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Deakin Research

Institute for Frontier Materials


Modelling gives insights for better molecule design

Researchers are using a combination of molecular simulation and experimental techniques as a way towards rational design of metallic nanoparticles.

Computer modelling to help households save energy

National Computational Infrastructure features the work of Professor Tiffany Walsh and her team.

Bio-nano research proves a winner

Two researchers in IFM's Bio/Nanomaterials group have been recognised by their peers for their research and communication skills.

Deakin showcases 3D sheet metal forming at Numisheet 2014

Deakin's Professor Jeong Whan Yoon chaired the organising committee for Numisheet 2014.

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Lead Investigators

an image of dr weimin gao Dr Weimin Gao
Research Fellow


Name Research Topic Contact
Tahir Ghandoori Rapid prototyping of polycarbonate microfluidic devices using a CO₂ laser
Xiaowei Dong Porous structure of NiO/YSZ for direct carbon fuel cells
Yanan Lv Molecular dynamics simulation of alloy carbide clusters formation during early ageing process
Tarekegn Chimdi Yarimo Molecular dynamics study and experimental characterization of Na/Ag doped ionic plastic crystals for sustainable energy
Chunfang Feng Stretchable Graphene-based Materials of High Conductivity
Chengpeng Li Synergistic reinforcement, crystallization and degradation of PVA-graphene-clay composites

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

27th February 2015