Dr Nishar Hameed

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Visitor

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2011

Contact

nishar.hameed@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 71403

Career highlights

  • 2013-Present: Research Fellow, Institute for Frontier Materials
  • 2011- 2013: Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Frontier Materials
  • 2010- 2011: Research Scientist, Institute for Frontier Materials

Research interests

Dr Hameed's research is primarily focused on Carbon Fibres, Nanostructured Polymers and Composite Materials.  He has extensive expertise on the following areas;

  1. Polymer Synthesis
  2. Alternate Carbon Fibre Precursor Research
  3. Self-assembly of  Block Copolymers
  4. Bio-renewable Plastics from Natural Resources
  5. Thermoformable Thermosets
  6. Nanostructured Polymer Blends and Nanocomposites.

Affiliations

  • Chartered Chemist - The Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Industrial coordinator at the VIC Polymer Division - The Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Member of the Australian X-ray Analytical Association (AXAA)
  • Member of the Australian Research Network for Advanced Materials (ARNAM)
  • Member of the Society of Plastics and Engineers

Teaching interests

Polymer Chemistry, Plastics and Composite Materials, General Chemistry, Materials

Units taught

Materials 1 Module

Media appearances

Awards

  • Endeavour Fellowship 2014
  • Victoria Fellowship 2013
  • CASS Foundation Travel Award 2013
  • Australian Academy of Science - AIECR Fellowship 2012
  • Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research: Early Career Researcher 2012
  • The Alfred Deakin Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement - The Best Doctoral Thesis 2011
  • Alfred Deakin Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2011
  • AINSE Travel Award 2011
  • AINSE Research Awards 2009-2013
  • Smart Geelong Researcher of the Year – Early Researcher Award – 2010
  • AINSE Post Graduate Research Award 2009

Publications

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2017

High performance PP/SEBS/CNF composites: Evaluation of mechanical, thermal degradation, and crystallization properties

J Parameswaranpillai, G Joseph, K Shinu, N Salim, N Hameed, S Jose

(2017), Vol. 38, pp. 2440-2449, Polymer Composites, 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

Zinc oxide PVDF nano-composites-tuning interfaces toward enhanced mechanical properties and UV protection

E Castanet, M Thamish, N Hameed, A Krajewski, L Dumee, K Magniez

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 1-8, Advanced engineering materials, London, Eng., 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
2016

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

Structural Transformation of Polyacrylonitrile Fibers during Stabilization and Low Temperature Carbonization

N Hameed, J Sharp, S Nunna, K Magniez, J Jyotishkumar, Valiyaveettil Salim, B Fox

(2016), Polymer Degradation and Stability, C1

journal

Tailoring of interface of polypropylene/polystyrene/carbon nanofibre composites by polystyrene-block-poly(ethylene-ran-butylene)-block-polystyrene

J Parameswaranpillai, V Dubey, K Sisanth, S Jose, A Zachariah, S Siengchin, N Salim, N Hameed

(2016), Vol. 51, pp. 131-141, Polymer Testing, C1

journal

Miscibility, UV resistance, thermal degradation, and mechanical properties of PMMA/SAN blends and their composites with MWCNTs

J Parameswaranpillai, G Joseph, S Sidhardhan, S Jose, N Hameed

(2016), Vol. 133, pp. 1-11, Journal of applied polymer science, London, Eng., C1

journal

A facile method to fabricate carbon nanostructures via the self-assembly of polyacrylonitrile/poly (methyl methacrylate-b-polyacrylonitrile) AB/B' type block copolymer/homopolymer blends

N Valiyaveettil Salim, A palanisamy, N hameed, P jyotishkumar, pradeep, B fox

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 55792-55799, RSC Advances, C1

journal

Thermal properties of epoxy/block copolymer blends

N Valiyaveettil Salim, J Parameswaranpillai, B Fox, N Hameed

(2016), pp. 1-25, Handbook of epoxy blends, London, Eng., B1

chapter

Micro phase separated epoxy/poly(?-caprolactone)-block-poly(dimethyl siloxane)-block-poly(?-caprolactone)/4,4?-diaminodiphenylsulfone systems: morphology, viscoelasticity, thermo-mechanical properties and surface hydrophobicity

J Parameswaranpillai, S Sidhardhan, S Jose, N Salim, S Siengchin, J Pionteck, A Magueresse, Y Grohens, N Hameed

(2016), Vol. 55, pp. 115-122, Polymer testing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Miscibility, Phase Morphology, Thermomechanical, Viscoelastic and Surface Properties of Poly(?-caprolactone) Modified Epoxy Systems: Effect of Curing Agents

J Parameswaranpillai, S Sidhardhan, S Jose, N Hameed, N Salim, S Siengchin, J Pionteck, A Magueresse, Y Grohens

(2016), Vol. 55, pp. 10055-10064, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, C1-1

journal
2015

The effect of polypropylene-graft-maleic anhydride on the morphology and dynamic mechanical properties of polypropylene/polystyrene blends

