• The Hub is vibrant and dynamic interdiciplinary research program involving more than 40 researchers working across at 5 Universities, several companies and strong international collaboration with graphene leaders in UK, Europe and China.
  • The Hub projects are lead with 8 Chief Investigators (CI), 5 Partner Investigators (PI) involving 10 postdoctoral researchers and >10 PhD students and masters and several visiting researchers.
  • Hub providing extensive research training at least 10 Honours students every year working on Hub propjets across different disciplines and Industry partners

the research hub team Adelaide

Professor Dusan Losic

Professor Dusan Losic

Hub Director, The University of Adelaide Prof Losic is a professor at the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, the University of Adelaide, and leader of Nano research group with 20 researchers. He completed PhD (2003) in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Flinders University, Australia) as one of the first PhD in Australia in this field. […]

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Professor Mainak Majumder

Professor Mainak Majumder

Hub Deputy Director, Monash University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Prof Majumder applies fundamentals of materials science, notably Carbon, to emerging and multidisciplinary areas of separation engineering & energy storage and, in doing so, creates scientific & business opportunities. He has developed an international reputation for inventing innovative fabrication & processing methods, grounded on […]

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Professor Stan Skafidis

Professor Stan Skafidis

Hub Deputy Director, University of Melbourne, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Prof Skafidis leads the Melbourne School of Engineering’s research in nano electronics. He received a PhD from The University of Melbourne in 1997 and was Chief Technology Officer at Bandspeed (1998-2004), a company he co-founded that designed and manufactured semiconductor chipsets for wireless […]

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Professor Michael McLaughlin

Professor Michael McLaughlin

University of Adelaide, School of Agriculture Food and Wine Prof McLaughlin is a Professor in the School of Agriculture Food and Wine and Director of the Mosaic-sponsored University of Adelaide Fertiliser Technology Research Centre. He is also a Science Fellow of Australia’s Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Prof McLaughlin gained his BSc from […]

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Professor Christophe Fumeaux

Professor Christophe Fumeaux

University of Adelaide, Department of Engineering, Computer and Math Sciences Prof Fumeaux received Diploma and PhD degrees in physics from the ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in 1992 and 1997, respectively. He joined The University of Adelaide in 2008, after positions at the University of Central Florida, the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology and ETH. Prof Fumeaux […]

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Professor Jun Ma

Professor Jun Ma

University of South Australia, School of Engineering Prof Ma has conducted extensive research on the modification of nanosheets and the development of their polymer composites. His research has developed a cost-effective approach (10–20 US$/kg) to fabricating graphene platelets and their composite, investigates the effect of interface strength on polymer/graphene composites by using various modification and […]

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Professor Reza Ghomashchi

Professor Reza Ghomashchi

University of Adelaide, Department of Engineering, Computer and Math Sciences Prof Ghomashchi graduated from Iran University of Science and Technology (B.Eng-Metallurgical Engineering,1978), and Cambridge (M.Phil-Materials Technology, 1979) and Sheffield (Metallurgy, 1983) Universities in the UK. After a few years working at universities in the UK , he migrated to Australia to work for BHP Steel […]

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Professor Namita Choudhury

Professor Namita Choudhury

RMIT, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Prof Choudhury, a Polymer Scientist by training, has an international research profile in the areas of macromolecular science, physical chemistry, materials engineering and nanotechnology, and has conducted high quality fundamental research and industrially-important inventions for over 20 years. Research into advanced functional materials, biomimetic materials and renewable energy materials (energy […]

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Craig McGuckin

Managing Director, First Graphene Craig is a qualified mining professional with many years experience in the mining, drilling and petroleum services industry. He has held senior positions including Senior Planning Engineer, Mine Manager and Managing Director of private and publicly listed companies. https://firstgraphene.net/about-us/board-executive/

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Dr Mohammad Choucair

Chief Executive Officer, Archer Exploration Limited Dr Choucair has a strong technical background in nanotechnology and has spent the last decade implementing governance, control and key compliance requirements for the creation and commercial development of innovative technologies with global impact. Dr Choucair served a 2-year mandate on the World Economic Forum Global Future Council for […]

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Uli Kruger

Managing Director, CleanFutureEnergy pty ltd Uli is Director and co-founder Clean Future Energy company focused on commercialisation of graphene based product for energy storage and production. He worked at University of South Australia from 1987 to 2006 as R&D workshop coordinator after he started his own business. He is authored several patent and IP on […]

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Stephen Hunt

Stephen Hunt

Chairman, Graphene Technology Solutions Stephen has most recently been involved with the establishment of a graphene focused compnay, Graphene Technology Solutions (GTS). GTS is investing in R&D at the University of Adelaide and Hub in several areas including commercialising graphene production, development of graphene additive products for anti-corrosive coatings, soil remediation, water purification and other […]

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Peter Voigt

Peter Voigt

Managing Director, NematiQ Peter Voigt is the Managing Director of NematiQ Pty Ltd, a majority Clean TeQ-owned company, developing graphene oxide -based membranes and sorbents for water and wastewater treatment.Peter Voigt founded Clean TeQ (ASX:CLQ) in 1990 to provide environmentally sustainable solutions for air and water pollution. Over the time the Company has extended its […]

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Dr Andrew Pollard

Dr Andrew Pollard

NatinalPhysical laboratory (NPL), London, UK (https://www.npl.co.uk/) Andrew Pollard is the Science Area Leader of the Surface Technology Group and leads NPL’s research into the structural and chemical characterisation of graphene and related 2D materials, with a focus on enabling industrial commercialisation in this area. This metrology research addresses the actual measurement of 2D materials with […]

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Professor Krzysztof Koziol

Professor Krzysztof Koziol

Cranfield University, UK https://www.cranfield.ac.uk Prof Koziol is currently Professor of Composites Engineering and Head of Enhanced Composites and Structures Centre and Enhanced Composites & Structures Centre at Cranfield. He completed PhD at University of Cambridge, Magdalene College, 2007. Koziol is a scientist, inventor, entrepreneur and mentor. He was The Royal Society Research Fellow, Pembroke College […]

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Professor Arben Merkoci

Professor Arben Merkoci

Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain ICREA, http://www.nanobiosensors.org/group-leader/ Prof Merkoçi is currently ICREA Professor and director of the Nanobioelectronics & Biosensors Group at Institut Catalàde Nanocienciai Nanotecnologia (ICN2), a BIST centre situated at Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) campus (Bellaterra, Barcelona). After his PhD (1991) at Tirana University, he worked as […]

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Dr Tung Tran

Dr Tung Tran

University of Adelaide Tung is currently a research fellow in Prof. Dusan Losic’s Group at School of Chemical Engineering, the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He received his BSc and MSc degree at Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam, in 2001 and 2005 respectively, and PhD at Korea University (KU), South Korea, in 2010, […]

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Dr Md Julker Nine

Dr Md Julker Nine

University of Adelaide Nine is an early-career research fellow based in ARC Research Hub for Graphene Enabled Industry Transformation, University of Adelaide, Australia. After finishing Bachelor’s degree from Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh in 2009, he joined in Second Phase of Brain Korea21 (BK21) and received Master of Engineering degree from Gyeongsang National […]

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Dr Ramesh Karunagaran

University of Adelaide Ramesh completed a PhD in the University of Adelaide under the supervision of Prof. Dusan Losic on project on development of graphitic carbon materials for energy and environment applications. His research expertise are in areas of carbon materials, graphene, polymer composites and catalysis. He is involved on collaborative projects for industry to […]

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Dr Nathan Stanley

Dr Nathan Stanley

University of Adelaide Nathan had the privileged opportunity to complete a PhD at The University of Adelaide with a cross-disciplinary project on the novel chemical synthesis of amino acids towards improved neuropathic pain treatments. Following this he worked at University of Otago, New Zealand, on small molecule tool compounds for disease diagnosis and carbon monoxide […]

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Dr Sharafat Hossain

Dr Sharafat Hossain

University of Melbourne Sharafat completed his PhD from the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Melbourne in December 2017. After this, he started working as a validation Engineer at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). In November 2018, he came back to research as research fellow in graphene electronics at the University of […]

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Dr Tanesh Garnot

Dr Tanesh Garnot

Monash University Tanesh is a postdoctoral fellow in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Monash University. He received his PhD in 2018 jointly from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India and Monash University, Australia under IITB-Research Academy graduate program of Monash. Prior to joining PhD, he completed a Masters in the field of […]

