Academic staff

Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering - Academic staff

Professor Manos Varvarigos

Head of Department
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 118, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus.

Research Interests:

Computer Networks, Optical Networking, Networking Algorithms and Protocols, Cloud Computing, Resource Management, Network Planning and Operation Tools, Optical Interconnects for Data Centres, Smart Energy Grids, Remote Systems Management, Optoelectronic Layouts, Performance Evaluation.

Professor Jean Armstrong

Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 221, 16 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

LiFI, ACO-OFDM, Channel Capacity, DCO-OFDM, Dc Biased Optical OFDM (DCO-OFDM), Digital Communications, Indoor Wireless Optical Communications, Intensity Modulation Direct Detection (IM/DD), Intercarrier Interference, Localisation, MIMO OFDM, Multicarrier Modulation, OFDM, Optical Communications, Optical OFDM, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex

Dr. Behrooz Bahrani

Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room G17, 16 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Power Electronics Converters and their Application in Power Systems Control of Power Electronics Systems Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Resources Microgrids

Dr. Bill Corcoran

Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 216, 16 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Applied Physics, Communication Systems, ENGINEERING, Electro-optical Technology, Electronic/Optical Materials, Fiber Optics, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Lasers, Optical Communications, Optics, Photonics, Physical Sciences, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY/MATHEMATICS/COMPUTER SCIENCE, Signal processing, Telecommunications

Professor Tom Drummond

Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room G14, 18 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Real-Time Computer Vision, Robotics, Augmented Reality, Robust Methods

Dr. Yi Hong

Senior Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 224, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Network coding; coding for TV broadcasting, MIMO WIMAX, general wireless communications and networking; Security for wireless and relaying networks.

A/Professor Nemai Karmakar

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 230, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

RFID, Microstrip Antennas, Planar Phased Arrays, Array Signal Processing, Microwave Active and Passive Designs, Radar Systems, Direct Conversion Receivers, Satellite Communications.

A/Professor Lindsay Kleeman

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room G16, 18 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Real time Sensing and Robotics, including FPGA vision systems, ultrasonic sensing and mobile robot exploration, localisation and mapping. Real time signal processing and sensor integration for blind aids, such as the Monash Bionic Eye. Robotics, sensors, ultrasonic sensing, real time vision, robot mapping and localisation, sensor fusion.

Dr. Gayathri Kongara

Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 221A, 16 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Dr. Jonathan Li

Senior Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 226, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Engineering Education - Student Engagement and Scalability using Technology, Mobile and Web applications, Network dimensioning, simulation and modeling, TCP/IP optimisation, Quality of Service (network and user-perceived),

Professor Arthur Lowery

Professor, ARC Laureate Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 214, 16 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus.

Research Interests:

Bionic Vision, Simulation, Laser Instrumentation Design, Optical OFDM, Photonic Circuits and Systems, Research Management, Optical Communications

Dr. Faezeh Marzbanrad

Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 225, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Biomedical Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Time-Frequency Analysis, Statistical Data Analysis, Time Series Analysis and Classification, Maternal and Fetal Healthcare.

Professor Malin Premaratne

Professor and Vice President, Academic Board
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 114, 20 Research Way, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Optics, BioOptics, Numerical Analysis, Numerical Software, Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Electrodynamics, Modeling and Simulation, Semiconductor Theory and Devices, Optics of Nano devices, Plasmonics, Software Engineering, Mathematics, Probability Theory, Computer Graphics

Dr. Reza Razzaghi

Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room G15, 16 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Integration of renewable energy resources, power system protection and control, stability analysis, phasor measurement units, real-time simulation of power systems, and power system transients

Dr. Jean-Michel Redoute

Senior Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 232, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Analog and mixed-signal integrated circuit (IC) design, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), biomedical (integrated and non-integrated) circuit design and radio frequency integrated circuit design. EMI resisting analog IC design, integrated electronic circuits for biomedical applications.

Dr. James Saunderson

Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 222, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Mathematical optimisation (methods based on convex optimisation and semidefinite programming). Algebraic structure in optimisation, and exploiting it to develop improved computational methods, with performance guarantees, for important classes of optimisation problems arising in practice.

Professor Emanuele Viterbo

Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room G09, 16 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Modulation and Coding for Wireless Communications Sphere decoder Algebraic space-time codes: Golden code and Perfect space-time codes Lattices in wireless communications and algebraic number theory Irregular and jittered sampling with applications to sensor networks and AD/DA conversion.

Dr. Yan Wong

Senior Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 220, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Biomedical Engineering: Brain Machine Interfaces for upper limb movement control, visual cortex and retinal stimulation, improved cochlear implant fitting techniques, new electrode technologies such as stentrodes and the use of local field potentials to improve neural prostheses. Neuroscience: spike-LFP coding, movement planning and decision making

Professor Zixiang Xiong

Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 221, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Image Processing, Information Theory, Communications.

A/Professor Mehmet Yuce

Associate Professor, ARC Future Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 229, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Wearable sensors, IoT Sensors, electronics, implantable devices, wireless body Area network (WBAN), energy harvesting, bio-sensors, neural engineering/recording, analog/radio-frequency/digital integrated circuits for wireless, biomedical, and RF applications.

Mr. Michael Zenere

Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room G11, 16 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Dr. Nikola Zlatanov

Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Room 227, 14 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Wireless Communications and Information Theory