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Associate Professor Adam Osseiran

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5752, Mobile: 0422 667 624, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO5.228
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5752
Mobile: 0422 667 624
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO5.228  


Adam is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering.


  • PhD, France.


Recent Research Grants

  • The Noisy Guts Project,  University of Western Australia,  McCusker Charitable Foundation,  2017 - 2018,  $40,000.
  • Development of a Call Detector for the Asian House Gecko (hemidactylus frenatus),  CRC for National Plant Biosecurity,  Grant - CRC NPB,  2012 - 2015,  $165,537.
  • Wireless sensing in forests for the detection and monitoring of biosecurity hazards and forest fires,  Nortel Networks,  Grant - Development,  2011 - 2013,  $25,000.
  • Pilot study for the development of a call detector for the Asian House Gecko (Hemidactylus Frenatus),  CRC for National Plant Biosecurity,  Grant - CRC NPB,  2012,  $88,948.
  • Integrated Multi-sensor System for In-Car Security,  Omiron Corporation Pty Ltd,  Grant,  2007 - 2011,  $60,435.
  • European House Borer Early Detection System using Acoustic Sensors and a Wireless Sensor Network,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2009 - 2010,  $88,000.
  • Modelling, Simulation and Prototype Fabrication to Characterise the Light Path Through Integrated Circuit Liquid Crystal On Silicon (LCOS) Structure,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $66,000.
  • WA Centre of Excellence for Microphotonic Systems,  Department of Mines and Petroleum,  Centre of Excellence,  2004 - 2009,  $7,314,970.
  • ENAR Insurance In-Car Integrated Multi-Sensor System,  Omiron Corporation Pty Ltd,  Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $57,721.
  • LiveLens,  Live Technologies Ltd,  Grant,  2007 - 2009,  $122,176.
  • National Networked Tele-Test Facility for Integrated Systems (NNTTFIS),  AusIndustry,  Grant - Major National Research Facilities (MNRF),  2002 - 2006,  $10,539,000.
  • Spectral reflectance characterisation of weed and crop species for waveband optimisation of a novel MicroPhotonic weed sensor,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $55,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Farhan, U., Tolouei Rad, M., Osseiran, A., (2018), Assembly modelling approach for special purpose machines. Assembly Automation: the international journal of assembly technology and management, N/A(N/A), N/A, Emerald Publishing Limited, DOI: 10.1108/AA-12-2016-170.
  • Vanarse, A., Osseiran, A., Rassau, A., (2017), An Investigation into Spike-Based Neuromorphic Approaches for Artificial Olfactory Systems. Sensors, 17(11), Article number 2591, Basel, Switzerland, MDPI, DOI: 10.3390/s17112591.
  • Farhan, U., Tolouei Rad, M., Osseiran, A., (2017), Indexing and retrieval using case-based reasoning in special purpose machine designs. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 92(5-8), 2689-2703, London, Springer-Verlag London, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-017-0274-5.
  • Farhan, U., Tolouei Rad, M., Osseiran, A., (2017), Enhancing the reconfigurability of special purpose machine tools using mechanical module interfaces. Journal of Achievements in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, 85(2), 56-66, Poland, International OCSCO World Press, DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.8035.
  • Vanarse, A., Osseiran, A., Rassau, A., (2016), A review of current neuromorphic approaches for vision, auditory and olfactory sensors. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 10(MAR), Article no. 115, Zurich, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00115.
  • Farhan, U., Tolouei Rad, M., Osseiran, A., (2016), Use of AHP in decision-making for machine tool configurations. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 27(6), 874-888, Bingley, UK, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., DOI: 10.1108/JMTM-02-2016-0028.

Conference Publications

  • Chan, KS., Nordin, NF., Chan, KC., Lok, TZ., Yong, CW., Osseiran, A., (2013), Oscillation Built-In-Self-Test for ADC Linearity Testing in Deep Submicron CMOS Technology. Proceedings of the Fifth Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, ASQED 2013, 208-215, Piscataway, NJ, USA, IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/ASQED.2013.6643589.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Engineering Science,  Acoustic Wireless Sensing For Environmental Monitoring
  • Master of Engineering Science,  Interfacing Of Neuromorphic Vision, Auditory And Olfactory Sensors With Digital Neuromorphic Circuits

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Integrated System To Design Machine Layouts For Modular Special Purpose Machines
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