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Swinburne University of Technology

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Industrial Research Institute Swinburne (IRIS)
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Increasing in-process sorting efficiency for recycling IIDPE plastics
Chief Researcher: Dvorak R (MEng)
Supervisors: Iovenitti Dr P, Masood Dr S, Itosior Assoc Prof E
Sponsor: Visy Industries
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: RECYCLING; SORTING; PLASTICS
Fields of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds
060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.


Development of recycled HIC plastics for extrusion and injection moulding applications
Chief Researchers: Masood Dr S H, Iovenitti Dr P, Forrest A
Sponsor: Visy Plastics Company
Duration: Completion 1999
Descriptors: RECYCLING; WASTE MINIMISATION; HOUSEHOLD PLASTICS
Field of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.


Non-contact inspection of enamelled wire
Chief Researcher: Stefani S
Supervisor: Nagarajah Assoc Prof R
Sponsors: Tycan Australia; CRC for Intelligent Manufacturing Systems & Technologies
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.


Non-contact inspection of hermetically sealed food products
Chief Researcher: Jolic Dr K
Supervisor: Nagaraj ah Assoc Prof R
Sponsor: Chubpak Australia
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.


Non-contact inspection of porous components
Chief Researcher: Vukovic Dr D
Supervisor: Nagarajah Assoc Prof R
Sponsor: Fleetguard Australia
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.


Spatial measurement systems
Chief Researcher: Douglas P
Supervisor: Nagarajah Assoc Prof R
Sponsors: Hawker DeHavilland; CRC for Intelligent Manufacturing Systems & Technologies
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.

 

School of Biophysical Sciences and Electrical Engineering
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Objective evaluation of the measured performance characteristics of an acoustic environment
Chief Researcher: Holmes P (MEng)
Supervisor: Alonso Adjunct Prof J
Sponsor: Victorian Arts Centre Trust
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: ENGINEERING--ACOUSTIC; ENVIRONMENTAL
Field of Research: 020401 Acoustics and Opto-acoustical Physics


Study of the effects of 900 and 1800 MHz microwave fields on physiological processes in living cells
Chief Researcher: Cranfield C (PhD)
Supervisor: Wood Dr A
Sponsor: Telstra Fellowship
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: LASER SCANNING CONFOCAL MICROSCOPE; ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY SAFETY
Fields of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.
050405 Microwave and Millimetrewave Technology
100801 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety


Optical fibre based respiratory plethysmograph
Chief Researcher: Davis C (PhD)
Supervisor: Mazzolini Dr A
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Hand-held dynamometry
Chief Researcher: Bowen M (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Murphy Assoc Prof D
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


An objective investigation of neural electrical activity evoked by taste stimuli in humans
Chief Researcher: Dubaj M (PhD)
Supervisor: Patterson Dr J
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Evaluation and optimisation of an EEG based visual computer interface
Chief Researcher: Ford S (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Sergejew Dr A
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTS; COMPUTER INTERFACE
Fields of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering
059902 Computer Human Interface


The use of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation in pre-term infants and children
Chief Researcher: Hochmann M (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Murphy Assoc Prof D
Sponsor: Royal Children's Hospital
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Neurophysiological and behavioural effects of vitamin B6 and magnesium supplements in autistic people, through the analysis of the P300 evoked potential
Chief Researcher: Hopkins J (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Patterson Dr J
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Work of breathing. A study in coronary patient group
Chief Researcher: Koumoundouros E (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Patterson Dr J
Sponsor: St Vincent's Hospital
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Novel indirect flow rate transducers suitable for urodynamics
Chief Researcher: Lan X (MEng)
Supervisor: Patterson Dr J
Current Status: Completed 1998
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Eye movements as a function of cue utilisation and dynamic attentional processes
Chief Researcher: Morgan S (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Patterson Dr J
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


