Financial sponsorships: The procurement of this stipend is proposed to be supplied by Smart Lifestyle Australia.

To undertake this research, it is proposed that a full-time Ph.D. postgraduate student with RMIT supervision would be granted a stipend scholarship for a duration of 3.5 years.

The procurement of this stipend is proposed to be supplied by the industry partner (valued at $127,000).

At present, this proposal is being offered exclusively to Smart Lifestyle Australia Pty Ltd being that they are the sole contributor to the existing research mentioned. The additional tuition fees of the student undertaking the research (~$33,500 pa) are proposed to be sourced by RMIT either through an Australian Government Research Training Program Tuition Fee Offset Scholarship (variations available for domestic or international students) or RMIT Research International Tuition Fee Scholarship (for international students only). 

$127,000 in 3.5 years

1 (One).

B.Sc. (and preferably M.Sc.) in Electrical Engineering.

Open now.

31 December 2026.

Please send a one-page cover letter (highlighting your suitability for the position) and your latest resume to

Advisory Team

Dr. Kazi Hasan, RMIT University 

Mr. Geoff Lamb, Smart Lifestyle Australia 

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in electrical and/or electronic engineering coupled with a master’s degree and/or job experience in the relevant topic. A track record of publications and relevant software skills would be a plus point.  

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