Research Themes

Understand how you can partner with us to undertake fundamental research, or to translate research results into full scale production.

Materials Development

Including nanotechnology, polymer science and ceramics processing to develop new materials. Applications range from drug delivery to high temperature rockets.

Key people

Key centres

Hallmark Materials Research Initiative

CRC for Polymers

ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology

Separations technology

Encompassing solvent extraction, membrane processing, solid-liquid separations, adsorption and filtration. Applications are focussed on sustainable energy, carbon dioxide capture, mining and water resources.

Key people

Key centres

Hallmark Materials Research Initiative

Peter Cook Centre for CCS Research

C02 CRC

CRC for Polymers

ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology

Surface Chemistry and Rheology

Encompassing colloid science, interfaces, atomic force microscopy, suspensions and non-Newtonian rheology. Applications are in minerals processing, consumer products, food processing and wastewater treatment.

Key people

Key centres

Particulate Fluids Processing Centre

Bioengineering

The use of biology within engineering processes. Applications include food, biofuels, pharmaceuticals, bio-inspired polymers and tissue engineering.

Key people

Key centres

ARC Dairy Innovation Hub

ARC Unlocking The Food Value Chain: Australian Food Industry Transformation For Asean Markets Hub.

Research Projects