Meet the Institute for Frontier Materials’ dedicated biomaterials and biomimicry research team.

Lead investigators

Name
Director
Professor Xungai Wang
Professor Research
Mark Kirkland
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Cynthia Wong
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Julie Sharp
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Alessandra Sutti

Associate research fellows

name specialisation
Associate Research Fellow
Dr Marzieh Parhizkar
Nanofibres and nanofibre technologies; scaffold engineering for cell culture; filtration
Associate Research Fellow
Christina Kirkland
Cell culture; bioassays
Associate Research Fellow
Dr Teo Slezak
Nanofibres and nanofibre technologies
Associate Research Fellow
Dr Rongliang He
Nanofibres and nanofibre technologies

Students

name Specialisation
Magenta Diana Perus Enzymes; nanofibres
Keiran Pringle Nanofibre manufacturing devices, 3D printing, fluid dynamics modelling
Nishat Sharma Enzyme immobilisation and assays