Research students

  1. Mr Mohamed Abdellah

    Thesis title:
    SRNF applications
    Supervisor:
    Sandra Kentish
    Discipline/Group:
    Membranes Group
    Location:
    Room 208, Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 8863

  2. Nick Adamson

    Supervisor:
    Amanda Ellis
    Location:
    Room G09, C&BE Building 167
  3. Mr Mohammad Alam

    Supervisor:
    Gabriel da Silva
    Location:
    Room B07, C&BE Building 167
  4. Ms Stephanie Allison

    Supervisor:
    Greg Qiao
    Discipline/Group:
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Room 5.01, Chemistry East Building 154

    + 61 3 8344 8678

  5. Avinash Ashok

    Thesis title:
    Anisotropic nanoparticle interactions in advanced coatings
    Supervisor:
    Ray Dagastine
    Discipline/Group:
    Dagastine Group
    Location:
    Room 213, C&BE Building 165
  6. Ms Tianyi (Alisa) Bai

    Thesis title:
    Polymer Surfactant Interactions in Emulsions
    Supervisor:
    Ray Dagastine
    Discipline/Group:
    Dagastine Group
    Location:
    Room B07, Desk 4, C&BE Building 167

    + 61 3 8344 6640

  7. Ayana Bhaskaran

    Thesis title:
    Design of new artificial active sites
    Supervisor:
    Luke Connal
    Discipline/Group:
    Connal Group
    Location:
    Room B07, Desk 8, C&BE Building 167
  8. Mr Matthew Biviano

    Thesis title:
    Nano-mechanical aspects and particle interactions in micro-encapsulation
    Supervisor:
    Ray Dagastine
    Discipline/Group:
    Dagastine Group
    Location:
    Room 807, C&BE Building 167 & 165

    + 61 3 8344 6640

  9. Mr Christopher Bolton

    Thesis title:
    Quantifying the optical scattering and hindered diffusion of anisotropic nanoparticles
    Supervisor:
    Ray Dagastine
    Discipline/Group:
    Dagastine Group
    Location:
    Room 2.07, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 6635

  10. Ms Emma Brisson

    Thesis title:
    Novel temperature responsive polymers are flocculants and collectors
    Supervisor:
    Luke Connal
    George Franks
    Discipline/Group:
    Connal Group
    Ceramics and Minerals Processing Group

    +61 3 90355670

  11. Nicholas Chan

    Thesis title:
    Ocular disease treatment via the use of alternative drug delivery techniques
    Supervisor:
    Greg Qiao
    Discipline/Group:
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Chemistry East Wing Building 154, Room 510

  12. Mr Chao Chen

    Supervisor:
    Luke Connal
    Sandra Kentish
    Discipline/Group:
    Connal Group
    Location:
    Room 207, C&BE Building 167

    + 61 3 8344 9572

  13. Mr Jack Churchill

    Thesis title:
    Remediation of contaminated meltwater in remote climates
    Supervisor:
    Kathryn Mumford
    Discipline/Group:
    Solvents Group
    Location:
    Room 215, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 8863

  14. Mr Joe Collins

    Thesis title:
    Oxime Chemistry and Dynamic Polymers
    Supervisor:
    Luke Connal
    Discipline/Group:
    Connal Group
    Location:
    Room 2.07, C&BE Building 167

    +61 3 9035 8152

  15. Mr Adam Crust

    Thesis title:
    Optimisation of thickener performance through incorporation of shear effects
    Supervisor:
    Peter Scales
    Shane Usher
    Discipline/Group:
    Solid-Liquid Separations Group
    Location:
    Room 1.19, C&BE Building 167

    +61 3 9035 8030

  16. Ewa Czuba

    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 108, Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 4314

  17. Mr David Danaci

    Thesis title:
    Carbon dioxide capture from natural gas: development of adsorbents and accompanying processes
    Supervisor:
    Paul Webley
    Discipline/Group:
    Clean Energy Laboratory
    Location:
    Room 4.06, Level 4, Bdg 154

    +61 3 9035 8765

  18. Ms Tanweepriya Das

    Thesis title:
    Interactions between anisotropic particles formed using nano-fabrication methods
    Supervisor:
    Ray Dagastine
    Discipline/Group:
    Dagastine Group
    Location:
    Room B07, Building 167
  19. Mr Erico de Godois Baroni

