Dr Minoo Naebe

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Research Fellow

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

minoo.naebe@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 71410

Biography summary

  •  PhD, Deakin University, Australia.
  •  MSc, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran.
  •  BSC (Hons), Isfahan University of Technology, Iran.

Career highlights

2014 - Present: Senior Research Fellow, Deakin University

2008 - 2014: Research Fellow, Deakin University
2004 - 2008: PhD candidate, Deakin University

Research interests

Dr Naebe's research has been focused on the structure-property relationship of carbon based nanoreinforced composites and nanofibres. Her current research interests include developing novel functional and structural hierarchical composites for light weight ballistic armour and aerospace/automotive composites.
Dr Naebe's recent work has included development of applied nano-technology solutions for multifunctional high performance composite systems. The focus of the activities has been on developing commercially applicable solutions for human protection and advanced structural applications.

Awards

  • JEC Asia Innovations Awards, Defence and Protection, Singapore, 2013.
  • Capability Improvement Award, Defence Materials Technology Centre, 2013.
  • SAE Automotive Engineering Excellence Silver Awards (joint), 2010.
  • Young Nanotechnology Ambassador Award, 2008.
  • Asia Nanotech Camp, Japan, 2008.
  • Nanovic Prize for Innovation in Industrial Nanotechnology (joint), Australia, 2005.
  • International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS), Deakin University, Australia, 2004.
     

Publications

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2018

Graphene based room temperature flexible nanocomposites from permanently cross-linked networks

Nishar Hameed, Ludovic Dumée, Francois-Marie Allioux, Mojdeh Reghat, Jeffrey Church, Minoo Naebe, Kevin Magniez, Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai, Bronwyn Fox

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 1-8, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

journal

Evaluating the thermal extrusion behavior of a coking coal for direct carbon fiber production

R Stanger, Q Tran, M Browne, J Lucas, M Naebe, M Height, T Wall

(2018), Vol. 32, pp. 4528-4537, Energy and Fuels, Washington, D.C., C1

journal

A pathway to reduce energy consumption in the thermal stabilization process of carbon fiber production

S Nunna, M Maghe, S Fakhrhoseini, B Polisetti, M Naebe

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 1-10, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal

Chemically enhanced wet-spinning process to accelerate thermal stabilization of polyacrylonitrile fibers

S Fakhrhoseini, H Khayyam, M Naebe

(2018), pp. 1-8, Macromolecular materials and engineering, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal
2017

Electroactive nanostructured scaffold produced by controlled deposition of PPy on electrospun PCL fibres

S Shafei, J Foroughi, L Stevens, C Wong, O Zabihi, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 43, pp. 1235-1251, Research on chemical intermediates, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Carbon fiber reinforced metal matrix composites: fabrication processes and properties

K Shirvani moghaddam, S Hamim, M Karbalaei Akbari, S Fakhrhoseini, H Khayyam, A Pakseresht, E Ghasali, M Zabet, K Munir, S Jia, J Davim, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 92, pp. 70-96, Composites part A: applied science and manufacturing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

PVDF/graphene composite nanofibers with enhanced piezoelectric performance for development of robust nanogenerators

M Abolhasani, K Shirvani Moghaddam, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 138, pp. 49-56, Composites science and technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Evolution of radial heterogeneity in polyacrylonitrile fibres during thermal stabilization: an overview

S Nunna, M Naebe, N Hameed, B Fox, C Creighton

(2017), Vol. 136, pp. 20-30, Polymer degradation and stability, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Hydrophilic PAN based carbon nanofibres with improved graphitic structure and enhanced mechanical performance using ethylenediamine functionalized graphene

Z Li, O Zabihi, J Wang, Q Li, J Wang, W Lei, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 2621-2628, RSC advances, London, Eng., C1

journal

A renewable bio-based epoxy resin with improved mechanical performance that can compete with DGEBA

S Nikafshar, O Zabihi, S Hamidi, Y Moradi, S Barzegar, M Ahmadi, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 8694-8701, RSC advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

Development of a predictive model for study of skin-core phenomenon in stabilization process of PAN precursor

G Golkarnarenji, M Naebe, J Church, K Badii, A Bab-Hadiashar, S Atkiss, H Khayyam

(2017), Vol. 49, pp. 46-60, Journal of industrial and engineering chemistry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Radial structure and property relationship in the thermal stabilization of PAN precursor fibres

S Nunna, C Creighton, N Hameed, M Naebe, L Henderson, M Setty, B Fox

(2017), Vol. 59, pp. 203-211, Polymer testing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Cheetah skin structure: a new approach for carbon-nano-patterning of carbon nanotubes

K Shirvani moghaddam, M Abolhasani, Q Li, H Khayyam, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 95, pp. 304-314, Composites part A: applied science and manufacturing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Self-assembly of quaternized chitosan nanoparticles within nanoclay layers for enhancement of interfacial properties in toughened polymer nanocomposites

O Zabihi, M Ahmadi, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 119, pp. 277-289, Materials and design, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The effects of UV light on the chemical and mechanical properties of a transparent epoxy-diamine system in the presence of an organic UV absorber

S Nikafshar, O Zabihi, M Ahmadi, A Mirmohseni, M Taseidifar, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 10, pp. 1-18, Materials, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal

Development of smart poly(vinylidene fluoride)-graft-poly(acrylic acid) tree-like nanofiber membrane for pH-responsive oil/water separation

B Cheng, Z Li, Q Li, J Ju, W Kang, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 534, pp. 1-8, Journal of membrane science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The effect of thermally induced chemical transformations on the structure and properties of carbon fibre precursors

S Nunna, C Creighton, B Fox, M Naebe, M Maghe, M Tobin, K Bambery, J Vongsvivut, N Hameed

(2017), Vol. 5, pp. 7372-7382, Journal of materials chemistry a, Cambridge, United Kingdom, C1

journal

Collision-induced activation: towards industrially scalable approach to graphite nanoplatelets functionalization for superior polymer nanocomposites

O Zabihi, M Ahmadi, T Abdollahi, S Nikafshar, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-13, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

journal

Carbon fibre surface modification using functionalized nanoclay: a hierarchical interphase for fibre-reinforced polymer composites

O Zabihi, M Ahmadi, Q Li, S Shafei, M Huson, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 148, pp. 49-58, Composites science and technology, Kidlington, Eng., C1

journal

Catalyzed synthesis and characterization of a novel lignin-based curing agent for the curing of high-performance epoxy resin

S Nikafshar, O Zabihi, Y Moradi, M Ahmadi, S Amiri, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 1-16, Polymers, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal

Predictive modelling and optimization of carbon fiber mechanical properties through high temperature furnace

H Khayyam, S Fakhrhoseini, J Church, A Milani, A Bab-Hadiashar, R Jazar, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 125, pp. 1539-1554, Applied thermal engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Structural and thermal stability of polycarbonate decorated fumed silica nanocomposite via thermomechanical analysis and In-situ temperature assisted SAXS

R Yadav, M Naebe, X Wang, B Kandasubramanian

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-11, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

journal

Nanostructured electrospun hybrid graphene/polyacrylonitrile yarns

Fahimeh Mehrpouya, Javad Foroughi, Sina Naficy, Joselito Razal, Minoo Naebe

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-12, Nanomaterials, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal
2016

Crystalline polymorph transition in poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF)/acrylic rubber(ACM)/clay partially miscible hybrid

M Abolhasani, H Fashandi, M Naebe

(2016), Vol. 73, pp. 65-73, Polymer bulletin, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Effect of B4C, TiB2 and ZrSiO4 ceramic particles on mechanical properties of aluminium matrix composites: Experimental investigation and predictive modelling

K Shirvanimoghaddam, H Khayyam, H Abdizadeh, M Karbalaei Akbari, A Pakseresht, F Abdi, A Abbasi, M Naebe

(2016), Vol. 42, pp. 6206-6220, Ceramics international, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Investigation of progress of reactions and evolution of radial heterogeneity in the initial stage of thermal stabilization of PAN precursor fibres

S Nunna, M Naebe, N Hameed, C Creighton, S Naghashian, M Jennings, S Atkiss, M Setty, B Fox

(2016), Vol. 125, pp. 105-114, Polymer degradation and stability, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Crack damage in polymers and composites: a review

M Naebe, M Abolhasani, H Khayyam, A Amini, B Fox

(2016), Vol. 56, pp. 31-69, Polymer reviews, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Boron carbide reinforced aluminium matrix composite : physical, mechanical characterization and mathematical modelling

K Shirvanimoghaddam, H Khayyam, H Abdizadeh, M Karbalaei Akbari, A Pakseresht, E Ghasali, M Naebe

(2016), Vol. 658, pp. 135-149, Materials science and engineering A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

One-step amino-functionalization of milled carbon fibre for enhancement of thermo-physical properties of epoxy composites

O Zabihi, M Ahmadi, S Shafei, S Seraji, A Oroumei, M Naebe

(2016), Vol. 88, pp. 243-252, Composites part A: applied science and manufacturing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Chemical structure based prediction of PAN and oxidized PAN fiber density through a non-linear mathematical model

K Badii, J Church, G Golkarnarenji, M Naebe, H Khayyam

(2016), Vol. 131, pp. 53-61, Polymer degradation and stability, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

A systematic investigation into a novel method for preparing carbon fibre-carbon nanotube hybrid structures

Q Li, J Church, M Naebe, B Fox

(2016), Vol. 90, pp. 174-185, Composites part a: applied science and manufacturing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Temperature assisted in-situ small angle X-ray scattering analysis of Ph-POSS/PC polymer nanocomposite

R Yadav, M Naebe, X Wang, B Kandasubramanian

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-9, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

journal

Interfacial characterization and reinforcing mechanism of novel carbon nanotube - carbon fibre hybrid composites

Q Li, J Church, M Naebe, B Fox

(2016), Vol. 109, pp. 74-86, Carbon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Synergistic effect of MWCNTs functionalization on interfacial and mechanical properties of multi-scale UHMWPE fibre reinforced epoxy composites

M Ahmadi, O Zabihi, M Masoomi, M Naebe

(2016), Vol. 134, pp. 1-11, Composites science and technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

A review of recent developments in rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries

W Kang, N Deng, J Ju, Q Li, D Wu, X Ma, L Li, M Naebe, B Cheng

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 16541-16588, Nanoscale, London, Eng., C1

journal

Morphological changes towards enhancing piezoelectric properties of PVDF electrical generators using cellulose nanocrystals

H Fashandi, M Abolhasani, P Sandoghdar, N Zohdi, Q Li, M Naebe

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 3625-3637, Cellulose, Dordecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Functionally graded materials: a review of fabrication and properties

M Naebe, K Shirvanimoghaddam

(2016), Vol. 5, pp. 223-245, Applied materials today, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Fish DNA-modified clays: towards highly flame retardant polymer nanocomposite with improved interfacial and mechanical performance

O Zabihi, M Ahmadi, H Khayyam, M Naebe

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-17, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

journal

Body armour materials: from steel to contemporary biomimetic systems

R Yadav, M Naebe, X Wang, B Kandasubramanian

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 115145-115174, RSC advances, London, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Enhanced thermal stability and lifetime of epoxy nanocomposites using covalently functionalized clay: Experimental and modelling

O Zabihi, H Khayyam, B Fox, M Naebe

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 2269-2278, New journal of chemistry, London, Eng., C1

journal

Thermal and rheological characteristics of biobased carbon fiber precursor derived from low molecular weight organosolv lignin

A Oroumei, B Fox, M Naebe

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. 758-769, ACS sustainable chemistry and engineering, Washington, D.C., C1

journal

A facile method to enhance ferroelectric properties in PVDF nanocomposites

M Abolhasani, F Zarejousheghani, Z Cheng, M Naebe

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 22471-22479, RSC Advances, London, Eng., C1

journal

Influence of processing conditions on polymorphic behavior, crystallinity, and morphology of electrospun poly(VInylidene fluoride) nanofibers

M Baqeri, M Abolhasani, M Mozdianfard, Q Guo, A Oroumei, M Naebe

(2015), Vol. 132, pp. 1-10, Journal of applied polymer science, London, Eng., C1

journal

Dynamic prediction models and optimization of polyacrylonitrile (PAN) stabilization processes for production of carbon fiber

H Khayyam, M Naebe, O Zabihi, R Zamani, S Atkiss, B Fox

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 887-896, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal

Stochastic optimization models for energy management in carbonization process of carbon fiber production

H Khayyam, M Naebe, A Bab-Hadiashar, F Jamshidi, Q Li, S Atkiss, D Buckmaster, B Fox

(2015), Vol. 158, pp. 643-655, Applied energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Nanoscale variation in energy dissipation in austenitic shape memory alloys in ultimate loading cycles

A Amini, C Yang, C Cheng, M Naebe, Y Xiang

(2015), Vol. 26, pp. 2411-2417, Journal of intelligent material systems and structures, London, Eng., C1

journal

One-pot synthesis of aminated multi-walled carbon nanotube using thiol-ene click chemistry for improvement of epoxy nanocomposites properties

O Zabihi, M Ahmadi, M Akhlaghi Bagherjeri, M Naebe

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 98692-98699, RSC advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

Energy saving in electric heater of carbon fiber stabilization oven

K Badii, M Naebe, G Golkarnarenji, N Dhami, S Atkiss, D Buckmaster, B Fox, H Khayyam

(2015), pp. 109-114, ICAIET 2014 : Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence with Applications in Engineering and Technology 2014 International Conference, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, E1-1

conference

Thermoforming and structural analysis of combat helmets

B Cartwright, N Lex Mulcahy, A Chhor, S Thomas, M Suryanarayana, J Sandlin, I Crouch, M Naebe

(2015), Vol. 137, pp. 1-9, Journal of manufacturing science and engineering, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal
2014

Mechanical property and structure of covalent functionalised graphene / epoxy nanocomposites

M Naebe, J Wang, A Amini, H Khayyam, N Hameed, L Li, Y Chen, B Fox

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 1-7, Scientific reports, London, England, C1

journal

A new approach for mechanisms of ferroelectric crystalline phase formation in PVDF nanocomposites

M Abolhasani, M Naebe, Q Guo

(2014), Vol. 16, pp. 1-9, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Influence of miscibility phenomenon on crystalline polymorph transition in poly(vinylidene fluoride)/ acrylic rubber/clay nanocomposite hybrid

M Abolhasani, M Naebe, A Jalali-Arani, Q Guo

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 1-8, PLOS one, San Francisco, Ca., C1

journal

An improved understanding of the dispersion of multi-walled carbon nanotubes in non-aqueous solvents

Q Li, J Church, A Kafi, M Naebe, B Fox

(2014), Vol. 16, pp. 1-12, Journal of nanoparticle research, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Does dynamic vulcanization induce phase separation?

M Abolhasani, F Zarejousheghani, M Naebe, Q Guo

(2014), Vol. 10, pp. 5550-5558, Soft Matter, England, C1

journal

Crystalline Structures and ? ? ? and ? polymorphs transformation induced by nanoclay in PVDF-based nanocomposite

M Abolhasani, M Naebe, A JAlAli-ArAni, Q Guo

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 1-1, Nano, Singapore, C1

journal
2013

Temperature variations at nano-scale level in phase transformed nanocrystalline NiTi shape memory alloys adjacent to graphene layers

A Amini, C Cheng, M Naebe, J Church, N Hameed, A Asgari, F Will

(2013), Vol. 5, pp. 6479-6484, Nanoscale, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Novel polymer-ceramic composites for protection against ballistic fragments

M Naebe, J Sandlin, I Crouch, B Fox

(2013), Vol. 34, pp. 180-186, Polymer composites, London, England, C1

journal

Ageing of surface treated thermoplastic polyolefins

F Awaja, M Gilbert, M Naebe, G Kelly, B Fox, R Brynolf, P Pigram

(2013), Vol. 98, pp. 1699-1704, Polymer degradation and stability, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Preparation and properties of composition-controlled carbon nanofiber/phenolic nanocomposites

E Bafekrpour, G Simon, M Naebe, J Habsuda, C Yang, B Fox

(2013), Vol. 52, pp. 120-126, Composites part B : engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Enzyme immobilisation on amino-functionalised multi-walled carbon nanotubes : structural and biocatalytic characterisation

M Verma, M Naebe, C Barrow, M Puri

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 1-9, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal

Phase transformation evolution in NiTi shape memory alloy under cyclic nanoindentation loadings at dissimilar rates

A Amini, C Cheng, Q Kan, M Naebe, H Song

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 1-7, Scientific reports, London, England, C1

journal
2012

Fabrication and characterization of functionally graded synthetic graphite/phenolic nanocomposites

E Bafekrpour, G Simon, J Habsuda, M Naebe, C Yang, B Fox

(2012), Vol. 545, pp. 123-131, Materials science and engineering A, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal

Effect of compositional gradient on thermal behavior of synthetic graphite-phenolic nanocomposites

E Bafekrpour, G Simon, C Yang, J Habsuda, M Naebe, B Fox

(2012), Vol. 109, pp. 1169-1176, Journal of thermal analysis and calorimetry, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal
2010

Carbon nanotubes reinforced electrospun polymer nanofibres

M Naebe, T Lin, X Wang

(2010), pp. 309-328, Nanofibers, Rijeka, Croatia, B1

chapter

Carbon nanotube reinforced rigid-rod polyimide

M Naebe, J Wang, Y Xue, X Wang, T Lin

(2010), Vol. 118, pp. 359-365, Journal of applied polymer science, Hoboken, N.J., C1

journal
2009

Improvement in mechanical properties of aluminum polypropylene composite fiber

M Naebe, C Hurren, A Maazouz, K Lamawar, X Wang

(2009), Vol. 10, pp. 662-666, Fibers and polymers, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Conducting polymer and polymer/CNT composite nanofibers by electrospinning

M Naebe, T Lin, L Feng, L Dai, A Abramson, V Prakash, X Wang

(2009), pp. 39-58, Nanoscience and nanotechnology for chemical and biological defense, Washington DC, B1

chapter
2008

Electrospun single-walled carbon nanotube/polyvinyl alcohol composite nanofibers : structure-property relationships

M Naebe, T Lin, M Staiger, L Dai, X Wang

(2008), Vol. 19, pp. 1-8, Nanotechnology, London, England, C1

journal
2007

Effects of MWNT nanofillers on structures and properties of PVA electrospun nanofibres

M Naebe, T Lin, W Tian, L Dai, X Wang

(2007), Vol. 18, pp. 1-8, Nanotechnology, Bristol, England, C1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

A World Class Future Fibre Industry Transformation Research Hub

Prof Xungai Wang, Prof Bronwyn Fox, Prof Tong Lin, A/Prof Joselito Razal, A/Prof Jingliang Li, A/Prof Luke Henderson, Dr Nolene Byrne, Dr Alessandra Sutti, Dr Rangam Rajkhowa, Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Christopher Hurren, Dr Murray Height, Dr Ashley Denmead, Dr Rodney Dilley, Prof Marcus Atlas, Mr Grant Mackintosh, Prof Gregory Rutledge, A/Prof Friedrich Vollrath, Prof David Kaplan, Prof Uwe Pieles, Dr Rudolf Hufenus, A/Prof Jeffrey Wiggins, Dr Ian Blanchonette, Prof Russell Varley, Dr Tony Pierlot, Dr Salwan Al-Assafi, Dr Mandy De Souza, Dr Linda Hillbrick

ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs

  • 2018: $668,032
  • 2017: $986,915
  • 2016: $990,154
  • 2015: $1,434,570

High performance sustainable carbon fibres from Australian spinifex grass -The University of Queensland

A/Prof Darren Martin, Prof Eric McFarland, Dr Pratheep Kumar Annamalai, Dr Bronwyn Laycock, Dr Minoo Naebe, Prof Bronwyn Fox

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2017: $1,950
  • 2016: $21,700
  • 2015: $3,900

Structure property relationships in thermoplastic nanocomposites

Dr Minoo Naebe, Prof Bronwyn Fox, Ms Jamie Gilbert

AINSE Grant - Postgraduate Research Award

  • 2015: $7,500

P5 Novel carbon Fibre Preform ITTC ATLAS

Dr Minoo Naebe, Prof Adrian Mouritz, Stuart Bateman, Dr Salwan Al-Assafi, Mr Richard Taube

RMIT Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centres

  • 2018: $65,731
  • 2017: $143,986

Other Public Sector Funding

Towards Copper-free friction materials

Dr Daniel Fabijanic, Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2017: $24,953
  • 2016: $24,953

Preparation of ceramic composites targets for ballistic testing

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2016: $1,370

Bi-component Wet Spinning of Novel Carbon Fibre Precursors

Prof Russell Varley, Ms Huma Khan, Dr Minoo Naebe, Ms Sally Hutchinson, Mrs Jasjeet Kaur

