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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.

Our Facilities

Industrial Finite Element codes:

  • AutoForm
  • DynaForm
  • HyperWorks suite

General purpose codes:

  • ABAQUS (incl. Umat experience)
  • ANSYS / LS-Dyna
  • MSC Marc
  • Matlab

Specialised software:

  • Forge (thermo-mechanical)
  • ThermoCalc (thermo-chemical)
  • Xanthus (multi-scale)
  • Camelion (molecular dynamics)
  • Micress (phase field)

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

27th February 2015