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Deakin Research

Institute for Frontier Materials


Future IFM research projects

Professor Peter Hodgson

  • APA(I) - roll forming finite element modelling
  • APA(I) - new rolling process for nanostructured metals
  • AMCRC - nano strengthened composites
  • AutoCRC - range of materials and modelling projects
  • Light Metals - projects in Mg and Ti
  • Strip Casting - novel alloys through rapid solidification; advanced modelling methods for phase transformations at high rates
  • Ultrahigh strength Nanobainitic Steels
  • Surface Engineering of Metals and Wear behaviour

Professor Xungai Wang

Associate/Professor Tong Lin

  • Electrospinning of nanofibres
  • Electrostatic assembly of nanomaterials
  • Fibrous membranes for desalination of seawater
  • Liquid marbles for new microfluidics
  • Directional fluid transfer fabrics and membranes

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

27th February 2015