Research and Grants


Peer Reviewed publications

Google Scholar Profile (automagically updated with new papers)
Backup of my papers (a little out of date)
Scribd profile

Research and Consulting Grants

AUS$ unless otherwise stated
  • $8,000,000 - Direct stimulation of the visual cortex: a flexible strategy for restoring high-acuity pattern vision, (One of 16 Chief Investigators in ARC SRI, 2010 to 2013)
  • $27,325 - Engineering Seed Grant (2012)
  • $18,000 - Contract research Sp AusNet image processing project (2010 and 2011)
  • $4,000 - Engineering staff grant (2011)
  • $10,000 - Engineering staff grant (2010)
  • $20,000 - Departmental start up grant (2010)

Awards and Professional achievements

  • Chief Investigator in Monash Vision Group, AUS$ 8M Special Research Initiative of the Australian Research Council
  • Program Chair for ACRA 2011, top Australasian robotics and automation conference with ~100 attendees
  • Best student paper at ACRA 2011 (Supervisor of ) 
  • Best final year project across Electrical Engineering department (~100 students) in 2011 and 2012
  • Chair of Image Processing session at CARPI 2010
  • Guest speaker at ETH Zurich, Department of Vision Sciences and Ophthalmology @ Melbourne University
  • Guest lecturer for topics in computer vision, visual prostheses and robotic sensing in several undergraduate and postgraduate courses

Service to Research Community

  • Regular reviewer for IROS, ICRA and ISMAR (IEEE conferences with high rejection rates)
  • Reviewer for IJRR and other robotics journals
  • Editor for ACRA 2011, including generation of proceedings

Research Team and Collaborators

  • Professor Tom Drummond. We co-lead a Computer Vision lab at Monash University.
  • Postdoc: Wen Lik Dennis Lui
  • PhD students: Titus Tang, Winston Yii, Nalika Damayanthi, Andrew Spek, Dinesh Gamage
  • Masters by Research student: Xiao Fei Shi
  • Research Assistant: Dmitri Nikulin (now at Google Australia), Benedict Yong (now at Telstra)