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Dr Sreten Askraba

Research Fellow

Contact Information Email: s.askraba@ecu.edu.au,
Staff Member Details
Email: s.askraba@ecu.edu.au   

 

Background

  • 2005-current – Edith Cowan University - Senior Research Fellow
  • 2001-2005: Australian Nuclear Science of Technology Organisation - Research Physicist
  • 1998-2001: BOSCH (Australia/Germany) - Research & Development Engineer
  • 1997-1998: Commonwealth Research Centre (CRC) - Research Scientist
  • 1993-1997: Victoria University, Melbourne – Teaching and tutoring
  • 1991-1993: GM Holden (Melbourne) – Development Engineer (Electronics)

Awards and Recognition

Other

Research Areas and Interests

Dr Askraba is currently working in applied research developing the automatic photonics-based sensor engine for plant detection and weed discrimination for use in precision agriculture.
  • Solid-State and Quantum Optical Physics
  • Theory/Applications of Thin Films
  • Stress and strain in thin films
  • Dielectric, Magnetic and Semiconductor materials
  • Computer Modelling and Design
  • Electronic hardware and software engineering

Staff Qualifications

  • PhD, Victoria University .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Photonics Based Weed Sensor Prototypes for Weed detection and Plant Discrimination ,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2010 - 2012,  $60,000.
  • Research Program Agreement: Development of Photonics Based Weed Sensor Prototypes for Weed Detection and Plant Discrimination,  Photonic Detection Systems Pty Ltd,  Grant,  2009 - 2010,  $254,800.
  • Spectral reflectance characterisation of sugarcane and guinea grass for the development of MicroPhotonic Weed Sensor,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $52,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Askraba, S., Paap, A., Alameh, K., Rowe, J., Miller, C., (2013), Optimization of an Optoelectronics-Based Plant Real-Time Discrimination Sensor for Precision Agriculture. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 31(5), 822-829, United States, DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2013.2237883.
  • Avdesh, ., Martin-Iverson, MT., Mondal, A., Chen, M., Askraba, S., Morgan, N., Lardelli, M., Groth, DM., Verdile, G., Martins, R., (2012), Evaluation of Color Preference in Zebrafish for Learning and Memory. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 28(2), 459-469, USA, DOI: 10.3233/JAD-2011-110704.
  • Venkataraayan, K., Askraba, S., Alameh, K., Smith, C., (2011), Multi-wavelength laser sensor for intruder detection and discrimination. Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 50(2), 176-181, USA.
  • Venkataraayan, K., Askraba, S., Alameh, K., Smith, C., (2011), Optical-Cavity-Based Multiwavelength Sensor for Spectral Discrimination and Object Position Detection. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 29(16), 2365-2371, USA, DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2011.2158571.
  • Venkataraayan, K., Askraba, S., Alameh, K., Smith, C., (2010), Photonic-based multi-wavelength sensor for object identification. Optics Express, 18(4), 3774-3783, United States.
  • Alameh, K., Askraba, S., Paap, A., Rowe, J., Yannan, S., Hengzhong, Y., (2010), Novel photonic sensor engine for discrimination and detection of weeds and crops. Physics, 39(10), 705-712, China.

Conference Publications

  • Askraba, S., Paap, A., Alameh, K., Rowe, J., Song, F., (2011), Photonic Sensor for Plant Discrimination. HKOEIC 2011 Hong Kong Optical Engineering International Conference, 86, Hong Kong .
  • Askraba, S., Paap, A., Alameh, K., Rowe, J., (2011), Design of laser multi-beam generator for plant discrimination. High Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies (HONET), 2011 , 26-29 , Piscataway, N. J., DOI: 10.1109/HONET.2011.6149781.
  • Venkataraayan, K., Askraba, S., Alameh, K., Smith, C., (2010), Multi-wavelength laser scanning architecture for object discrimination. High-Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies (HONET), 2010, 196-199 , Piscataway, N.J., DOI: 10.1109/HONET.2010.5715772.
  • Venkataraayan, K., Askraba, S., Alameh, K., Smith, C., (2010), Object discrimination using a multi-wavelength photonic sensor. Proceedings of The 1st International Cyber Resilience Conference, 97-104, Perth, Western Australia.

Research Student Supervision

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Multi-wavelength Multi-beam Photnic Based Sensor For Object Discrimination And Positioning.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Development Of An Optical Sensor For Real-time Weed Detection Using Laser Based Spectroscopy..
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