Dr Jason Brown


Dr Jason Brown
NameDr Jason Brown
Email Addressjason.brown2@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleLecturer (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering)
QualificationsBEng VicUni Manchester, PhD VicUni Manchester
DepartmentSchool of Engineering
AffiliationsSchool of Mathematics, Physics and Computing
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0698-5758
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Biography

Jason Brown received the BEng and PhD degrees from the University of Manchester in 1990 and 1994, respectively. He then worked in R&D and operational roles for Vodafone, AT&T, and LG Electronics. In 2011, he joined the University of Newcastle in Australia researching Smart Grid and IoT technologies. Since 2018, he has been a lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland. His main research interest areas are IoT, wireless sensor networks, UAV networks and machine learning.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Lecturer - Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering University of Southern Queensland2018
Scholarly Teaching FellowUniversity of Technology Sydney20172018
Sessional LecturerLa Trobe University Sydney Campus20162017
Research Associate University of Newcastle20112015

Expertise

IoT, Wireless Communications, Smart Grid, UAVs, Machine Learning, Smart Cards

Teaching

EEE1201 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Foundation A

EEE1202 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Foundation B

ELE2103 Linear Systems and Control

ELE2303 Embedded Systems

ELE2501 Electronic Workshop and Production

ELE2503 Electronic Systems

ELE3105 Computer Controlled Systems

ELE3305 Computer Systems and Communications Protocols

ELE3307 Real Time Systems

ELE3506 Electronic Measurement

ENP1001 Engineering Fundamentals A

ENP1101 Student Engineer Induction

ICA1201 Automation Engineering Foundation A

Fields of Research

  • 400602. Data communications
  • 400604. Network engineering
  • 400608. Wireless communication systems and technologies (incl. microwave and millimetrewave)
  • 400703. Autonomous vehicle systems
  • 400902. Digital electronic devices
  • 400904. Electronic device and system performance evaluation, testing and simulation
  • 400905. Electronic instrumentation
  • 400906. Electronic sensors
  • 400907. Industrial electronics
  • 400908. Microelectronics
  • 400913. Radio frequency engineering
BEng
VicUni Manchester
1990
PhD
VicUni Manchester
1994

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
AI-powered Automated Condition Assessment of Critical Transport Tunnel InfrastructureAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2024
Large Scale Renewable Energy Penetration into West Australia Power Network Impact Assessment and Mitigation StrategiesPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2019
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2009US7613480B2 - Multiple subscription subscriber identity module (SIM) cardUS Patent Office

Fostering Enduring Peer Learning Groups for 1st Year Students

Brown, Jason, Kennedy, Joel, Raj, Nawin and Quinton, Matthew. 2023. "Fostering Enduring Peer Learning Groups for 1st Year Students." 34th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2023). Gold Coast, Australia 03 - 06 Dec 2023 Australia. Australasian Association for Engineering Education.

Prediction of Mean Sea Level with GNSS-VLM Correction Using a Hybrid Deep Learning Model in Australia

Raj, Nawin and Brown, Jason. 2023. "Prediction of Mean Sea Level with GNSS-VLM Correction Using a Hybrid Deep Learning Model in Australia." Remote Sensing. 15 (11).

An Investigation into the Failure Characteristics of External PCB Traces with Different Angle Bends

Elliot, Jake and Brown, Jason. 2023. "An Investigation into the Failure Characteristics of External PCB Traces with Different Angle Bends ." Journal of Electronic Testing: theory and applications. 39 (1), pp. 103-110. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10836-023-06043-0

CNN Based Image Classification of Malicious UAVs

Brown, Jason, Gharineiat, Zahra and Raj, Nawin. 2023. "CNN Based Image Classification of Malicious UAVs." Applied Sciences. 13 (1), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.3390/app13010240

A computationally efficient crack detection approach based on deep learning assisted by stockwell transform and linear discriminant analysis

Nguyen, Andy, Nguyen, Canh Long, Gharehbaghi, Vahidreza, Perera, Ruveen, Brown, Jason, Yu, Yang and Kalbkhani, Hashem. 2022. "A computationally efficient crack detection approach based on deep learning assisted by stockwell transform and linear discriminant analysis." Structures. 45, pp. 1962-1970. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2022.09.107