J Parameswaranpillai, G Joseph, R Chellappan, A Zahakariah, N Hameed

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 1-11, Journal of polymer research, Berlin, Gemany, C1

journal

Flower like micellar assemblies in poly(styrene)-block-poly(4-vinyl pyridine)/poly(acrylic acid) complexes

N Hameed, N Salim, J Parameswaranpillai, B Fox

(2015), Vol. 147, pp. 92-96, Materials Letters, C1

journal

Phase morphology, thermomechanical, and crystallization behavior of uncompatibilized and PP-g-MAH compatibilized polypropylene/polystyrene blends

J Parameswaranpillai, G Joseph, S Jose, N Hameed

(2015), Vol. 132, pp. 1-11, Journal of applied polymer science, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal

Development of hybrid composites for automotive applications: Effect of addition of SEBS on the morphology, mechanical, viscoelastic, crystallization and thermal degradation properties of PP/PS-xGnP composites

J Parameswaranpillai, G Joseph, K Shinu, S Jose, N Salim, N Hameed

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 25634-25641, RSC Advances, C1

journal

Evaluation of polyvinyl alcohol composite membranes containing collagen and bone particles

N Hameed, V Glattauer, J Ramshaw

(2015), Vol. 48, pp. 38-45, Journal of the mechanical behavior biomedical materials, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Ductile thermoset polymers via controlling network flexibility

N Hameed, N Salim, T Walsh, J Wiggins, P Ajayan, B Fox

(2015), Vol. 51, pp. 9903-9906, Chemical communications, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

Thermally flexible epoxy/cellulose blends mediated by an ionic liquid

N Hameed, J Bavishi, J Parameswaranpillai, N Salim, J Joseph, G Madras, B Fox

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 52832-52836, RSC advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

The role of SEBS in tailoring the interface between the polymer matrix and exfoliated graphene nanoplatelets in hybrid composites

J Parameswaranpillai, G Joseph, K Shinu, P Sreejesh, S Jose, N Salim, N Hameed

(2015), Vol. 163, pp. 182-189, Materials Chemistry and Physics, C1

journal

Control of partial coalescence of self-assembled metal nano-particles across lyotropic liquid crystals templates towards long range meso-porous metal frameworks design

L Dumée, J Lemoine, A Ancel, N Hameed, L He, L Kong

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 1766-1781, Nanomaterials, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal

Novel Approach to Trigger Nanostructures in Thermosets Using Competitive Hydrogen-Bonding-Induced Phase Separation (CHIPS)

N Salim, N Hameed, B Fox, T Hanley

(2015), Vol. 48, pp. 8337-8345, Macromolecules, C1

journal

Experimental investigation on CFRP-steel bond properties using ionic liquid

B Al-Kharabsheh, R Al-Ameri, B Fox, N Hameed

(2015), pp. 1-4, JICEC06 2015 : The Sixth Jordanian International Civil Engineering Conference, Amman, Jordan, E1

conference
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
2013

Effect of graphene layers on the thermomechanical behaviour of a NiTi shape memory alloy during the nanoscale phase transition

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

(2013), Vol. 68, pp. 420-423, Scripta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

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

Individual dispersion of carbon nanotubes in epoxy via a novel dispersion-curing approach using ionic liquids

N Hameed, N Salim, T Hanley, M Sona, B Fox, Q Guo

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 11696-11703, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Nanofibrillar micelles and entrapped vesicles from biodegradable block copolymer/polyelectrolyte complexes in aqueous media

N Salim, N Hameed, T Hanley, L Waddington, P Hartley, Q Guo

(2013), Vol. 29, pp. 9240-9248, Langmuir, Washington, D.C., C1

journal

Microphase separation induced by competitive hydrogen bonding interactions in semicrystalline triblock copolymer/homopolymer complexes

N Salim, N Hameed, T Hanley, Q Guo

(2013), Vol. 9, pp. 6176-6184, Soft matter, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Fabrication and characterization of transparent and biodegradable cellulose/poly (vinyl alcohol) blend films using an ionic liquid

N Hameed, R Xiong, N Salim, Q Guo

(2013), Vol. 23, pp. 2517-2527, Cellulose, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Dispersing single-walled carbon nanotubes in ionic liquids : a quantitative analysis

N Hameed, J Church, N Salim, T Hanley, A Amini, B Fox

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 20034-20039, RSC advances, Cambridge, England, C1

journal
2012

A new route to nanostructured thermosets with block ionomer complexes

S Wu, S Peng, N Hameed, Q Guo, Y Mai

(2012), Vol. 8, pp. 688-698, Soft matter, Cambridge, U. K., C1

journal

Cellulose/polycaprolactone blends regenerated from ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride

R Xiong, N Hameed, Q Guo

(2012), Vol. 90, pp. 575-582, Carbohydrate polymers, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Effects of dynamic loading on nano-scale depth-recovery and damping property of single crystal CuAlNi shape memory alloy

A Amini, H Beladi, N Hameed, F Will

(2012), Vol. 545, pp. 222-224, Journal of alloys and compounds, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Toughening epoxy thermosets with block ionomer complexes : a nanostructure-mechanical property correlation

