Masters in Industry 4.0 Technologies for Creating a Better Workspace

This is one of four scholarships offered to support the development of the use of digitisation to support safe and efficient workplaces.

The goal of this project is using industry 4.0 technologies, including sensor systems, communication stacks, and Cloud services to monitor/control environmental parameters and create a better workspace. The successful applicant should have a basic understanding of sensing technologies, computer networking, and database management. The student will work with industries to customise their industry 4.0 workspace improvement solutions.

  • $31,500
  • 2 years.

One (1) for this topic. There are three (3) others in the project.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • Have first-class honours or 2A honours or equivalent in electronic/electrical/mechatronic engineering, computer science or data science
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an international student meeting the minimum English language requirements
  • Provide evidence of adequate oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team
  • Meet RMIT’s entry requirements for the Master by Research.

To apply, please submit the following documents to Dr. Ben Cheng via

  • A cover letter (research statement)
  • A copy of electronic academic transcripts
  • A CV that includes any publications/awards and the contact details of two referees.

For international applicants, evidence of English proficiency may be required.

Scholarship applications will only be successful if prospective candidates are provided with an offer for admission.

7 June 2021.

7 July 2021.

This is one of four Masters for the VHESIF projects.

This scholarship will be governed by RMIT University's Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions.

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