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 Information Technology, 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.

Apply by: 4 pm Friday 8 November 2019

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 Information Technology, 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 2019 to February 2020 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 2019 to February 2020 period for at least four weeks duration. The final decision on timing and duration will be decided between the student and the supervisor.

Principal supervisors and research projects:

Associate Professor Li-minn (Kenneth) Ang

  • Intelligent Sensing and Internet of Things (focus on Algorithms and Design)
  • Intelligent Sensing and Internet of Things (focus on Implementation and Application)

These projects provide a practical, up-to-date, and comprehensive survey of intelligent sensing and Internet of Things. You will investigate specific challenges for Internet of Things technology utilising intelligent information processing techniques and have the opportunity of developing practical applications for specific Internet of Things scenarios (e.g. smart cities).

Dr Sebastian Binnewies

  • Text Mining: Detecting bias in language

Dr Saiful Islam

  • Deep Learning for Predicting the Likelihood of Patient Readmission after Hospital Discharge
  • Adverse Drug Reactions Detection from Social Media Short Text Data
  • Neighbourhood Search in Spatial Databases: Indexing and Query Processing
  • Parallel data Analytics: Indexing and Advanced Query Processing
  • Efficient Processing of k-hop Reachability Queries via Graph Compression

Associate Professor Jun Jo

  • Vision-based mapping for autonomous car control
  • GPS-based autonomous drone navigation

Associate Professor Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy

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

Dr Leigh Ellen Potter

  • Modelling a surfing simulation for Virtual Reality
  • Developing remote education applications using augmented and virtual reality
  • Applying AR and VR to training simulations

Dr Wee Lum Tan

  • Object detection in images
  • Using LoRaWAN for image surveillance
  • Link capacity estimation in wireless SDN

Dr Geraldine Torrisi-Steele

  • Usability testing of learning resources on Learning@Griffith

Dr Geraldine Torrisi-Steele & Dr Guido Carim Junior

  • The user interface in Decision Support Systems

Dr Jarrod Trevathan

  • Smart Internet of Things technologies for environmental monitoring

Dr Gervase Tuxworth

  • Efficient People Detection and Tracking for Multi-sensory Guidance Applications

Dr Can Wang

  • Point-of-interest recommendation based on social networks
  • Hashtag adoption prediction via behaviour analytics
  • Hospital readmission rate prediction

Dr Zhe Wang

  • Knowledge graphs completion with rules

Associate Professor Jun Zhou

  • Automatic object detection and classification for environmental, medical, and agricultural applications

Professor Yaoqi Zhou

  • Data mining in biology (Bioinformatics)

Professor Vladimir Estivill-Castro

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

Associate Professor Alan Liew

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

Dr Mohammad Awrangjeb

  • Automatic extraction of power line pylons from point cloud data

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

The research projects will be undertaken during the December 2019 to February 2020 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.