Mr Ron Bradbury

Associate Lecturer - School of Science and Technology; Precision Agriculture Research Group (PARG)

Ron Bradbury

Phone: +61 2 6773 2643



Ron has a Bachelor of Engineering and a Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering. Prior to working with UNE he worked in the UK on avionics design (electronics for aircraft) and in the Sydney R&D department of the cardiac pacemaker manufacturer Telectronics Pty Ltd. Apart from lecturing at UNE, he currently has his own business as a consulting engineer and has a number of patents.

Teaching Areas


  • Demystifying science; making science/engineering/technology accessible.
  • Applied mathematical methods and numerical methods to real-world problems.

Speciality areas

  • Industrial Electronics Design
  • Biomedical Electronics
  • Cardiac Pacemakers
  • Ultrasound
  • Image Processing
  • Digital Processing
  • Printed Circuit Board Design
  • Ergonomics
  • Project Management

Research Interests

  • Applied electronics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Signal Processing
  • Image Processing
  • Industrial Electronic Design
  • Solar Energy


Selected publications

Craig I, Aravinthan V, Baillie C, Beswick A, Barnes G, Bradbury R, Connell L, Coop P, Fellows C, Fitzmaurice L, Foley J, Hancock N, Lamb D, Morrison P, Misra R, Mossad R, Pittaway P, Prime E, Rees S, Schmidt E, Solomon D, Symes T and Turnbull D, Evaporation, seepage and water quality management in storage dams: a review of research methods, Environ Health 7:3, pp. 84-97, 2007.

Lye P, Boerkamp M, Lamb D and Bradbury R, A novel optical fibre technique for measuring red winegrape colour, The Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker Annual Technical Issue, pp. 111-116, 2005.

Lye P, Bradbury R and Lamb D, Optical fibre evanescent field absorbance (FEFA) as a new method for the measurement of red winegrape colour and total phenolics, Poster presentation Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference, 2004.