    Thesis title:
    Evaluating the relative potential of various microalgae as biorefinery feedstocks
    Supervisor:
    Greg Martin
    Discipline/Group:
    Algal Processing Group
    Location:
    Room 227, Desk 9, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 4888

  20. Bhanu Devnani

    Thesis title:
    Microstructure, analysis and processing of dairy and food products
    Supervisor:
    Sally Gras
    Discipline/Group:
    Gras Research Group
    Location:
    Bio21
  21. Ms Hongzhan Di

    Thesis title:
    Filtration of model colloidal particles
    Supervisor:
    David Dunstan
    Greg Martin
    Discipline/Group:
    Complex Fluids Group
    Location:
    Room 2.24, Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 6618

  22. Nilanka Ekanayake

    Thesis title:
    Modelling the cell-free-layer in complex blood vessel geometries
    Supervisor:
    Dalton Harvie
    Discipline/Group:
    Fluid Dynamics
    Location:
    Room B07, Building 167

    +61 3 8344 6640

  23. Mr Matthew Faria

    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 1.06, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 4314

  24. Nina Fatma Ali

    Thesis title:
    Assessing Learning of Safety Using Concept Maps
    Supervisor:
    David Shallcross
    Discipline/Group:
    Engineering Learning Unit
    Location:
    Room 227, Building 165
  25. Mr Sook Jin Goh

    Thesis title:
    Development of peptide-inorganic composites as anticancer agents
    Supervisor:
    Greg Qiao
    Neil O'Brien-Simpson (MDS)
    Anton Blencowe (UniSA)
    Discipline/Group:
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Room 5.10, Chemistry East

    + 61 3 8344 3683

  26. Mr Dunyin Gu

    Thesis title:
    Development of cryogels for biomedical applications
    Supervisor:
    Andrea O’Connor
    Greg Qiao
    Discipline/Group:
    Tissue Engineering
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Room 5.10, Chemistry East Wing Building 154

    + 61 3 8344 4888

  27. Yiyuan Han

    Thesis title:
    Nanotechnology based hydrogels for biological applications
    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 124, C&BE Building 165
  28. Ms Malavika Haribabu

    Thesis title:
    A fundamental study of milk ultrafiltration
    Supervisor:
    Dalton Harvie
    Discipline/Group:
    Location:
    Room B.07, C&BE Building 167

    + 61 3 8344 6640

  29. Ms Armineh Hassanvand

    Thesis title:
    Capacative Deionisation as a Novel Approach to Wastewater Treatment
    Supervisor:
    Sandra Kentish
    Paul Webley
    Discipline/Group:
    Kentish Group
    Clean Energy Laboratory
    Location:
    Room 2.15, C&BE Building 165
  30. Mr Eric Hoefgen

    Thesis title:
    Combining shear and filtration: A new perspective on dewatering
    Supervisor:
    Anthony Stickland
    Peter Scales
    Robin Batterham
    Discipline/Group:
    The Sludge Group
    Location:
    Room 1.08 (Desk 4), C&BE Building 167

    +61 3 9035 5670

  31. Mr Stephen Homer

    Thesis title:
    Hierarchical structure function relationships in mined biopolymer systems
    Supervisor:
    David Dunstan
    Discipline/Group:
    Complex Fluids
  32. Elaheh Hosseini

    Thesis title:
    Application of pulsed membrane contactor for CO2 capturing from flue gas
    Supervisor:

    Colin Scholes

    Geoff Stevens

    Discipline/Group:
    Gas Membrane Group
    Location:
    Room 215, C&BE Building 165
  33. Mr Guoping Hu

    Thesis title:
    Novel promoters for carbon dioxide absorption in potassium carbonate solutions
    Supervisor:
    Geoff Stevens
    Sandra Kentish
    Discipline/Group:
    CO2CRC
    Location:
    Room 2.15, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 8863

  34. Yingjie Hu

    Thesis title:
    Engineering nanomedicines for cancer therapy
    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 108, C&BE Building 165
  35. Mr Tao Huang

    Thesis title:
    Biomaterials fabrication for tissue engineering
    Supervisor:
    Andrea O’Connor
    Daniel Heath
    Discipline/Group:
    Tissue Engineering
    Location:
    Room 208, C&BE Building 167
  36. Ms Emily Jamieson

    Thesis title:
    Nano-lithography fabrication methods of anisotropic particles: Interactions between anisotropic particles leading to advanced materials
    Supervisor:
    Ray Dagastine
    Discipline/Group:
    Dagastine Group
    Location:
    Room 207, C&BE Building 165
  37. Ms Fatemeh Karimi

