Functional Materials and Microsystems Research Group

Brain-inspired electronic devices

We create electronic memory cells and components that mimic functionality of different aspects of the human central nervous system.

We design, fabricate, and characterise devices from mimicking firing between neurons to creating neuro-inspired logic circuits to artificial skin receptors to sense pressure, temperature, and pain.

This creates a platform for brain-inspired artificial intelligence hardware and to enable skin-like feedback when combined with stretchable circuits.

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Related Patents
  • T. Ahmed, S. Walia, M. Bhaskaran, and S. Sriram, “Multifunctional and multi-bit resistive storage memories,” Australian Provisional Patent 2016902654 (Filed: July 06, 2016).
  • H. Nili, S. Walia, M. Bhaskaran, and S. Sriram, “A memristor device and a method of fabrication thereof,” Australian Provisional Patent 2015904857 (Filed: November 25, 2015; PCT Filed: November 25, 2016).
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