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Associate Professor Steven Hinckley

Associate Professor Steven Hinckley

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5710, Email: s.hinckley@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO5.250
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5710
Email: s.hinckley@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO5.250  

 

Stephen is an Associate Professor of Physics in the School of Engineering.

Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of New South Wales.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Wireless acoustic sensor for the detection, identification and monitoring of biological hazards in grain silos and storage systems,  Grains Research & Development Corporation,  Protecting Your Crop,  2014 - 2016,  $344,334.
  • Elucidation of the gamma irradiation damage mechanism in optical fibre Bragg grating sensors.,  Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering,  AINSE Research Projects,  2015 - 2016,  $7,790.
  • Electronic Catchment Surveillance, Detailed Equipment and Methods Assessment,  Water Corporation,  Grant,  2016,  $115,435.
  • Developing an acoustic database for biosecurity and pest detection applications,  Australian Acoustical Society,  Grant,  2016,  $65,828.
  • Gamma Pre-Irradiation Effects in Optical Fibre Bragg Grating Sensors for Radiation Dosimetry,  Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering,  AINSE Research Projects,  2013 - 2014,  $3,895.
  • Next Generation Small Angle X-Ray Scattering Facility,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2014,  $1,725,000.
  • Wireless sensing in forests for the detection and monitoring of biosecurity hazards and forest fires,  Nortel Networks,  Grant - Development,  2011 - 2013,  $25,000.
  • A State of the Art Surface Characterisation Facility,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2012,  $1,691,345.
  • Gamma-ray dosimetry with optical fibre Bragg grating sensors,  Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering,  Grant,  2012,  $7,500.
  • Nanoscale Charaterisation Centre for Western Australia ( NCC WA ),  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2006 - 2011,  $9,761,000.
  • Gamma Irradiation Effects in Fibre-Bragg Grating Optical Sensors,  Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering,  Grant,  2010,  $3,865.
  • The Nanoscale Characterisation Centre WA Electron Microprobe Facility,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2010,  $2,876,683.
  • WA Centre of Excellence for Microphotonic Systems,  Department of Mines and Petroleum,  Centre of Excellence,  2004 - 2009,  $7,314,970.
  • Development of advanced technology for casting complex 'High Quality' alloy products using a shell moulding in a centrifugal casting process,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $64,594.
  • The Nanoscale Characterisation Centre WA Focussed Ion Beam Nanofabrication and Milling Facility,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2007,  $500,000.
  • The Nanoscale Characterisation Centre WA Analytical Biological Transmission Electron Microscope Facility,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2006,  $1,440,000.
  • IBIC Investigation of Ion Implanted Silicon Wafers,  Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering,  Grant,  2003 - 2005,  $6,198.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Jansz, P., Richardson, S., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), Biomedical Image Signal Processing for Reflection-Based Imaging. Biomedical Engineering - Technical Applications in Medicine, 361-386, Croatia, DOI: 10.5772/50213.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Distributed optical fibre smart sensors for structural health monitoring. Structural Health Monitoring 2011: Condition Based Maintenance and Intelligent Structures, 2(156), 2050-2057, Lancaster, England.

Journal Articles

  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Lubansky, A., Hinckley, S., (2015), A highly sensitive fiber Bragg grating diaphragm pressure transducer. Optical Fiber Technology, 25(1), 25-32, Maryland Heights, USA, DOI: 10.1016/j.yofte.2015.06.001.
  • Jansz, P., Richardson, S., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2014), Characterizing the resolvability of real superluminescent diode sources for application to optical coherence tomography using a low coherence interferometry model. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(8), Article no. 085003, DOI: 10.1117/1.JBO.19.8.085003.
  • Jansz, P., Richardson, S., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), Modeling of low coherence interferometry using broadband multi-Gaussian light sources. Photonic Sensors, 2(3), 247-258, China, DOI: 10.1007/s13320-012-00069-0.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), A Fibre Bragg Grating sensor as a receiver for acoustic communications signals. Sensors, 11(1), 455-471, DOI: 10.3390/s110100455.