    Thesis title:
    Multi-scale design of cardiovascular biomaterials
    Supervisor:
    Daniel Heath
    Discipline/Group:
    Heath Group
    Location:
    Room 5.01, Chemistry East Building 154

    + 61 3 8344 8678

  38. Ms Catharina Kayser

    Thesis title:
    Sticky cells: Understanding and modelling platelet flow and binding in blood
    Supervisor:
    David Dunstan
    Discipline/Group:
    Dunstan Group
    Location:
    Room 204, C&BE Building 167
  39. Ms Tiara Kusuma

    Thesis title:
    The relationship between microscopic inter-particle forces and shear rheological behaviour of particulate suspensions
    Supervisor:
    Anthony Stickland
    Ray Dagastine
    Discipline/Group:
    Solid-Liquid Separations Group
    Location:
    Room 1.08, C&BE Building 167

    + 61 3 8344 4035

  40. Mr Sam Law

    Thesis title:
    Lipase Based In-situ Transesterification in Wet Microalgal Paste
    Supervisor:
    Greg Martin
    Discipline/Group:
    Algal Processing Group
    Location:
    Room 224, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 6618

  41. Ms Wen (April) Li

    Thesis title:
    The Performance of Solvent Extraction Columns
    Supervisor:
    Geoff Stevens
    Discipline/Group:
    Particulate Fluids Processing Centre
    Location:
    Room 2.09, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 8806

  42. Mr Gan Lin

    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 108, C&BE Building 165
  43. Zhixing Lin

    Thesis title:
    Tunable Self-Assembly of Biodegradable diblock Copolymers into Colloidal Particles with Controlled Drug Release Capacity
    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 108, C&BE Building 165
  44. Bingxin Liu

    Thesis title:
    Thermochromic Polymers for the Food Industry
    Supervisor:
    Greg Qiao
    Discipline/Group:
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Room 5.01, Chemistry East Building 154

    + 61 3 8344 8678

  45. Mr Min Liu

    Thesis title:
    Synthesis of mixed matrix membranes for gas separation
    Supervisor:
    Greg Qiao
    Discipline/Group:
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Room 510, Building 154
  46. Mr Hiep Thuan (Bill) Lu

    Thesis title:
    The effect of hydrogen sulphide on gas separation membrane performance
    Supervisor:
    Sandra Kentish
    Discipline/Group:
    Kentish Group
    Location:
    Room 2.09, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 8806

  47. Ms Junchao Ma

    Thesis title:
    Development of contaminant hydrocarbon and metal removal systems suitable for implementation in cold regions
    Supervisor:
    Kathryn Mumford
    Geoff Stevens
    Discipline/Group:
    Remediation
    Location:
    Room 2.09, Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 8806

  48. Yutian Ma

    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 123, C&BE Building 165
  49. Ms Rebecca McQuillan

    Supervisor:
    Geoff Stevens
    Discipline/Group:
    Solvents Group
    Location:
    Room 208, C&BE Building 165
  50. Ms Yuhan Men

    Thesis title:
    Conversion of CO2 to DME
    Supervisor:
    Paul Webley
    Discipline/Group:
    Clean Energy Laboratory
    Location:
    Room 406, Building 154
  51. Imogen Milne

    Supervisor:
    Andrea O’Connor
    Discipline/Group:
    Tissue Engineering
  52. Mr Thomas Moore

    Thesis title:
    Encapsulated solvents for CO2 capture
    Supervisor:
    Paul Webley
    Geoff Stevens
    Kathryn Mumford
    Discipline/Group:
    CO2CRC
    Location:
    Room 2.27, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 4888

  53. Ms Milena Nadgorny

    Thesis title:
    3D printing smart polymers
    Supervisor:
    Luke Connal
    Discipline/Group:
    Connal Group
    Location:
    Room 213, C&BE Building 165
  54. Mr (Will) Wei Sung Ng

    Thesis title:
    Novel Temperature Responsive Polymers as Flocculants and Collectors
    Supervisor:
    George Franks
    Luke Connal
    Discipline/Group:
    Location:
    Room 2.02, C&BE Building 167

    + 61 3 8344 0152

  55. Pietro Pacchin Tomanin

    Supervisor:
    Francesca Cavalieri
    Discipline/Group:
    Cavalieri/Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 107, Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 4314

