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Development of fractal asperity microstructures and their effects on frictional properties

Hierarchical structures exhibiting self-affinity are abundant in nature. We seek to characterise how the evolution of such self-affine topographies is governed by microstructural pa more...

Supervisor(s): Hanaor, Dorian (Dr)

Biosensors and arrays for detection of disease

The ability to attach functional proteins, antibodies and enzymes to surfaces underpins the development of the next generation of implantable medical devices, biosensors and protein more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

Implantable Medical Devices

The ability to attach functional proteins, antibodies and enzymes to surfaces underpins the development of the next generation of implantable medical devices, biosensors and protein more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

New technique for studying human brain activity

This project investigates stimulus reconstruction from surface EEG neural activity. Improvements to surface EEG recordings may proceed with the development of skull impedance modell more...

Supervisor(s): Jin, Craig (Associate Professor), Leong, Philip (Professor), McEwan, Alistair (Professor)

Plasmonics for Protein Attachment

Plasmonics will be used in combination with ellipsometry to investigate the attachment of biomolecules to surfaces. The structure of the attached layers will be investigated using n more...

Supervisor(s): McKenzie, David (Professor)

Perception of motion in touch: Skin stretch and displacement across the skin as motion cues

When a hand moves over a surface, or an object slides across the skin, we feel not only what the surface is like, but the characteristics of the motion itself, such as its speed and more...

Supervisor(s): Seizova-Cajic, Tatjana (Dr)

Developing small molecules that enhance PCSK9/AnxA2 interaction to inhibit PCSK9 and elevate LDLR levels

Statins to decrease low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) are a cornerstone to prevent and treat cardiovascular events. However, inadequate dose response, resistance, and seri more...

Supervisor(s): Grewal , Thomas (Associate Professor)

Novel inhalation formulation to improve quality of life of cystic fibrosis sufferers

Respiratory infection is the number one cause of death world-wide with limited therapies other than tablet or intravenous injection. This multi-faceted PhD project will focus on dev more...

Supervisor(s): Traini, Daniela (Professor)

Polymers for Medical Device Engineering: Laser and Plasma Interactions

Exciting APA (Industry) scholarship on an ARC Linkage project involving hermetic bonding of polymers. Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent r more...

Supervisor(s): McKenzie, David (Professor)

Brain Network Structure and Dynamics

This research area is concerned with developing better understanding of the structure of the brain, especially through modeling the dynamics and interactions of its neuronal network more...

Supervisor(s): Robinson, Peter (Professor)