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ECSE Research Strengths

The research program may be divided into six broad areas:

Electrical & Computer Systems Engineering Postgraduate Student Research Forum 

2010 Forum information for research scholar presenters is hosted on the MUSO Blackboard site "Research Forum - Postgraduate Research Forum 2010"

Historical information:

glossy brochure

Proceedings of the department's Research Forum 2004 are available online and survey the research programs of the time.

Postgraduate student research forum 2009

The ECSE department's diverse research expertise can be seen in the postgraduate students diverse range of topics as presented at the 2009 ECSE Postgraduate Student Research Forum.

ECSE Publications



The department is proud of its ongoing successes in attracting research collaboration and grants. Please read more on the departmental news page.

ECSE research wins New Inventors 2010

A new diagnostic tool for detecting mental illnesses and other neurological conditions has taken out first place honours on ABC's The New Inventors.

The innovative diagnostic device (EvestG), invented by the department's Mr. Brian Lithgow in research collaboration with Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, Alfred Hospital Chair of Psychiatry and the Director of Monash Alfred Psychiatric Research Centre (MAPrc), won the grand final of the popular ABC program.

ECSE researchers receive major funding for Bionic Eye Research

The Monash University project proposed for the ARC Research in Bionic Vision Science and Technology Initiative has received $8 million funding which was announced 15/12/09.

The successful team involves Monash University (ECSE researchers in the team include Prof AJ Lowery, A.Prof Kleeman, Dr. N. Karmakar and Dr. W.H Li) and the Alfred Hospital, and will receive $8 million to develop a device that is implanted directly on the region of the brain that processes vision signals (the visual cortex). This will provide treatment for progressive blindness.

More information on the ARC Bionic vision website.

ECSE Seminars

The various research groups in the department hold seminars about ongoing research, including postgraduate scholars reporting on their progress.

A list of research seminars is available, which also contains location and time information.