Researchers

Professor André van Schaik is the Director of the International Centre for Neuromorphic Systems (ICNS). His research focuses on neuromorphic engineering and computational neuroscience.
Professor Andre Van Schaik
Professor Paul Breen's research focuses on bioelectronics and neuroscience and his interests involve investigating the potential of subsensory electrical noise as a treatment for the loss of sensory function.
Professor Paul Hurley is a Professor of Data Science at ICNS. His research interests are mathematical signal processing, data science, algorithms, information theory medical imaging and radio astronomy interferometry.
Gregory Cohen is an Associate Professor in Neuromorphic Systems-Algorithms and Deputy Director of ICNS. His interests include event-based vision sensors and algorithms, machine learning, spiking neural networks and biomedical signal analysis.
Associate Professor Gregory Cohen
Dr Saeed Afshar is a Lecturer with the International Centre for Neuromorphic Systems. His research seeks to investigate computational architectures and algorithms from the fields of neuroscience, machine learning, signal processing, and circuit design to develop novel vision and memory systems with superior performance in dynamic noisy environments when compared with the state of the art conventional computing approaches.
Dr Yossi Buskila is a research lecturer in Neurophysiology. His research focuses on the role of spike propagation delays in the way neuronal networks process informative signals.
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Dr Alexandre Marcireau joined ICNS in 2019 as a postdoctoral research fellow in Neuromorphic Engineering. His research focuses on bio-inspired computer vision, event vision sensors, event-based processing, and software development.
Dr Ali Mehrabi is a postdoctoral research fellow in Neuromorphic Hardware with the International Centre for Neuromorphic Systems. His position and research interests include Digital signal processing, Image processing, FPGA hardware design and Neuromorphic systems.
Dr Travis Monk is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Neuromorphic Systems. His current goal is to develop low-power, online algorithms that can detect certain features of interest from the world from event-based cameras.
Bharath is a Lecturer and Academic Program Advisor for the Master of Neuromorphic Engineering at the International Center for Neuromorphic Systems. His research interests are to develop low-latency neuromorphic systems with solid grounding in vision and perception theory. Alongside research, he assists the Center with the development and coordination of its world first Master’s program in Neuromorphic Engineering.
Nick Tothill was educated in the UK, graduating with an MA in Physics from Cambridge, an MSc in Radioastronomy from Manchester, and a PhD in Astrophysics from Queen Mary College, University of London. He has worked in Germany (at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy), Canada (St Mary's University), the USA (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), the UK (University of Exeter) and Australia (UNSW). Along the way, he spent a year at the South Pole, running a radio telescope. He joined WSU in 2011 as a Lecturer in the Computational Astrophysics, Imaging and Simulation group, and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2015. He became Director of WSU Penrith Observatory in 2018.
Dr Mark Wang is a postdoctoral fellow. His research focuses on neuromorphic engineering, mixed-signal/analog VLSI design, ASIC/SoC/FPGA design, computational neuroscience, deep network, machine leaning, cognition systems and signal processing.
Dr Ying Xu's research interests include Neuromorphic Engineering, Neuromorphic Auditory Systems and Applications, Mixed-signal VLSI Design, ASIC/SoC/FPGA Design and Machine Learning.