Research in the field of nanotechnology from the Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne.


Muthupandian Ashokkumar     Cutting-edge research in the areas of ultrasonics and sonochemistry, including fundamental aspects of acoustic cavitation.

Evan Bieske     Optical spectroscopy and MS of trapped nanoparticles, fluorescent nanoparticles, single particle spectroscopy, IR of charged complexes and clusters, molecular anions, photodissociation spectroscopy.

Colette Boskovic     Synthesis and study of molecular magnets and switchable metal complexes.

Robert Lamb     Fundamental studies of nanomaterials, nanostructuring of advanced materials and materials characterisation.

Paul Mulvaney     Nanostructured materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, nanomechanics, AFM, waveguides, ellipsometry, fluorescence, surface plasmon spectroscopy, single particle spectroscopy, exciton emission, plasmonics.

Alessandro Soncini     Theoretical chemistry for molecular modelling.

Georgina Such     Polymer chemistry, materials science and nanomedicine.

Research centres

ARC CoE for Exciton Science
Researching better ways to manipulate the way light energy is absorbed, transported and transformed in advanced molecular materials.

Research in this area is conducted in the School of Chemistry.