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Deakin Research

Institute for Frontier Materials


Electrolyte scientists dare to dream

The world's leading electrolyte scientists have converged in Geelong for ISPE-14.

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.

Gold Medal for Nisa Salim

Nisa Salim receives Gold Medal from Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering.

A solution to pollution?

Bio-plastics could help slash global plastic consumption.

In search of a greener world

Professor Qipeng Guo helping us all tread more gently on the planet.

Our Facilities

  • Polymer processing equipment (extruders, Brabender mixer)
  • Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction system
  • UV reaction chamber and photopolymerisation
  • Ozonolysis and ozone reaction facility
  • Surface spin coating
  • Thermal analysis (DSC, DMTA and TGA)
  • Dynamic light scattering
  • X-ray analysis
  • Advanced Characterisation Facility (SEM, TEM, cryo-TEM and FESEM)
  • Surface analysis (ATR-FTIR, AFM etc)



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

27th February 2015