Postgraduate research opportunities

Following is a sample of the research projects currently available within the Department of Materials Engineering. Interested applicants should refer to information on admission requirements and scholarship eligibility on the university website at http://www.monash.edu/graduate-research/future-students/eligibility2/phd

For general information on the projects please contact the relevant staff member.

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18 Nov 2016 Constitutive modelling of tough hybrid hydrogels (PDF, 443KB) Dr Laurence Brassart
+61 3 990 53670
17 Oct 2016 Designing Ti alloys for enhanced manufacturability and properties in aerospace applications (PDF, 27KB) Dr Samuel Lim
+61 3 990 53827
22 Sep 2016 Comparative Analysis of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Derived from Bone Marrow and other Tissues and MSCs derived from Pluripotent Stem Cells (PDF, 102KB) Prof Laurence Meagher
+61 3 990 59395
22 Sep 2016 Are there different therapeutic benefits of native MSCs and MSCs differentiated from pluripotent stem cells? A study in graft-versus-host disease (PDF, 119KB) Prof Laurence Meagher
+61 3 990 59395
22 Sep 2016 Understanding the plasticity of hPSCs grown on synthetic, chemically defined surfaces (PDF, 104KB) Prof Laurence Meagher
+61 3 990 59395
14 Sep 2016 Development of novel synthetic polymers for 3D tissue bio-printing applications (PDF, 283KB) Prof Laurence Meagher
+61 3 990 59395
14 Sep 2016 Development of biomimetic antibacterial polymer coatings for biomedical device applications (PDF, 286KB) Prof Laurence Meagher
+61 3 990 59395
14 Sep 2016 Understanding the interaction of biomimetic antimicrobial polymers with single species and mixed species biofilms (PDF, 362KB) Prof Laurence Meagher
+61 3 990 59395
09 Sep 2016 Microstructure of High Performance Polymer Transistors (PDF, 568KB) A/Prof Chris McNeill
+61 3 990 24896
09 Sep 2016 NEXAFS Spectroscopy of Conjugated Polymer Thin Films (PDF, 594KB) A/Prof Chris McNeill
+61 3 990 24896
29 Jul 2016 Develop a new multiplexed assay for circulating tumour DNA, to be used in diagnosis and monitoring of cancer (PDF, 98KB) Dr Andrew Rodda
+61 3 990 53407
20 Jun 2016 Engineered culture platforms for stem cell communication (PDF, 27KB) Dr Jessica Frith
+61 3 990 51967
01 Jun 2016 Corrosion-Fatigue Crack Growth (PDF, 47KB) Prof Nick Birbilis
+61 3 990 54919