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Glass smithing on the micro and nano scales

Dating as far back as 3500 years when the ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians began glazing pottery, glass processing and “smithing” has evolved into many forms culminat more...

Supervisor(s): Canning, John (Honorary Professor)

Resolving Galaxy Evolution

In this project we aim to answer some of the outstanding questions in the physics of galaxy formation by using a newly developed instrument, the Sydney-AAO Multi-object Integral fie more...

Supervisor(s): Croom, Scott (Professor)

Graphene: a journey of appreciation and exploration via computational simulations

This project aims to study several graphene-based nanostructures including nanoribbon, nanodots and nanoantidots and their optical, electrical and magnetic properties by first princ more...

Supervisor(s): Zheng, Rongkun (Associate Professor)

Chiroptical phenomena of pi-conjugated materials

pi-conjugated materials are organic molecules with alternate single and double bond character that provide for their semiconducting properties. For example, pi-conjugated polymers ( more...

Supervisor(s): Lakhwani, Girish (Dr)

Surface estimation of freely moving animals to enable quantitative neuroimaging

Accurate estimation of the highly non-rigid surface of freely moving animals is necessary to properly quantify data from brain imaging studies in which the animals are allowed to mo more...

Supervisor(s): Meikle, Steven (Professor), Kyme, Andre (Dr)

Marker-free motion tracking for motion-compensated clinical brain imaging

Even small movements of the human head during positron emission tomography (PET) imaging can dramatically degrade the usability of brain images. In this project you will develop and more...

Supervisor(s): Fulton, Roger (Associate Professor), Kyme, Andre (Dr)

Developing marker-free head motion tracking for motion-compensated MRI of the brain

Even slight movement of the head during MRI can dramatically degrade the usability of the images. In this project you will develop a novel and highly accurate marker-free motion tra more...

Supervisor(s): Fulton, Roger (Associate Professor), Kyme, Andre (Dr)

Hybrid plasmonic waveguide for integrated photonic signal

The growing demand for faster communications technologies and the inherent limitations of electronic integrated circuits stimulated the research of nanophotonic components. Furtherm more...

Supervisor(s): Palomba, Stefano (Associate Professor)

Characterising and compensating for partial volume effects in motion-compensated brain imaging of small animals

Partial volume effects resulting from the limited spatial resolution of positron emission tomography (PET) remain a key limitation to accurate quantification of PET image data. This more...

Supervisor(s): Meikle, Steven (Professor), Kyme, Andre (Dr)

Cross-Spectral Imaging and Classification of Concealed Targets in Cluttered Environments

This project involves developing a software defined radar system to improve robotic perception in highly unstructured environments. Can multi-spectral techniques be used to iterativ more...

Supervisor(s): Johnson, David (Dr)