Neuromorphic electronics is capable of recognising patterns in data with very low energy requirements. In this experimental project, the student will develop a new sensing technology and couple it with neuromorphic pattern recognition for artificial olfaction.

Value and duration

Scholarship is valued at up to AUD$31000 per annum for 3 years full time, with possibility for 6 month extension.

Number of scholarships available



To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • have a first-class honours or master degree in Physics, Nanotechnology, Electronic Engineering, Materials Science or related field
  • provide evidence of good oral and written communication skills
  • demonstrate an ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team
  • meet RMIT University’s entry requirements for the Higher Degree by Research programs, including the minimum English language requirement (international applicants only)

How to apply

To apply, please submit the following documents to Dr. Jim Partridge.

  • curriculum vitae
  • academic transcripts

Prospective candidates will be required to submit an application for admission to the PhD (Physics) (DR230) as per instructions available on the School of Science website.

Open date

Applications are open now.

Close date

Applications will close when a candidate is selected.

Terms and conditions

Please refer to RMIT University’s Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions.


For further information please contact Dr. Jim Partridge