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A world first technology platform has received a Victorian Engineering Excellence Award.
Australia Plus feature Dr Hurren's research into the fabric used for motorcyclist clothing.
A new process to separate blends of cotton-polyester material provides a major breakthrough for recycling textile and other waste.
Dr Rangam Rajkhowa's silky solution to hearing loss.
IFM researchers show that compounds in silk cocoons have UV-protecting properties.
Professor Xungai Wang
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The group is developing novel coating technology and formulae for producing durable, functional fibres and fabrics.
Properties of fabrics and fibres such as their conductivity, directional oil and water transport and thermal regulation may lead to applications for personal protection, energy harvesting, biomedical tissue scaffolding and desalination of water.
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