Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

L Zheng

Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) testbed setup (project 1)

This project offers a hands-on opportunity to a student to learn how to set up a new wireless sensor network platform. Student will learn how to connect various sensors for a real time environmental monitoring system during the summer session. 

The benefits of the projects are: 

  1.  Provide opportunity to UG students to taste a small practical research project, 
  2. Student will have better understanding of wireless sensor network, various communication protocols of WSN;
  3. Develop hands on skill of use and connect a set of WSN motes, 
  4. Set up a WSN testbed for environmental monitoring and tracking system, 
  5. This will make big contribution to the future project smart agriculture of WSN with IoT. 
 Outcomes: 
  1.  To deploy and test various sensors and set up a small sized sensor network, 
  2. To build up a prototype model of environmental monitoring.
Funded: December 2016
Date of completion: March 2017

Data collection and visualization system (project 2)

This project offers a hands-on opportunity to a student who will understand and design a IoT based data communication principle. Student will design the data collection and visualization platform for WSN system developed in project 1.

The benefits of the projects are:

  1. Provide opportunity to UG students to taste a small practical research project,
  2. Student will have better understanding of wireless sensor network (WSN), various communication protocols and internet of things (IoT) frame work associated with WSN,
  3. Set up the framework of data collection, data monitoring and data storage,
  4. Set up a WSN testbed for environmental monitoring and tracking system,
  5. This will make big contribution to the future project smart agriculture of WSN with IoT.
Outcomes
  1. The data collection and visualization software will provide user-friendly interface to collect and present the real-time environmental data visually,
  2. Three main communication protocols (Bluetooth, 3/4G, and GPS ) will be tested. ‚Äč
Funded: December 2016
Date of completion: March 2017