ELEC 6001 Applied Project in Neuromorphic Engineering

Credit Points 40

Description This 40 credit point semester-long unit provides a capstone experience to students enrolled in the Master of Applied Neuromorphic Engineering. Students work on an industry-oriented project with practical application and outcome. Having the intention to go into industry, this unit provides opportunities for students to explore a relevant problem that can be completed in one semester. Students will gain valuable experience and industry insights.

School Graduate Research School

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 40cp

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Pre-requisite(s) INFO 7001 AND
COMP 6002

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in 8124 Master of Applied Neuromorphic Engineering

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Propose a feasible project plan in Neuromorphic Engineering
  2. Appraise new opportunities in Neuromorphic Engineering with creativity and initiative
  3. Systemically and critically analyse data and information sources that are related to the identified industry-oriented problem aiming to enhance the capabilities of the neuromorphic system
  4. Effectively communicate a novel solution and its potentials to both specialist and non-specialist audiences by utilising a variety of multimedia formats that fit for purpose
  5. Execute an industry-oriented project with practical application and outcomes in the area of Neuromorphic Engineering

Subject Content

- Project scoping
- Project proposal and plan
- Project execution and evaluation
- Stakeholder engagement
- Effective communication and negotiation
- Industry standards
- Processes and considerations for commercialisation


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Report 1000 words 5 N Individual
Portfolio 2000 words or equivalent 20 N Individual
Presentation* 15 mins 10 N Individual
Applied project 4000 words or equivalent 50 Y Individual
Proposal 5 mins or 1200 words(or equivalent) 15 N Individual

Teaching Periods