S Wu, Q Guo, S Peng, N Hameed, M Kraska, B Stuhn, Y Mai

(2012), Vol. 45, pp. 3829-3840, Macromolecules, Washington, D.C., C1

journal
2011

The preparation of novel nanofilled polymer composites using poly(L-lactic acid) and protein fibers

N Byrne, N Hameed, O Werzer, Q Guo

(2011), Vol. 47, pp. 1279-1283, European polymer journal, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Blends of cellulose and poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) prepared from the ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride

N Hameed, Q Guo, F Tay, S Kazarian

(2011), Vol. 86, pp. 94-104, Carbohydrate polymers, Oxford, U. K., C1

journal
2010

Blend films of natural wool and cellulose prepared from an ionic liquid

N Hameed, Q Guo

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 803-813, Cellulose, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1

journal

Complexation and eutectic crystallization in poly(2-vinyl pyridine)-block-poly(?-caprolactone) and pentadecylphenol mixtures

J Liu, N Hameed, Q Guo

(2010), Vol. 46, pp. 2290-2299, European polymer journal, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Hydrogen bonding interactions, crystallization, and surface hydrophobicity in nanostructured epoxy/block copolymer blends

N Hameed, Q Guo, T Hanley, Y Mai

(2010), Vol. 48, pp. 790-800, Journal of polymer science, part B : polymer physics, Hoboken, N.J., C1

journal

Nanostructures and thermomechanical properties of epoxy thermosets containing reactive diblock copolymer

Z Xu, N Hameed, Q Guo, Y Mai

(2010), Vol. 115, pp. 2110-2118, Journal of applied polymer science, Hoboken, N.J., C1

journal

Reactive block copolymer modified thermosets : highly ordered nanostructures and improved properties

N Hameed, Q Guo, Z Xu, T Hanley, Y Mai

(2010), Vol. 6, pp. 6119-6129, Soft matter, Cambridge, England, C1

journal
2009

High-performance composite from epoxy and glass fibers : morphology, mechanical, dynamic mechanical, and thermal analysis

N Hameed, P Sreekumar, V Valsaraj, S Thomas

(2009), Vol. 30, pp. 982-992, Polymer composites, Malden, Mass., C1-1

journal

Competitive hydrogen bonding and self-assembly in Poly(2-vinyl pyridine)-block-Poly(methyl methacrylate)/ Poly(hydroxyether of bisphenol A) blends

N Salim, N Hameed, Q Guo

(2009), Vol. 47, pp. 1894-1905, Journal of Polymer Science : Part B : polymer physics, Malden, Mass., C1

journal

Natural wool/cellulose acetate blends regenerated from the ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride

N Hameed, Q Guo

(2009), Vol. 78, pp. 999-1004, Carbohydrate polymers, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Eutectic crystallization and hydrogen bonding interactions in polymer/surfactant blends

J Liu, N Hameed, Q Guo

(2009), Vol. 47, pp. 1015-1023, Journal of polymer science : part b : polymer physics, Hoboken, NJ, C1

journal

Microphase separation through competitive hydrogen bonding in self-assembled A-b-B/C diblock copolymer/homopolymer complexes

N Hameed, N Salim, Q Guo

(2009), Vol. 131, pp. 1-12, Journal of chemical physics, New York, N. Y., C1

journal

Self-assembled complexes of poly(acrylic acid) and poly(styrene)-block-poly(4-vinyl pyridine)

N Hameed, Q Guo

(2009), Vol. 47, pp. 1192-1202, Journal of polymer science. Part b, polymer physics, Hoboken, NJ, C1

journal
2008

Selective hydrogen bonding and hierarchical nanostructures in poly(hydroxyether of bisphenol A)/poly(?-caprolactone)-block-poly(2-vinyl pyridine) blends

N Hameed, Q Guo

(2008), Vol. 49, pp. 922-933, Polymer, United Kingdom, C1

journal

Self-assembled complexes of poly(4-vinylphenol) and poly(?-caprolactone)-block-poly(2-vinylpyridine) via competitive hydrogen bonding

N Hameed, J Liu, Q Guo

(2008), Vol. 41, pp. 7596-7605, Macromolecules, Washington, D.C., C1

journal

Nanostructure and hydrogen bonding in interpolyelectrolyte complexes of poly(?-caprolactone)-block-poly(2-vinyl pyridine) and poly(acrylic acid)

N Hameed, Q Guo

(2008), Vol. 49, pp. 5268-5275, Polymer, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Quickstep processing of thermoformable composite sheet for Stora Enzo

Dr Minoo Naebe, Prof Bronwyn Fox, Dr Nishar Hameed

  • 2016: $24,770
  • 2015: $24,770

Other Funding Sources

Macromolecular Characterisation and Purification Facility

Prof Greg Qiao, Prof Qipeng Guo, Prof George Simon, Prof Xungai Wang, Prof Tong Lin, Prof Wayne Cook, Dr Yan Zhao, Dr Nishar Hameed

  • 2012: $2,740

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

Associate Supervisor
2013

Renyan Xiong

Thesis entitled: Cellulose-Based Biodegradable Blends and Composites Regenerated from Ionic Liquids

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials