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.
High tech nanofibre deal for Deakin
A joint venture will provide a world-first short nanofibre manufacturing capability in Geelong.
IFM researchers are helping to make hydrogen extraction from water more feasible.
World's eye on unique water purification process.
Ground-breaker reaps another prize
The Smart Geelong Researcher of the Year Awards for 2013 recognise Weiwei Lei.
Professor Ying (Ian) Chen
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Environmental protection and health care
- Water resource protection by removing solvents, dyes and other contaminants
- Oil spill cleaning-up on land and sea
- Drug delivery
Research projects include:
- New absorbents for effective removal of organic solvents and dyes from water
- White graphene for oil spillage clean-up on land and sea.
- Weiwei Lei, David Portehault, Dan Liu, Si Qin and Ying Chen. Porous Boron Nitride Nanosheets for Effective Water Cleaning, Nature Communications, 4 (2013) 1777.
- Ling Li, Lu Hua Li, Sugeetha Ramakrishnan, Xiujuan J. Dai, Kevin Nicholas, Ying Chen, Zhiqiang Chen and Xiaowei Liu. Controlling Wettability of Boron Nitride Nanotube Films and
Improved Cell Proliferation. J. Phys. Chem. C, 116 (2012) 18334-18339.
- Yuanlie Yu, Hua Chen, Yun Liu, Lu Hua Li, and Ying Chen. Humidity sensing properties of single Au-decorated boron nitride nanotubes, Electrochemistry Communications, 30 (2013) 29-33.
- Yuanlie Yu , Hua Chen , Yun Liu , Vincent Craig , Lu Hua Li , and Ying Chen. Superhydrophobic and Superoleophilic Boron Nitride Nanotube-Coated Stainless Steel Meshes for Oil and Water Separation, Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2013, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201300002.
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