Projects

MBSI undertakes projects which provide great opportunities for students to gain real experience in solving clinical problems. Students work in interdisciplinary peer-led teams, mentored by field experts in academia, industry and clinical practice.

 

Current Projects

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Austin Radiology project 

Project Mentor: Stefan Kachel (AI consultant at the Austin Radiology AI Lab, Austin Hospital)

Project Leads: Rory Zhang and Cheng Xie

This project involves building and testing machine learning algorithms and software applications that assists in radiology research and clinical workflow at the Austin Hospital.

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Brain computer interface

Project Mentor: Dr Sam John 

Project Leads: Po Liu and Carl Xing

We look to decode neural information by using machine learning algorithms to extract EEG neurosignal features to control external electronics with the aim of building a hands-free system to hypothetically allow disabled people to acquire some independence.

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Western health colorectal surgery app

Project Mentor: A/Prof Justin Yeung, Prof Paul Baird, Ms Janan Arslan, Dr Reuben Schmidt 

Project Leads: Edmond Lu

We aim to build an app that provides clinician UI and patient UI to communicate management plans and other educational / therapeutic content to enhance care for patients undergoing colorectal surgery at Western Health with emphasis on its culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) demographic.

More projects to come!

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