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Dr Grant Mathieson

University of Adelaide Grant is a research fellow in Prof Losic’s group working on developing graphene-enhanced anti-corrosive paint with industry partner, Graphene Technology Solutions. He finished most of an Honours degree in human physiology before graduating with an Honours degree Physics from the University of Otago, New Zealand. He then switched to electrical and electronic […]

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Dr Ay Ching Hee

Dr Ay Ching Hee

University of Adelaide Ay Ching joined Prof Losic’s group in 2018 working on Industry project and recently joined the ARC Graphene Research Hub working on various projects. She obtained her Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Engineering from University of Wollongong and her Master and Bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering from University of Malaya, Malaysia. Ay […]

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Dr Farzaneh Farivar

University of Adelaide Farzan joined Hub program as visiting researcher from the University of Teheran and after one year she started to work as postdoctoral researcher on several projects including development methods for graphene functionalization and graphene characterizations. She completed Phd in organic chemistry at University of Tehran in 2013. Her research interests include environmental […]

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Ana Luiza C Pereira

Dr Ana Luiza C Pereira

University of Adelaide Ana obtained her PhD in Physics in 2005 and since 2010 is Assistant Professor at the University of Campinas (School of Applied Sciences), in Brazil. She is currently spending one year as a visiting researcher at Prof Losic’s group at the University of Adelaide working on graphene and 2D materials junction properties […]

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Qiulan Zhang

Dr Qiulan Zhang

University of Adelaide Qiulan is a Lecturer at the College of Chemistry, Nanchang University, Nanchang, China. She attained her PhD in Food Science and Engineering, Nanchang University in 2011 after completing a MS in Organic Chemistry, Jiangxi Normal University. She is currently spending one year as a visiting scholar at the University of Adelaide in […]

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Pei Lay

Pei Lay Yap

University of Adelaide PhD project on the development of graphene 3D composites for environmental and water remediation (Supervisors Prof D. Losic and Dr D. Tran)

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Arash Mazanini

Arash Mazinani

University of Adelaide PhD project on improving biointegration and antibacterial performance of medical implants by surface engineering Titanium with electrochemical methods combined with graphene functionalisation (Supervisors Prof D. Losic and Dr Md. J Nine)

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Le Yu

Le Yu

University of Adelaide PhD project on development of radiation shielding composites using graphene and other 2D materials (Supervisors Prof D. Losic and Dr D. Tran)

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Kamrul Hassan

University of Adelaide PhD project on graphene chemo-resistive sensors for biomarkers (Supervisors Prof D. Losic and Dr T. Tung)

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Nicola Matulick

University of Adelaide PhD project on the development of graphene 3D composites for heavy metals removal (Supervisors Dr D. Tran and Prof D. Losic)

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Van Dac Ho

Van Dac Ho

University of Adelaide PhD project on graphene additives for concrete and construction materials (Supervisors Prof D. Losic and Dr A. Ng)

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Joynul Abedin

Monash University PhD project on study phase behaviour of graphene oxide in various solvents for producing tailored rheological fluids (Supervisor Prof M. Majumder)

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Petar Jovanovic

Petar Jovanovic

Monash University PhD Project on study Continuous, Column-Based Method of Graphene Oxide Size Fractionation in Water (Supervisor Prof M. Majumder)

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Yang Yu

University of Melbourne PhD Project on application of graphene for sensing devices and warble electronics (Supervisor Prof S. Skafidis)

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Tianzi Li

University of Melbourne PhD project on the Application of Graphene in Printable Electronics (Supervisor Prof S. Skafidis)

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Negar Mansouri

University of Adelaide PhD project on development of 3D porous scaffold for neural tissue engineering (supervisors Dr. Al-Sarawi, Prof. D. Losic, Prof. J. Mazumdar)

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Hadi Rastin

University of Adelaide PhD project on development bioinks for soft tissue engineering and biomedical application (Supervisors Prof D. Losic and Dr T. Tung)

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Sang Tran

RMIT University. Tuan Sang Tran is a PhD student in Chemical Engineering and his research is focused on advanced manufacturing of graphene for energy applications. He obtained his B.E. degree in Chemical Engineering from Hochiminh University of Industry, Vietnam, in 2014, and M.E. degree in Bionano Technology from Gachon University, South Korea, in 2016. During […]

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Yuchen Ren

University of Adelaide Masters project on graphene and 2D materials heterostructures, surface and structural gradients and their applications (Supervisors Prof D. Losic and Dr T. Tung)

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