A Multi-Service Adaptive Semi-Persistent LTE Uplink Scheduler for Low Power M2M Devices

Afrin, Nusrat, Brown, Jason and Khan, Jamil Y.. 2022. "A Multi-Service Adaptive Semi-Persistent LTE Uplink Scheduler for Low Power M2M Devices." Future Internet. 14 (4), pp. 1-28. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi14040107

Next Generation “Living” Laboratory for Engineering Education and Engagement

Nguyen, Andy, Le, Ngoc Thach, Landers, Richard, Byrne, Terry, McDougall, Kevin, Gharehbaghi, Vahid Reza, Brown, Jason, Nguyen, Canh Long and Karunasena, Warna. 2022. "Next Generation “Living” Laboratory for Engineering Education and Engagement." 33rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association of Engineering Education (AAEE 2022). Sydney, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2022 Australia.

Impact of intermittent renewable energy generation penetration on the power system networks – A review

Mlilo, Njabulo, Brown, Jason and Ahfock, Tony. 2021. "Impact of intermittent renewable energy generation penetration on the power system networks – A review." Technology and Economics of Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy. 6 (1), pp. 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40866-021-00123-w

Grid frequency support from inverter connected generation

Mlilo, Njabulo, Ahfock, Tony and Brown, Jason. 2021. "Grid frequency support from inverter connected generation." 31st Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2021). Perth, Australia 26 - 30 Sep 2021 United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/AUPEC52110.2021.9597782

Coexistence and Interference Mitigation for WPANs and WLANs From Traditional Approaches to Deep Learning: A Review

Chen, Dong, Zhuang, Yuan, Huai, Jianzhu, Sun, Xiao, Yang, Xiansheng, Javed, Muhammed, Brown, Jason, Sheng, Zhenguo and Thompson, John. 2021. "Coexistence and Interference Mitigation for WPANs and WLANs From Traditional Approaches to Deep Learning: A Review." IEEE Sensors Journal. 21 (22), pp. 25561-25589. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2021.3117399

The Impact of Initial Swarm Formation for Tracking of a High Capability Malicious UAV

Brown, Jason and Raj, Nawin. 2021. "The Impact of Initial Swarm Formation for Tracking of a High Capability Malicious UAV." International IOT, Electronics and Mechatronics Conference (IEMTRONICS 2021). Toronto, Canada 21 - 24 Apr 2021 Piscataway, United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/IEMTRONICS52119.2021.9422506

Guidance law for a surveillance UAV swarm tracking a high capability malicious UAV

Brown, Jason and Raj, Nawin. 2021. "Guidance law for a surveillance UAV swarm tracking a high capability malicious UAV." 2021 IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Wireless and Mobile (APWiMob 2021). Bandung, Indonesia 08 - 10 Apr 2021 United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/APWiMob51111.2021.9435240

An EEMD-BiLSTM algorithm integrated with Boruta random forest optimiser for significant wave height forecasting along coastal areas of Queensland, Australia

Raj, Nawin and Brown, Jason. 2021. "An EEMD-BiLSTM algorithm integrated with Boruta random forest optimiser for significant wave height forecasting along coastal areas of Queensland, Australia." Remote Sensing. 13 (8), pp. 1-20. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13081456

Predictive Tracking of a High Capability Malicious UAV

Brown, Jason and Raj, Nawin. 2021. "Predictive Tracking of a High Capability Malicious UAV." IEEE 11th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (CCWC 2021). Las Vegas, United States 27 - 30 Jan 2021 Piscataway, United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/CCWC51732.2021.9376137

Career Assessment

McIlveen, Peter, Perera, Harsha N., Brown, Jason, Healy, Michael and Hammer, Sara. 2021. "Career Assessment." Robertson, Peter J., Hooley, Tristram and McCash, Phil (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Career Development. United States. Oxford University Press. pp. 1-15

