Australian Future Fibres Research and Innovation Centre

Research projects

Current national competitive grants

  • Engineering a silk fibroin based ear drum with optimum acoustic properties
    ARC, LP11 round 2 - Wang X, Rajhkowa R, Marano R, Atlas M
  • Improving knowledge, fibre and textile quality and communication
    RIRDC - Wang X and McGregor B
  • Multi-scale fabrication facility for complex 3D surface generation from nano to macro dimensions
    ARC LIEF11 - Zhang, Green, Sorrell, Dzurak, Chen, Wang, Kong, Huang, Nogita, Zhang, Zhu, Ji, Jiang, Horvat, Cheng, Yin, Liao, Yin
  • Green biopolymer nanocomposites facility: Supercritical CO2 characterisation and processing for nanomaterials and biopolymers
    ARC LIEF11 - Peter Halley, Timothy Nicholson, Darren Martin, Andrew Whittaker, Kristofer Thurecht, Qipeng Guo, Xungai Wang, Nolene Byrne
  • Advanced 3D Fibrous Structures for Vascular Graft Applications
    ARC, LP11 round 1 - Wang X, Morsi Y
  • Materials for protective gloves
    Hysport International -Wang X, Lin T, Hurren CJ
  • Development of low-twist fine-count yarns and fabrics from Australian long staple upland cotton
    CRDC - Wang X, van der Sluijs R, Tao XM
  • Formation and Characterisation of Continuous Electrospun nanofibres Yarns
    ARC, LP10 round 1 - Kong L, Wang X, Lin T
  • Protein Fibre Powders: Production, Characterisation and Applications
    ARC Discovery - Wang X, Tsuzuki T, Smith S, Kaplan D
  • Wool fabric comfort
    Sheep CRC - Wang X, McGregor B, Naebe M
  • Field-Enhanced Electrospinning for Fine and Uniform Nanofibres
    ARC Discovery - Lin T and Wang X
  • The properties and processing performance of ultrasonically cleaned wool fibres
    ARC, LP09 round 1 - Wang X, Wang L, Lin T, Yu HX
  • Directional fluid transfer in thin porous materials with gradient wettability through thickness
    ARC Discovery - Lin T, Liu X
  • Superhydrophobic fabrics for solar desalination of water
    ARC Discovery - Wang H

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22nd August 2011