About

I am a chemist by trade with a specialty in physical chemistry, particularly in examining chemical reactions/processes. My main expertise includes the following: physical chemistry; anti-fouling expertise; crystal growth, kinetics and thermodynamics of chemical reactions; high power ultrasonics; zeolites; thin film deposition by gas phase and sol gel processes; and carbon nanotubes and nanowires of other materials. I have managed or been actively involved in many research projects, and have attracted more than $2,000,000 in research funding from competitive research grants and external contracts. In all, I have more than 18 years experience in research, and am quite familiar with a range of research environments.

Teaching
  • CH1001: Chemistry: A Central Science (Level 1; TSV)
  • CH1002: Chemistry: Principles and Applications (Level 1; TSV)
  • PC1005: Molecular Basis of Therapeutics 1 (Level 1; TSV)
  • TV1002: Veterinary Professional Life 2 (Level 1; TSV)
Interests
Research
  • Thin film deposition using the theory of charged nanoparticles
  • Carbon nanotubes, graphene and nanowires
  • Kinetics and thermodynamics of various chemical processes
  • Crystal growth
  • Anti-fouling strategies
  • Application of high power ultrasonics to a range of processes
Experience
  • 2006 to 2009 - Research Fellow, Applied Centre for Structural and Synchrotron Studies (ACeSSS) (University of South Australia)
  • 2005 to 2006 - Brain Pool Fellow, Center for Microstructure Science of Materials (Seoul National University)
  • 2001 to 2004 - Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ian Wark Research Institute (University of South Australia)
  • 1999 to 2001 - Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Microstructure Science of Materials (Seoul National University)
  • 1996 to 1999 - PhD. Student, Ian Wark Research Institute (University of South Australia)
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Honours
Fellowships
  • 2005 to 2006 - Brain Pool Fellow
  • 2001 to 2004 - Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship
Memberships
  • 2004 to 2015 - Australian Nanotechnology Network (2004- present)
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