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Prof Derek Abbott

B.Sc (HONS), Ph.D, CEng, CPhys, FInstP, F-IEEE
Professor
Director of the Centre for Biomedical Engineering

Contact Details

Prof Derek Abbott
School of EEE
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005, AUSTRALIA.

dabbott@eleceng.adelaide.edu.au

Ph: +61-8-8303-5748
Fx: +61-8-8303-4360

Profile

Derek's Wiki Project

Research Focus/Mission Statement

  • "Biomedical and biologically inspired engineering"

Research Interests

  • Optical/Infrared/mm-Wave/THz vision systems/sensors
  • VLSI
  • Device physics, noise etc.
  • Game and information theory
  • Stochastic processing
  • Neural models

Research Groups

Present Projects

  • Terahertz (T-ray) Imaging and Spectroscopy
  • 60 GHz Wireless Communications
  • Neuron MOS VLSI Circuit Techniques
  • Artificial Insect Vision
  • Stochastic Resonance
  • Neural Models in the Presence of Noise
  • mm-Wave Detection for Collision Avoidance
  • Novel Stochastic Processing Techniques
  • Signal Processing of Heart Sound Waveforms
  • Unsolved Noise Problems
  • Quantum Computers and Quantum Information Theory
  • Complex Systems and Evolutionary Computation
  • Parrondo's Paradox, Game Theory and Information
  • The Mathematics of Sex
  • Wireless Microvalve
  • The Unsolved Ball Bearing Motor Problem

Past Projects

  • Interactive Mobile Multimedia Personal Communicator
  • Solid-State Imagers
  • GaAs Image Processing
  • Laser Characterisation of GaAs
  • Complementary GaAs
  • Spatial Light Modulators (SLMs)
  • 3-Dimensional VLSI Packaging
  • Noise in Devices
  • Noise Measurement Techniques
  • Modelling Infrared Systems

Student Supervision

Editorial Activities

Conference Chairing Activities

Book Project

Fun Stuff

dabbott@eleceng.adelaide.edu.au

 

 

 

 


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