  56. Charitha Pahala Gallath Rallage

    Thesis title:
    A fundamental study of gelation mechanisms and kinetics of milk in the production of cheese
    Supervisor:
    Greg Martin
    Ashokkumar Muthupandian
    Discipline/Group:
    Martin Group
    Location:
    108 Postgrad Room, School of Chemistry
  57. Mr Shuaijun Pan

    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 1.06, C&BE Building 165

    +61 3 9035 8152

  58. Ms Hongjiao Pang

    Thesis title:
    Protocols for chemical removal in water treatment
    Supervisor:
    Peter Scales
    Discipline/Group:
    Scales Group
    Location:
    Room 108, C&BE Building 167
  59. Mr Tom Pattison

    Thesis title:
    Patterned Nanostructures using Continuous Assembly of Polymers (CAP)
    Supervisor:
    Greg Qiao
    Qiang Fu
    Discipline/Group:
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Room 5.10, C&BE Building 167

    + 61 3 8344 8678

  60. Ms Anita Pax

    Thesis title:
    Microstructure of dairy products
    Supervisor:
    Sally Gras
    Sandra Kentish
    Lydia Ong
    Discipline/Group:
    Bioengineering
  61. Mr Sam Pinches

    Thesis title:
    Near-net shape freeze casting of advanced ceramics
    Supervisor:
    George Franks
    Carolina Tallon
    Discipline/Group:
    Ceramics and Minerals Processing Group
    Location:
    Room 1.08, C&BE Building 167

    + 61 3 8344 4035

  62. Nature Poddar

    Thesis title:
    Utilization of glycerol as a carbon source for mixotrophic growth of microalgae for lipid accumulation
    Supervisor:
    Greg Martin
    Ramkrishna Sen (IIT Kharagpur)
    Discipline/Group:
    Algal Processing Group
    Location:
    Room 227, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 4888

  63. Ms Nasim Pour

    Thesis title:
    High temperature CO2 capture
    Supervisor:
    Paul Webley
    Geoff Stevens
    Discipline/Group:
    Clean Energy Laboratory
    Location:
    Room 07, C&BE Building 167

    + 61 3 8344 6640

  64. Yijiao Qu

    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 108, C&BE Building 165
  65. Mr James E Quinn

    Thesis title:
    Synergistic solvent extraction of rare earth elements
    Supervisor:
    Geoff Stevens
    Discipline/Group:
    Location:
    Off Campus
  66. Mr Hadi Ranjiburachaloo

    Thesis title:
    Cancer Therapy using Nano-Particles
    Supervisor:
    David Dunstan
    Greg Martin
    Discipline/Group:
    Complex Fluids Group
    Location:
    Room 2.24, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 6618

  67. Ms Alicia Rasines Mazo

    Thesis title:
    Peptide-based Polymeric Architectures
    Supervisor:
    Greg Qiao
    Discipline/Group:
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Room b5.10, Chemistry East Wing Building 154

    + 61 3 8344 8678

  68. Zhonghua Ren

    Supervisor:
    Gabriel da Silva
    Location:
    Room B07, C&BE Building 167
  69. Amin Reyhani

    Thesis title:
    Photoinduced Radical Polymerisation
    Supervisor:
    Greg Qiao
    Discipline/Group:
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Room 5.01, Chemistry East Building 154

    + 61 3 8344 8678

  70. Luke Richards

    Thesis title:
    Enzymatic production of noscapine analogues
    Supervisor:
    Sally Gras
    Discipline/Group:
    Gras Research Group
    Location:
    Room 103, Bio21 Institute

    + 61 3 8344 2256

  71. Ms Aida Shakouri-Motlagh

    Thesis title:
    In vitro expansion of mesenchymal stem cells
    Supervisor:
    Daniel Heath
    Discipline/Group:
    Heath Group
    Location:
    Room 2.05, C&BE Building 167
  72. Mr Samuel Skinner

    Thesis title:
    Filter bio-fouling layers in water recycle
    Supervisor:
    Peter Scales
    Anthony Stickland
    Discipline/Group:
    Peter Scales, Anthony Stickland
    Location:
    Room 1.08, Building 167

    0355670

  73. Ms Danzi Song

    Thesis title:
    Polymer based carriers for drug and gene delivery
    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 1.07, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 4314

  74. Jiaying Song

    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 124, C&BE Building 165
  75. Ehsan Soroodan

