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Why are Ionic Liquids Extraordinary Solvents?

The use of ionic liquids has exploded over the last decades as solvents for unusual or difficult chemical syntheses.  These liquids consist solely of ions and have melting poin more...

Supervisor(s): Warr, Gregory (Professor)

Laboratory Exobiology: Prebiotic Environments in Ionic Liquids?

Life in the universe is widely presumed only to be viable in the ‘Goldilocks zone’ around a star, where liquid water is available.  Some have speculated that Titan more...

Supervisor(s): Warr, Gregory (Professor)

Computational study of the structure and dynamics of supercooled liquids

Amorphous or glassy solids represent one of the last great challenges for materials science, chemical physics and condensed matter physics. These important materials present us with more...

Supervisor(s): Harrowell, Peter (Professor), Hudson, Toby (Dr)

Understanding slip and designing new slippery surfaces

Investigation of the properties of surfaces that affect the slip of liquids at solid interface, with the potential to develop more energy-efficient microfluidic devices. more...

Supervisor(s): Neto, Chiara (Professor)

New liquid-infused surfaces based on wrinkled Teflon

Investigation of the new families of slippery nanostructured surfaces with reduced hydrodynamic drag. more...

Supervisor(s): Neto, Chiara (Professor)

Quantum Simulation and Large-Scale Entanglement

Developing techniques for the study of large-scale quantum simulators based on crystals of trapped atomic ions. more...

Supervisor(s): Biercuk, Michael J. (Professor)

Polymers for Medical Device Engineering: Physics and Chemistry

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)

Catalysis of Sustainable Processes

Available projects involve the development of novel catalysts for the generation of hydrogen by splitting water with sunlight, for biomass conversion, for green industrial oxidation more...

Supervisor(s): Masters, Tony (Associate Professor)

Functional structured polymer coatings for water condensation

Development and optimisation of micro-patterned surfaces that can collect water by condensation from humid air. more...

Supervisor(s): Neto, Chiara (Professor)

New self-assembled monolayers for surface modification of surfaces in electronic components

Investigation of the new families of self-assembled monolayers to be used with non-protic solvents. more...

Supervisor(s): Neto, Chiara (Professor)