A 6LoWPAN OPNET simulation model for machine‐to‐machine communications

Chen, Dong, Khan, Jamil Y., Brown, Jason, Javed, Muhammad Awais and Zhuang, Yuan. 2020. "A 6LoWPAN OPNET simulation model for machine‐to‐machine communications." Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies. 31 (11), pp. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1002/ett.4120

An examination of the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) version 7

Brown, Jason. 2020. "An examination of the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) version 7." International Journal of Information Management. 51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2019.102058

Performance Evaluation for Tracking a Malicious UAV using an Autonomous UAV Swarm

Arnold, Christopher and Brown, Jason. 2020. "Performance Evaluation for Tracking a Malicious UAV using an Autonomous UAV Swarm." 11th IEEE Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (UEMCON 2020). New York City, United States 28 - 31 Oct 2020 Piscataway, United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/UEMCON51285.2020.9298062

Interference mitigation techniques for a dense heterogeneous area network in machine-to-machine communications

Chen, Dong, Khan, Jamil, Javed, Muhammad Awais and Brown, Jason. 2019. "Interference mitigation techniques for a dense heterogeneous area network in machine-to-machine communications ." Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies. 30 (12), pp. 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1002/ett.3763

Wide Area Wireless Networks for IoT Applications

Brown, Jason. 2019. "Wide Area Wireless Networks for IoT Applications." Khan, Jamil Y. and Yuce, Mehmet R. (ed.) Internet of Things (IoT): Systems and Applications. Singapore. Jenny Stanford Publishing. pp. 203-228

Proximity Coordinated Random Access (PCRA) for M2M applications in LTE-A

Brown, Jason and Khan, Jamil. 2018. "Proximity Coordinated Random Access (PCRA) for M2M applications in LTE-A." 28th International Telecommunication Networks and Application Conference: Experiments and Proofs in Web-service Security (ITNAC 2018). Sydney, Australia 21 - 23 Nov 2018 New York, United States.

ICT skill frameworks: do they achieve their goals and users’ expectations?

Brown, Jason and Parr, Alan. 2018. "ICT skill frameworks: do they achieve their goals and users’ expectations?" Advanced Journal of Professional Practice. 1 (2), pp. 38-47.

Blocking analysis of persistent resource allocations for M2M applications in wireless systems

Brown, Jason, Afrin, Nusrat and Khan, Jamil. 2016. "Blocking analysis of persistent resource allocations for M2M applications in wireless systems ." Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies. 27 (11), pp. 1513-1529. https://doi.org/10.1002/ett.3091

Delay models for static and adaptive persistent resource allocations in wireless systems

Brown, Jason, Afrin, Nusrat and Khan, Jamil Y.. 2016. "Delay models for static and adaptive persistent resource allocations in wireless systems." IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. 15 (9), pp. 2193-2205. https://doi.org/10.1109/TMC.2015.2492546

A predictive resource allocation algorithm in the LTE uplink for event based M2M applications

Brown, Jason and Khan, Jamil. 2015. "A predictive resource allocation algorithm in the LTE uplink for event based M2M applications." IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. 14 (12), pp. 2433-2446. https://doi.org/10.1109/TMC.2015.2398447

UICC control over devices used to obtain service

Brown, Jason and Ahluwalia, Inderpreet Singh. 2014. UICC control over devices used to obtain service. US8639290B2

Predictive resource allocation in the LTE uplink for event based M2M applications

Brown, Jason and Khan, Jamil. 2013. "Predictive resource allocation in the LTE uplink for event based M2M applications." Kim, Dong-In and Mueller, Peter (ed.) IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2013): Bridging the Broadband Divide. Budapest, Hungary 09 - 13 Jun 2013 Piscataway, NJ. United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCW.2013.6649208

Key performance aspects of an LTE FDD based Smart Grid communications network

Brown, Jason and Khan, Jamil. 2013. "Key performance aspects of an LTE FDD based Smart Grid communications network." Computer Communications. 36 (5), pp. 551-561. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2012.12.007

Multiple subscription subscriber identity module (SIM) card

Brown, Jason. 2009. Multiple subscription subscriber identity module (SIM) card. US7613480B2