  • 2018: $17,000

Industry and Other Funding

VCAMM DMTC Project 7.1.2 - High Curvature Armour Systems

Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Daniel Fabijanic

  • 2013: $120,107
  • 2012: $240,111
  • 2011: $236,000
  • 2010: $112,000

PE Pipe Material Upgrade Feasibility Study

Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Kevin Magniez

  • 2012: $286,050

VCAMM DMTC Project 7.1.2 - High Curvature Armour Systems

Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Daniel Fabijanic, Prof Bronwyn Fox

  • 2014: $133,297
  • 2013: $38,739

3-138 Low Cost Automotive Grade PAN based Carbon Fibers

Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Claudia Creighton

  • 2016: $137
  • 2015: $51,314
  • 2014: $41,080

VCAMM DMTC Project 7.1.2 - High Curvature Armour Systems -2014-2015

Dr Daniel Fabijanic, Dr Minoo Naebe, Prof Bronwyn Fox

  • 2015: $160,571
  • 2014: $49,133

Project 3-127 - High Volume Process to Manufacture of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Composite parts for Automotive Applications

Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Claudia Creighton

  • 2014: $24,650

High Barrier and Strength Polyethylene Nanocomposites

Dr Minoo Naebe, Prof Bronwyn Fox

  • 2017: $15,000
  • 2016: $30,075
  • 2015: $93,225
  • 2014: $31,525

A World Class Future Fibre Industry Transformation Research Hub

Prof Xungai Wang, Prof Bronwyn Fox, Prof Tong Lin, A/Prof Joselito Razal, A/Prof Jingliang Li, A/Prof Luke Henderson, Dr Nolene Byrne, Dr Alessandra Sutti, Dr Rangam Rajkhowa, Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Christopher Hurren, Dr Murray Height, Dr Ashley Denmead, Dr Rodney Dilley, Prof Marcus Atlas, Mr Grant Mackintosh, Prof Gregory Rutledge, A/Prof Friedrich Vollrath, Prof David Kaplan, Prof Uwe Pieles, Dr Rudolf Hufenus, A/Prof Jeffrey Wiggins, Dr Ian Blanchonette, Prof Russell Varley, Dr Tony Pierlot, Dr Salwan Al-Assafi, Dr Mandy De Souza, Dr Linda Hillbrick

  • 2018: $262,500
  • 2017: $350,000
  • 2016: $262,500

Nano-Enhanced Polymer Bonded Magnets

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2014: $8,380

Nano-enhanced Interface in Carbon Fibre Composites

Dr Minoo Naebe, Prof Bronwyn Fox

  • 2015: $23,904

Next generation fibre program-Carbon fibre structure property relationship

Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2015: $64,402

Quickstep processing of thermoformable composite sheet for Stora Enzo

Dr Minoo Naebe, Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Nishar Hameed

  • 2016: $24,770
  • 2015: $24,770

DMTC Project 7.1.2 - High Curvature Armour Systems

Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Daniel Fabijanic, Prof Bronwyn Fox

  • 2016: $137,819
  • 2015: $48,709

Carbon fibres that grow on trees: Next generation of sustainable and low cost fibres- has been received and is under consideration.

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2016: $55,000

Polyolefine based nanocomposites

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2016: $5,000
  • 2015: $15,000

ARC Training Centre in Lightweight Automotive Structures (ATLAS)

Dr Chun Hui Wang, Prof Adrian Mouritz, Stuart Bateman, Dr Mark Easton, Prof Milan Brandt, Martin Leary, Prof Michael Cardew-Hall, Dr Paul Compston, Dr Matthew Doolan, Prof Matthew Barnett, A/Prof Bernard Rolfe, Dr Matthias Weiss, Dr Minoo Naebe, A/Prof Luke Henderson, Mr Richard Taube, Bita Ghaffari, Nia Harrison, Dr Adam Best, Prof Russell Varley, Richard Evans, Henry Wolfkamp, Brian Hughes, Carl De Koning, Richard Axe, Edward Albert, Brian Oxley, Albert Sedlmaier, Prof Anthony Kinloch, Michael Wisnom, Paul Sanders, Marion Merklein

  • 2017: $132,087
  • 2016: $130,701

Effect of chemical modification of carbon fibre on mechanical properties of aerospace composites

