power calculation', in Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society 2009 - Acoustics 2009: Research to Consulting, pp. 111 - 118, presented at

Oberst SM, 2009, 'New Approaches for Understanding the Mechanisms of Brake Squeal', in , Colloquium on Numerical Methods in Acoustics, Oita, presented at Colloquium on Numerical Methods in Acoustics, Oita, 10 - 11 March 2009

Oberst SM; Lai JC, 2008, 'A Critical review of brake squeal and its treatment in practice', in Inter-noise 2008, Inter-noise 2008, the 37th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, Beijing, China, presented at Inter-noise 2008, the 37th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, Beijing, China, 26 - 29 October 2008

Moore SM; Lai JC; Oberst SM; Papinniemi A; Hamdi S; Stanef D, 2008, 'Determining the effect of pad lining geometry on brake noise performance', in Inter-noise 2008, Inter-noise 2008, the 37th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, Beijing, China, presented at Inter-noise 2008, the 37th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, Beijing, China, 26 - 29 October 2008

Oberst S; Lai JCS, 2008, 'New approaches for understanding the mechanisms of brake squeal', in Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, AAS'08, pp. 265 - 272, presented at

Conference Posters

Oberst SM; Stender M; Baetz J; Lampe F; Lai JCS; Morlock M; Hoffmann N, 2018, 'Extracting differential equations from measured vibro-acoustic impulse responses in cavity preparation of total hip arthroplasty', in , Experimental Chaos and Complexity Conference, Madrid, Spain, presented at Experimental Chaos and Complexity Conference, Madrid, Spain, 04 - 07 June 2018

Lu S; Zhang G; Luo Z; Oberst SM, 2018, 'Order pattern recurrence plots unveiling determinism buried in noise', in , UTS FEIT Research Showcase, Sydney, NSW, Australia, presented at UTS FEIT Research Showcase, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 14 - 14 June 2018

Oberst SM, 2008, 'Is Brake Squeal a Chaotic Phenomenon?', in , Engineering Dean's Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Research, Sydney, presented at Engineering Dean's Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Research, Sydney, 11 - 11 November 2008

Theses / Dissertations

Oberst SM, 2011, Analysis of brake squeal noise, thesis, UNSW Canberra, Australia

Oberst SM, 2006, Application of the acoustic boundary element method on structural vibrations of tyres using the software package MatLab, thesis, TU Dresden, Germany

Oberst SM, 2005, Oscillations and acoustic radiations of submerged cylindrical structures, thesis, TU Dresden, Germany

Oberst SM, 2005, Evaluation of calls/puts (options) applying the Black & Scholes formula (Research seminar), thesis, Lehrstuhl fuer quantitative Verfahren, insbes. Statistik

Conference Presentations

Lu S; Oberst SM; Zhang G; Luo Z, 2018, 'Comparing complex dynamics using machine learning-reconstructed attracting sets', in , Colloquium on Irregular Engineering Oscillations and Signal Processing, Hamburg- Harburg, Germany, presented at Colloquium on Irregular Engineering Oscillations and Signal Processing, Hamburg- Harburg, Germany, 10 - 12 September 2018

Lu S; Oberst S; Zhang G; Luo Z, 2018, 'Comparing complex dynamics using machine learning-reconstructed attracting sets”, Colloquium on Irregular Engineering Oscillations and Signal Processing, 10-12 Sep, Hamburg, Germany.', in , Colloquium on Irregular Engineering Oscillations and Signal Processing, Hamburg, Germany, presented at Colloquium on Irregular Engineering Oscillations and Signal Processing, Hamburg, Germany, 10 - 12 September 2018

Oberst S; Lim S; Romão AC; Lai JCS; Stender M; Hoffmann N; Evans TA, 2018, 'Oberst S, Lim S, Romão AC, Lai JCS, Stender M, Hoffmann NP, Evans TA, “A coupled mono-bipedal biomechanical surrogate model to mimic ants walking and running gait analysed using recurrence plot quanti', in , Colloquium on Irregular Oscillations and Signal Processing, presented at Colloquium on Irregular Oscillations and Signal Processing, 10 - 12 September 2018

Stender M; Oberst S; Hoffmann NP, 2018, 'Reconstruction of differential equations from time-series data for feature engineering and model identification', in , Colloquium on Irregular Oscillations and Signal Processing, Hamburg, Germany, presented at Colloquium on Irregular Oscillations and Signal Processing, Hamburg, Germany, 10 - 12 September 2018

Oberst SM; Lester D; Niven RK; Ord A; Hobbs B; Hoffmann N, 2017, 'Application of recurrence plot quantification to mineralising systems in geology', in 7th Recurrence Plot Symposium, 7th Recurrence Plot Symposium, Sāo Paulo, presented at 7th Recurrence Plot Symposium, Sāo Paulo, 23 - 25 August 2017

Oberst SM; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2017, 'Extracting critical information from ant and termite substrate vibrations', in , Invertebrate Sound and Vibration 2017, Ebsdorfergrund-Rauischholzhausen, Germany, presented at Invertebrate Sound and Vibration 2017, Ebsdorfergrund-Rauischholzhausen, Germany, 14 - 17 September 2017

Stender M; Oberst SM; Hoffmann N, 2017, 'Why mechanical machines should be treated as complex systems', in 7th Recurrence Plot Symposium, 7th Recurrence Plot Symposium, São Paulo, presented at 7th Recurrence Plot Symposium, São Paulo, 23 - 25 August 2017

Oberst SM; Zhang Z; Lai JCS, 2016, 'The role of nonlinearity and uncertainty to the prediction of brake squeal propensity', in SAE Technical Papers, 9th International Styrian Noise, Vibration & Harshness Congress, Steyr, Austria, presented at 9th International Styrian Noise, Vibration & Harshness Congress, Steyr, Austria, 22 - 24 June 2016

Oberst SM; Lai JCS; Evans TA, 2016, 'A review on the ability of termites to use substrate vibrations', in , 1st International Symposium on Biotremology, San Michelle all'Adige, Italy, presented at 1st International Symposium on Biotremology, San Michelle all'Adige, Italy, 05 - 07 July 2016

Brown M; Boyce RR; Griffin D; Lorrain P; Dimitrijevic I; Ramana A; Benson C; Lambert A; Polo M; Oberst SM, 2015, 'Buccaneer Risk Mitigation Mission', in Proceedings of the 15th Australian Space Research Conference, 15th Australian Space Research Conference, Canberra, pp. 1 - 8, presented at 15th Australian Space Research Conference, Canberra, 29 September - 01 October 2015

Oberst SM, 2012, 'Acoustic simulation of brake squeal noise', in , SAE-A Advanced NVH Workshop, Melbourne RMIT, presented at SAE-A Advanced NVH Workshop, Melbourne RMIT, 26 - 27 June 2012

Oberst SM, 2009, 'Keynote on: "Numerical Methods in Acoustics"', in , Colloqium on Numerical Methods in Acoustics, Oita, Japan, presented at Colloqium on Numerical Methods in Acoustics, Oita, Japan, 08 - 12 March 2009

Conference Abstracts

Oberst S; Cartwright I; Teske T; Griffin D; Tuttle S; Lambert A; Lingard D; Boyce R, Sensitivity to micro-vibrations: damping of thin curved flexible space structures