Deakin Research

Institute for Frontier Materials

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High tech nanofibre deal for Deakin

A joint venture will provide a world-first short nanofibre manufacturing capability in Geelong.

Short nanofibre gets a gong

A world first technology platform has received a Victorian Engineering Excellence Award.

Fashionable science for a safer future

Australia Plus feature Dr Hurren's research into the fabric used for motorcyclist clothing.

Process takes textile recycling to new level

A new process to separate blends of cotton-polyester material provides a major breakthrough for recycling textile and other waste.

A different drum

Dr Rangam Rajkhowa's silky solution to hearing loss.

Our Research

An image of a scientist holding up nanofibres
Fibres and textiles research at the Institute for Frontier Materials is focused on the development of new technologies, advanced materials and leading edge materials science. The group's research activities focus on the key areas of functional fibres / nanofibres and green natural fibres.

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

23rd January 2014