Conference Publications

  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2015), Optical fibre Bragg grating sensor based reed switch for physical intrusion detection. Proceedings Australian and New Zealand Conference on Optics and Photonics (ANZCOP) 2015, 6-9.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., Fox, B., Maginex, K., Wade, S., Carman, G., (2014), Investigating strain transfer in polymer coated structures for the health monitoring of aerospace vehicles using polymer photonic waveguides. 2014 IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace (MetroAeroSpace 2014) Proceedings, 2014(29-30 May 2014), 622-626.
  • Allwood, G., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2013), Optical Fiber Bragg grating based intrusion detection systems for homeland security. 2013 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS 2013) Proceedings, 66 - 70, Piscataway, NJ, USA, DOI: 10.1109/SAS.2013.6493558.
  • Baccini, D., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., Banos, C., Davies, JB., (2012), Gamma Irradiation in Fibre Bragg Gratings. Proceedings of the 20th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, 1-4, Australia.
  • Jansz, P., Wild, G., Richardson, S., Hinckley, S., (2012), Low Coherence Interferometry Modelling using Combined Broadband Gaussian Light Sources. Proceedings of SPIE, 8351(31 Jan - 3 Feb 2012), 83510C1-7, Bellingham, WA, USA, DOI: 10.1117/12.916030.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), In-Ground Optical Fibre Bragg Grating Pressure Switch for Security Applications. Proceedings of the SPIE, 8351(31 Jan - 3 Feb 2012), 8351N1-5, Bellingham, WA, USA, DOI: 10.1117/12.914446.
  • Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., (2012), Enhanced UV-Blue Response of Back Illuminated Deep Double Junction CMOS Compatible Photodiode Pixels; a Simulation Study of High Resolution Pixel Arrays. COMMAD 2012 Proceedings, 211-212, USA, DOI: 10.1109/COMMAD.2012.6472435.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), A Comparison of InGaAs and Ge Photonic Power Converters for Long Wavelength Power Over Fibre. COMMAD 2012 Proceedings, 15-16, USA, DOI: 10.1109/COMMAD.2012.6472337.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), Wavelength Division Multiplexing of a Fibre Bragg Grating Sensor using Transmit-Reflect Detection System. Proceedings of 37th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) 2012, 1-4, Australia.
  • Barr, J., Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2012), Low-Cost Educational Optical Coherence Tomography System for Thickness MeasurmentsTomography System for Thickness Measurments. Proceedings of the 20th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, 1-4, Australia.
  • Oswald, D., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), Developing an Educational Video for Utilising an Oscilloscope in First Year Physics. Proceedings of the 20th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, 1-4, Australia.
  • Oswald, D., Baccini, D., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2012), Improving Engineering Students? Skills using a Digital Storage Oscilloscope using Multimedia Resources. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, 9p., Melbourne, Australia.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Fibre Optic Acoustic Sensing for Intrusion Detection Systems. Proceedings of Acoustics 2011 , 620 - 625, Canberra, ACT.
  • Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., (2011), Simulation of crosstalk and quantum efficiency in high-resolution UV-blue imaging arrays. Proceedings of SPIE Smart Nano-Micro Materials and Devices, 8204(5-7 December 2011), 82042X, Bellingham, Washington, USA.
  • Jansz, P., Richardson, S., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), An extended analytical model to simulate optical coherence tomography systems with a quasi-stationary optical delay line. Proceedings of SPIE Smart Nano-Micro Materials and Devices, 8204(5-7 December 2011), 82043G, Bellingham, Washington, USA.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Power over fibre: Material properties of homojunction photovoltaic micro-cells. 2011 6th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test and Application (DELTA), 78-82, Piscataway, N. J., DOI: 10.1109/DELTA.2011.66.
  • Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2011), A stationary optical delay line for low coherence interferometry. 2011 6th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test and Application (DELTA), 162-167, Piscataway, N. J., DOI: 10.1109/DELTA.2011.37.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Programmable Logic Controller Based Fibre Bragg Grating In-ground Intrusion Detection System. Proceedings of The 4th Australian Security and Intelligence Conference, 1-8, Perth, Australia.
  • Wild, G., Swan, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), A Fibre Bragg Grating Based Reed Switch for Optical Fibre Intrusion Detection Systems. IQEC/CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Conference Proceedings, 136-138, Sydney, Australia.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Programmable logic controller optical fibre sensor interface module. Proceedings of SPIE: Smart Nano-Micro Materials and Devices, 8204(4-7 December 2011), 82040P, Bellingham, Washington, USA, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.903235.
  • Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2011), Secondary students research projects in Engineering: Optical fibre Bragg grating sensor applications. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education., 612-618, Australia.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), A comparison of silicon and germanium photovoltaic power conversion for power-over-fibre. Proceedings of SPIE: Smart Nano-Micro Materials and Devices, 8204(4-7 December 2011), 820410, Bellingham, Washington, USA.
  • Wild, G., Swan, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Computer based experiments for off-campus teaching and learning of AC electricity. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education., 357-363, Barton, ACT.
  • Jansz, P., Wild, G., Richardson, S., Hinckley, S., (2011), Simulation of an optical delay lines for optical coherence tomography. IQEC/CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Conference Proceedings, 1400-1402, Sydney, Australia.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Distributed Optical Fibre Smart Sensors For The Structural Health Monitoring Of Aerospace Vehicles.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Intensity Based Interrogation Of Optical Fibre Sensors For Industrial Automation And Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Characterising The Effect Of A Novel Optical Delay Line And Light Sources On The Resolvability Of Time Domain Optical Coherence Tomography.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Laser And Electron Beam Induced Current Characterization Of Reactive-ion Etched Hg1-xcdxte N-on-p Devices.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Surface Plasmons For Enhanced Metal-semiconductor-metal Photodetectors
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