A system for measuring exhaled nitrogen while breathing 100% oxygen
Chief Researcher: Nikolov N (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Patterson Dr J
Current Status: Completed 1998
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Olfactory modulation of steady state visual evoked potential topography
Chief Researcher: Owen C (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Supervisor: Patterson Dr J
Sponsor: CRC for International Food Manufacture and Packaging Science
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Validity and application of the steer clear test as a simple measure of daytime sleepiness
Chief Researcher: Panettieri D
Supervisor: Patterson Dr J
Sponsor: Frankston Hospital
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Pulmonary gas exchange in severe liver disease: Effects of liver transplantation
Chief Researcher: Pretto J (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Patterson Dr J
Sponsor: Austin Repatriation Medical Centre
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Changes in whole blood viscosity during environmental stress and training
Chief Researcher: Robers W (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Patterson Dr J
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Human physiological effects of power frequency magnetic fields
Chief Researcher: Sadafl H (PhD)
Supervisor: Wood Dr A
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Clinical techniques for the diagnosis of very early or preclinical alzheimer's disease
Chief Researcher: Shafiq-Antonacei R (PhD)
Supervisor: Maruff Dr P
Sponsor: Mental Health Research Institute Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS; MEDICAL IMAGING
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


The neuropsychiatric workstation. A multiprocessor system for real time analysis of brain electrical activity at the level of the cortex
Chief Researcher: Simpson D (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Murphy Assoc Prof D
Sponsor: Brain Sciences Institute
Current Status: Completed 1998
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Development of an evoked response audiometer for clinical use
Chief Researcher: Tomac T (MEng)
Supervisor: Dluzniak Dr R
Current Status: Completed 1998
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Computational approaches to the analysis of regional cerebral blood flow (RCBF) associated with studies of cognition using Position Emission Tomography (PET)
Chief Researcher: Ulusoy R (PhD)
Supervisor: Maruff Dr P
Sponsor: Mental Health Research Institute
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS
Field of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering


Testing cognition in virtual environments
Chief Researcher: Waite M (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Schier Dr M
Sponsor: Mental Health Research Institute
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING--MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS; COMPUTER INTERFACE
Fields of Research: 079901 Biomedical Engineering
059903 Virtual Reality and Related Simulation
059902 Computer Human Interface


Design and development of instrumentation of material structure using a time-correlated diffraction
Chief Researcher: Bartel A (PhD)
Supervisor: Dr E Bakshi
Sponsor: Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTATION
Field of Research: 020399 Atomic, Molecular etc Physics n.e.c.


Design and construction of a thermal-neutron detector for a high resolution time-of-flight diffractometer
Chief Researcher: McKean N (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Bakshi Dr E
Sponsor: Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering
Current Status: Completed 1998
Descriptor: NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTATION
Field of Research: 020399 Atomic, Molecular etc Physics n.e.c.


The application of transponder technology in automotive security systems
Chief Researcher: Bonnett N (MEng)
Supervisor: Dluzniak Dr R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: TECHNOLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS; AUTOMOTIVE
Field of Research: 070502 Electronics Engineering


The construction of a digital receiver for pulsar astronomy
Chief Researcher: Cunningham S (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Mazzolini Dr M
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: PRECISION INSTRUMENTS--MEASUREMENT; ASTRONOMY
Field of Research: 029903 Instruments and Techniques


High precision pulsar timing
Chief Researcher: van Stratten W (PhD)
Supervisor: Bailes Prof M
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: PRECISION INSTRUMENTS--MEASUREMENT; ASTRONOMY
Fields of Research: 029903 Instruments and Techniques
020101 Astronomy and Astrophysies


Pulsar searching
Chief Researcher: Edwards R (PhD)
Supervisor: Bailes Prof M
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS; ASTRONOMY
Field of Research: 020 101 Astronomy and Astrophysies


Non linear optical microscopy
Chief Researcher: Farrow W (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Alabaster Dr P
Sponsor: HBH Scientific Industries
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: INSTRUMENTS--IMAGING SYSTEMS
Fields of Research: 020402 Optical and Opto-electrical Physics
030402 Chemical and Physical Methods
069902 Laser Technology


Development of confocal microscope technology
Chief Researcher: Golja J (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Alabaster Dr P
Sponsor: HBH Scientific Instruments
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: INSTRUMENTS--IMAGING
Fields of Research: 020402 Optical and Opto-electrical Physics
030402 Chemical and Physical Methods
069902 Laser Technology


Electro-optical measurement of high currents in high tension cables
Chief Researcher: Mair R (MAppSc)
Supervisor: Adeock Mr B
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: ELECTRICAL POWER INSTRUMENTATION
Fields of Research: 020402 Optical and Opto-electrical Physics
070501 Electrical Engineering (General)


Properties of opto-electronic materials
Chief Researcher: Booth Prof D
Sponsor: DSTO
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: OPTO-ELECTRONICS
Field of Research: 020402 Optical and Opto-electrical Physics

 


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