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Research@ECU with Professor Kamal Alameh

Friday, 10 June 2011


The third online video in the Research@ECU’s series features Professor Alameh and his groundbreaking work in microelectronics and microphotonics.

Research@ECU provides the ECU community with an insight into the stories behind some of ECU’s talented and successful researchers.

Professor Alameh is currently Director of both the Electron Science Research Institute (ESRI), and the WA Centre of Excellence for MicroPhotonic Systems at ECU. Known for his pioneering work in the integration of microelectronic and photonic sciences, Prof Alameh has developed a new and practical research area known as MicroPhotonics.

He is currently engaged in research and development activities on Opto-VLSI, optoelectronics, and Micro-/Nano-photonics targeting innovative solutions to fundamental issues in ICT, Agriculture, Health, consumer electronics, and Security and Defence.

Throughout his career Professor Alameh has been the recipient of a number of awards. In 2007 he was awarded WA Inventor of the Year (Early Stage), in 2008 the Inaugural Vice-Chancellor Award for Excellence in Research from Edith Cowan University and in 2010 the Kahlil Gibran International Award.

Professor Alameh has been exceptionally successful in attracting research funding, winning more than $15 million over his career.

He has also published over 200 peer reviewed journal and conference papers, three book chapters and filed 21 patents. Sixteen PhD candidates have successfully been supervised by Professor Alameh to completion of their awards.

To view the video and others in the Research@ECU series, visit the ECU YouTube channel.


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