    Thesis title:
    Mathematical Modeling of Carbon Capture using Membranes
    Supervisor:

    Colin Scholes

    Sandra Kentish

    Discipline/Group:
    Membranes Group
    Location:
    Room 215, C&BE Building 165
  76. Abdul Raize

    Supervisor:
    Dalton Harvie
    Discipline/Group:
    Fluid Dynamics
    Location:
    Room 204, C&BE Building 167
  77. Sahar Talebi

    Thesis title:
    Whey waste management in dairy industry
    Supervisor:
    Sandra Kentish
    Discipline/Group:
    Membranes
    Location:
    Room 208, Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 8806

  78. Lefu Tao

    Thesis title:
    Advanced Adsorption Processes for CO2 Capture from Natural Gas
    Discipline/Group:
    Clean Energy Laboratory
    Location:
    Room 406, Chemistry East Bdg
  79. Ms Jessica Vovers

    Thesis title:
    Environmentally sustainable solvents for natural pharmaceutical extraction processes
    Supervisor:
    Geoff Stevens
    Kathryn Smith
    Discipline/Group:
    Solvent Extraction
    Location:
    Room 213, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 8200

  80. Ms Alessia Weiss

    Thesis title:
    Zwitterionic Replica Particles for Drug Delivery
    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 1.06, C&BE Building 165

    +61 3 9035 8152

  81. Marcin Wojnilowicz

    Thesis title:
    Engineering novel microRNA-polymer nanocarriers with bioresponsive properties.
    Supervisor:
    Francesca Cavalieri
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 124, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 4702

  82. Ms Fan Wu

    Thesis title:
    Develop an intensified process for methanol synthesis at moderate operating conditions
    Supervisor:
    Paul Webley
    Penny Xiao
    Fatin Hasan
    Discipline/Group:
    Clean Energy Laboratory
    Location:
    Room 406, Chemistry East Bdg

    +61 3 9035 8765

  83. Mr Yue Wu

    Thesis title:
    Rate based modelling of precipitating absorption columns in carbon capture
    Supervisor:
    Geoff Stevens
    Kathryn Mumford
    Discipline/Group:
    CO2CRC
    Location:
    Room 2.15, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 8863

  84. Mr Ross Wylie

    Thesis title:
    Polymer Electrolytes for Lithium Batteries
    Supervisor:
    Luke Connal
    Discipline/Group:
    Connal Group
    Location:
    Room 213, C&BE Building 165
  85. Mr Ke Xie

    Thesis title:
    MOF-Polymer composite membrane for carbon dioxide separation
    Supervisor:
    Greg Qiao
    Paul Webley
    Discipline/Group:
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Room 5.10, Chemistry Building East Wing

    + 61 3 8344 8678

  86. Mr Chenglong Xu

    Thesis title:
    Nanolenses and their applications
    Supervisor:
    Greg Qiao
    Xuehua Zhang
    Discipline/Group:
    Polymer Science
    Location:
    Room 2.27, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 4888

  87. Xiaoyin (Shirley) Xu

    Thesis title:
    Energy efficient transfer of carbon dioxide to algal ponds
    Supervisor:
    Sandra Kentish
    Discipline/Group:
    Kentish Group
    Location:
    Room 208, C&BE Building 165

  88. Mr Wenjie Zhang

    Thesis title:
    61 8344 6640
    Nanostructured Protein Particles for Therapeutic Delivery
    Supervisor:
    Frank Caruso
    Discipline/Group:
    Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science
    Location:
    Room 123, Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 4314

  89. Jianhua Zhao

    Thesis title:
    Adsorptive properties on small-pore zeolites for CO2/CH4 separation
    Supervisor
    Paul Webley
    Location:
    B07 Building 167
  90. Mr Qinghu Zhao

    Thesis title:
    Testing the new adsorbent of Electric Swing Adsorption (ESA) and developing new process to capture CO2 basing on ESA
    Supervisor:
    Paul Webley
    Penny Xiao
    Discipline/Group:
    Clean Energy Laboratory
    Location:
    Room B7, Building 167

    + 61 3 8344 4888

  91. Ms Qi Zheng

    Thesis title:
    Economic delivery of carbon dioxide to algal ponds
    Supervisor:
    Sandra Kentish
    Greg Martin
    Discipline/Group:
    Kentish Group
    Location:
    Room 215, C&BE Building 165

    + 61 3 8344 8863