Optical Wireless Communications- advancing the reach of ICT
Joint Chief Investigors: Jean Armstrong and Roger Green
2007 - 2009 - Australian Research Council Discovery Grant
Optical Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OOFDM): a breakthrough for ultra-broadband optical fibre system and infrared wireless personal-area network
First Chief Investigator: Jean Armstrong; Second CI:A. Lowery
2004 - 2009 - Australian Research Council Research Network
Australian Communications Research Network
2003 - 2006 - Australian Research Council Linkage Grant
Development of a new transport layer protocol to provide secure broadband internet connections via satellite to rural and remote areas.
First Chief Investigator: Ben Loh; Second CI: Jean Armstrong
2001 - 2003 - Australian Research Council Large Grant
Coding and signal design for reducing signal peaks and interference
First Chief Investigator: Chintha Tellambura; Second CI: Jean Armstrong; PI: Gulliver.
2000 Multimedia Victoria Grant
Grant to attend Korea Technomart 2000 to commercialise OFDM patents
Plus numerous smaller grants throughout career
Presentation of $100,000 Peter Doherty Prize for Commercialisation
Experts on wireless communications from around the world meet at Tsinghua University, Beijing.
Inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Presentation by Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister.
Jean Armstrong has received many prizes, honours and awards throughout her life, including school and university scholarships and prizes and many honours related to her work as an engineer and an academic . These recognize her academic achievements, her contribution to research and her work to promote the advancement of women.
She has been CI on many major research grants, including five ARC Discovery/Large Grants on aspects of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) for both radio frequency and optical communication and on indoor positioning.
Major Prizes, Honours and Awards
Member of Australian Research Council ERA Research Evaluation Committee
Elevated to Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (FIEEE) for contributions to the theory and application of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing in wireless and optical communications