A/Prof Tim Hilditch, A/Prof Luke Henderson, Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2018: $30,000
  • 2017: $10,000
  • 2016: $20,000

Towards Copper-free friction materials

Dr Daniel Fabijanic, Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2017: $12,476
  • 2016: $37,430

Small Diameter PAN-Based Carbon Fiber

A/Prof Luke Henderson, Dr Minoo Naebe, Mr Derek Buckmaster

  • 2018: $62,782
  • 2017: $17,807
  • 2016: $23,061

Next generation fibres program: X-ray scattering characterisation

Dr Peter Lynch, Prof Douglas Creighton, Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2016: $64,614

DMTC Project 7.1.2 - High Curvature Armour Systems 2016-17

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2017: $215,808
  • 2016: $36,643

Nano-enhanced polyethylene based carbon fibre - Jarret Grout

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2018: $6,000
  • 2017: $6,000
  • 2016: $6,000

Investigation of high modulus carbon fibres from PAN precursor

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2016: $9,188

Development of a cost model for production of carbon fibre

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2018: $130,326
  • 2017: $66,183

Next generation fibers program: X-ray scattering characterisation

Dr Peter Lynch, Dr Claudia Creighton, Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2017: $64,514

DMTC Project 7.49 - D4 forming and testing

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2018: $839
  • 2017: $47,160

P5 Novel carbon Fibre Preform ITTC ATLAS

Dr Minoo Naebe, Prof Adrian Mouritz, Stuart Bateman, Dr Salwan Al-Assafi, Mr Richard Taube

  • 2018: $15,000
  • 2017: $32,000

Hybrid Composite Materials and Structures - 3.48

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2018: $72,963

Low-cost sustainable lignin-based precursor fibre for the production of automotive grade carbon fibre.

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2018: $66,492

Other Funding Sources

Project 1.1b - Next Generation Armour Technologies

Prof Peter Hodgson, Prof David Dunstan, Mr James Sandlin, Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2010: $80,626

C2-27 Lightweight Interiors

Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2012: $155,401
  • 2011: $53,877
  • 2010: $12,867

3-138 Low Cost Automotive Grade PAN based Carbon Fibers

Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Claudia Creighton

  • 2017: $74,250
  • 2015: $81,335

Project 3-127 - High Volume Process to Manufacture of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Composite parts for Automotive Applications

Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Claudia Creighton

  • 2017: $10,000
  • 2016: $17,497
  • 2015: $42,955

TBA - Mohammad Mahdi Abolhasani - Islamic Republic of Iran

Dr Minoo Naebe

  • 2016: $1,500

RP1-05 Cracking in PE pipe

Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Minoo Naebe, Dr Hamid Khayyam, Dr Nishar Hameed

  • 2016: $45,000
  • 2015: $4,100

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2018

Seyed Mousa Fakhrhoseini

Thesis entitled: Pathways to reduce energy consumption in thermal stabilisation process of polyacrylonitrile fibre

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2017

Seyedeh Azam Oroumei

Thesis entitled: Processing, Manufacturing, and Characterisation of Lignin-Derived Precursor and Carbon Fibres

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Omid Zabihi

Thesis entitled: Chemically Modified Nanoparticles towards Multifunctional High-performance Polymer Nanocomposites

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Executive Supervisor
2017

Sajjad Shafei

Thesis entitled: Development of Conductive Polymeric Nanostructured Scaffolds

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Co-supervisor
2017

Srinivas Nunna

Thesis entitled: Radial Heterogeneity Evolution in Polyacrylonitrile-based Carbon Fiber Precursor during Thermal Stabilization

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2016

Quanxiang Li

Thesis entitled: Hierarchical Composites from Carbon Fibres Electrosprayed with Carbon Nanotubes

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Associate Supervisor
2018

Irin Sultana

Thesis entitled: Alloy based anode materials for potassium-ion batteries

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2017

Gelayol Golkarnarenji

Thesis entitled: Predictive Modelling and Multi-Objective Optimisation in Thermal Stabilisation Process of Carbon Fibre

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Khashayar Badii

Thesis entitled: Hybrid mathematical modelling and optimisation for reaction mechanisms of thermal stabilisation in carbon fibre production line

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2013

Ehsan Bafekrpour

Thesis entitled: Fabrication, Characterization, and Modelling of Functionally Graded Nanocomposites

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials