Applied concrete engineering adopting signal processing techniques

School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment

Lead Researchers: Professor Vivian Tam

About the project

The desirable candidate must have strong background and experience on electrical and electronic engineering, focusing on sustainability. This project also requires strong knowledge on signal processing and wireless communications. Knowledge on model development and dynamic skills are essential for the position. Candidate may be required to perform model development, optimization and programming.

What does the scholarship provide?

  • Domestic students will receive a tax-free stipend of $31,500 per annum to support living costs, supported by the Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset.
  • International students will receive a tax-free stipend of $31,500 per annum to support living costs. Those with a strong track record will be eligible for a tuition fee waiver.
  • All International students are required to hold an Overseas Student Health Care (OSHC) policy covering the duration of their studies in Australia.
  • Support for conference attendance, fieldwork and additional costs as approved by School/Institute.

Eligibility criteria

The successful applicant should:

  • hold qualifications and experience equal to one of the following (i) an Australian First Class Bachelor (Honours) degree, (ii) coursework Masters with at least 25% research component, (iii) Research Masters degree, or (iv) equivalent overseas qualifications.
  • demonstrate strong academic performance in subjects relevant to electrical and electronic engineering.
  • have an understanding of the importance of sustainability.
  • be willing to learn modelling and optimization.
  • be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level.

How to apply

Follow the step-by-step instructions on the how to apply for a project scholarship(opens in a new window) page.

  • Note: You do not need to complete 'Step 5: Submit an online application for admission' when applying for this scholarship. You must complete 'Step 6: Submit an online application for a project scholarship'.

Incomplete applications or applications that do not conform to the above requirements will not be considered.

For questions and advice about the research project, contact the Lead Researcher;
Professor Vivian Tam: v.tam@westernsydney.edu.au

For questions and advice about the scholarship application process, please submit your scholarship enquiry:

  • Currently enrolled WSU HDR candidate, please submit your enquiry here
  • Not currently enrolled WSU HDR candidate, please submit your enquiry here

You may also find answers to your questions by visiting our Higher Degree Research (HDR) Knowledge Directory.

Applications close 31 March 2024.

*Applications close at 11.59pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT).

Scholarship reference code: PS2022_063_SoEDBE