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PROF Elaine Wong


  • Broadband access networks (energy-efficient optical networks)



  • Dr Elaine Wong is an ARC Future Fellow in the Dept of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Melbourne   


Member of

  • OSA. Member 2006 -
  • IEEE. Member 1998 -


Selected publications


Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • 2011-2014: E. Wong, ARC Future Fellow, awarded by the Australian Research Council, $905,952 (ARC funding $705,952 and School funding $200,000)

    2010-2012: E. Wong, 'Energy efficient multi-functional customer units based on CVSELS for future IPTV services', Group of Eight (Go8) Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme, $18,600

    2010: E. Wong, 'Scalable and energy-efficient deployment of video-rich services over next generation networks', Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society (IBES), Interdisciplinary Seed Grant, University of Melbourne, $45K

    2009-2010: E. Wong, Research collaboration with Prof Amann at the Technical University of Munich, Scientific Visits to Europe grant-in-aid award, Australian Academy of Science, $8,060

    2007: E. Wong, C. Lim and I. Monroy (TUD), 'Protection schemes against high power exposure in long-reach optical fibre access networks', Joint Research Project, University of Melbourne and Technical University of Denmark, $15K

    E. Wong, A. Nirmalathas and C. Lim, 'Rapid Asynchronous Monitoring for BER Evaluation in Optical Networks', Australian Provisional Patent, Feb. 2003, International Patent filed Jul 2005.


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2002
  • BEng, University of Melbourne 1997

Awards and honors

  • ARC Future Fellowship 2011-2014, Australian Research Council (ARC), 2011
  • Tall Poppy Science Award 2009, Australian Institute of Policy and Science, 2009



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