Mr Peter Burton

Position

Consultant

School /
Work Unit

School of Engineering

Contact Details

No Phone

Location

City campus

College/Portfolio

Science, Engineering and Health

"Peter Burton"

Qualifications

  • MSEE (Master of Science in Electronic Engineering), Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1980.
  • Two years of graduate study beyond Masters Degree. (External student of London University).
  • BSc(Hons), Electronic Engineering. London University, London, England, 1977

Employment history

  • Dec. 1994 – present, Senior Lecturer, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, RMIT
  • June 1992, Consultant with United Technologies Microelectronics Center.
  • Aug. 1988 - Dec. 1994, Associate Professor (Tenured), Department of Electronics Engineering Technology, University of Southern Colorado (USC), Colorado, USA
  • Aug.1982 - May 1985, Instructor (full time faculty member), Electrical Engineering Department, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS), USA
  • Aug. 1980 - May 1982, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics Engineering Technology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA

Affiliations / Professional memberships

  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Areas of research and consulting expertise

  • IC Design with ASICs and FPGA

Industry collaboration

  • 1997, Ericsson – Industry Linked Project
  • 1996, HP - Industry Linked Project
  • 1992, Consulting contract with United Technologies Microelectronics Center.
  • 1991, Consulting contract with United Technologies Microelectronics Center.
  • 1988, Consulting contract with Digital Equipment Corporation

Community interaction

Conferences

  • Refer Selected Publications below

Selected publications

Burton, P (2006), 'Quasi interactive video: An innovative approach to the delivery of laboratory classes', Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education 2006 Annual Conference and Exposition, K Thomes (ed.), American Society for Engineering Education 2006 Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago.

Burton, P. 2005, 'Quasi interactive video production as a teaching, marketing and retention tool', Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, P. Owe (ed.), American Society for Engineering Education, Portland (American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition).

Suryanarayanan, P., Kumar, D. and Burton, P. 2005, 'Validity of polygraphs', Proceedings of the 27th IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Annual Conference, Y. T. Zhang (ed.), IEEE, Shanghai (27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society).

Dinh H. ,Kumar D., Pah N., Burton P. 2001, Wavelets for QRS Detection, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Engineering and thePhysical Sciences in Medicine,Refereed.

Pah N., Kumar D., Burton P., 2001, Adding Wavelet Decomposition to Neural Networks for the Classification of Fatigue SEMG.’ Conference of the IEEE EMBS(Vic), Melbourne,Refereed.

Kumar D., Ma N., Burton P., 2001, Classification of Dynamic Multi-channel Electromyography by NeuralNetwork.’ Journal of EMG andNeurophysiology, 2001, 41, 401-408. Refereed.

Burton P. at al 1998, New Practically Focused Graduate Programs in Electronics offered byRMIT University.’Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, June 1998. Refereed.

Burton P. et al 1996, A New Fourth Year Elective Unit in Electronic Manufacturing at RMIT University,Frontiers in Eduction Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 1996. Refereed.

Perkins D. and Burton P.1992, Teaching ASIC Design with FPGAs, Proceedings of the Fifth Annual IEEE International ASIC Conference and Exhibit, Rochester, NY,Refereed.

Perkins D. and Burton P., 1991,A Digital Design Laboratory using CAE Tools and Programmable Gate Arrays, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, New Orleans, June 1991. Refereed.

Burton P. and Perkins D. 1991, Teaching Computer Design with Comprehensive VLSI CAD Tools, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, New Orleans, June 1991. Refereed.

Other achievements

  • 1999, Lecturer of the Year for 1999 – Runner Up, RMIT University
  • 1999, American Society for Engineering EducationWoody Everett Award for the presentation entitled ‘Logic Synthesis.’
  • 1993, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Region 5 Outstanding Counselor Award.
  • 1993, College of Applied Science and Engineering Technology Outstanding Faculty Award.
  • 1991, American Society for Engineering EducationWoody Everett Award for the papers entitled ‘Architectural Design of a CPU using RTL Simulation’ and ‘Introducing RTL Simulation into Undergraduate VLSI Design Courses.’