The School of Information and Communication Technology and the Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems are offering up to 15 summer scholarships to top-performing undergraduate Griffith University students who have completed 80 credit points or more in the Bachelor of IT, the Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Software Engineering or Bachelor of Creative and Interactive Media including double degrees to undertake research within the field of ICT or the School of IIIS areas.

Maximum value is $2,000 paid in two instalments.

Applications are currently closed.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder, New Zealand Citizen or International Student
  • have completed 80 credit points or more in the Bachelor of IT, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Software Engineering or Bachelor of Creative and Interactive Media including double degree programs
  • have a GPA of 5 or above
  • be available and committed to working on the chosen research project for four weeks during the December 2018 to February 2019 period

What do I include in my application?

To be considered for this scholarship you must complete the following sections within the application:

Study details

  • Program: GPA
  • Honours and research topics: You are required to select a specific research project and identify a principal supervisor from the list in the "Award Details" section of this page.

Statements

  • Personal Statements:
    • Career goals and aims - Considering honours and/or demonstrate how work undertaken will lead to honours project

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Value

Maximum value is $2,000, paid in two instalments. The first $1,000 instalment will be payable within six weeks of accepting the scholarship offer and the second $1,000 instalment will be payable on confirmation of completion of your research period.

Scholarship details

The research projects will be undertaken during the December 2018 to February 2019 period for at least four weeks duration. The final decision on timing and duration will be decided between the student and the supervisor.

Research Projects and Principal Supervisor list:

Dr Mohammad Awrangjeb

  • Automatic extraction of power line pylons from point cloud data.

Professor Jin-Song Dong

  • AI for autonomous vehicles powered by formal verification
  • Verification for solidity and blockchain applications

Professor Vladimir Estivill-Castro

  • Tele-existende, you are the mind of an autonomous mobile Pepper robot

Associate Professor Jun Jo

  • A data annotation system for drone imagery data
  • A Geostationary satellite image-based bushfire detection system using machine learning and big data analytics

Associate Professor Alan Liew

  • Unsupervised learning in massive unstructured dataset
  • Incremental training of DCNN

Dr Henry Nguyen

  • Linking user profiles in different social networks
  • Big data visualisation (co-supervisor: Prof Bela Stantic)
  • Web credibility (co-supervisor: Prof Bela Stantic)

Dr Leigh-Ellen Potter

  • Exploring new augmented reality capability
  • Modelling challenges
  • Virtual reality emerging technologies
  • IMU for biomechanical analysis in swimming
  • Civil engineering story

Dr Geraldine Torrisi-Steele

  • Students' experience of instructor loaded resources on Learning at Griffith
  • Lecture capture: User stories

Dr Geraldine Torrisi-Steele & Dr Guido Carim Junior

  • Where decision support system is heading to: literature review on intelligent system in critical safety domains

Dr Jarrod Trevathan

  • Smart Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Technologies

Dr Can Wang

  • Point-of-interest recommendation based on social networks
  • Hashtag adoption rediction via behaviour analytics
  • Sentiment analysis for point-of-interest locations

Associate Professor Junhu Wang

  • Experimental analysis of constrained reachability algorithms

Dr Zhe Wang

  • Knowledge graphs completion with rules

Dr Jun Zhou

  • Automatic insect detection and counting in smart traps (co-supervisor: Dr Gervase Tuxworth)
  • Object tracking in hyperspectral videos

Professor Yaoqi Zhou

  • Data mining in biology (Bioinformatics).

Associate Professor Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy

  • Smart Contracts & Formal Analysis
  • User Interface Design for Blockchain Application
  • Blockchain based Voting System
  • Smart Privacy Meter/ Smart Utilities
  • Body Area Network/ IoT Project
  • Blockchain Based Database Management System for IoT Applications with Cloud
  • Interoperability in Blockchain
  • Privacy and Security in DLT

Dr Md Saiful Islam

  • Neighbourhood Search in Spatial Databases: Indexing and Query Processing
  • Parallel data Analytics: Indexing and Advanced Query Processing

Note – interviews may be conducted to reach a final decision.

The research projects will be undertaken during the December 2018 to February 2019 period for at least four weeks duration. The final decision on timing and duration will be decided between the student and the supervisor.

To remain eligible for the scholarship, you will be required to remain enrolled at Griffith University.

Applications must be completed and submitted by the closing date.

Interviews may be conducted to reach a final decision.

Offers are made via email.

Applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information.