Research Projects

Project Code UQ Supervisor IITD Supervisor Research Themes Title Student Type (i/a) Keywords Discipline Status
UQIDAR 00104 Professor Darren Martin, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) Professor Mangala Joshi, Department of Textile Technology TT Polymer Nanocomposites for Advanced Gas Barrier Applications i/a nanotechnology, nanocomposite, gas barrier, advanced manufacturing materials science, chemistry, chemical engineering, composites Position Filled - Siddhant Varshney
UQIDAR 00113 Dr Sangeeta Prakash, Agriculture and Food Sciences Professor Jatindra Kumar, Rural development and Technology TT, TS Designing functionalised sweetmeat through 3D food printing i 3 dimensional printing, dairy, extrusion, desiccated milk solids food engineering, chemical engineering, food science & technology, physical chemistry, Position Filled - Mohammad Bareen
UQIDAR 00121 Professor Linda Lua, UQ Protein Expression Facility Professor Anurag Rathore, Biopharmaceutical Technology HA Transitioning to integrated continuous downstream bioprocess for vaccine manufacturing i bioprocess, therapeutic agents, vaccine, industry focused projects chemical engineering Position Filled - Manya Mittal
UQIDAR 00124 Professor George Zhao, School of Chemical Engineering Professor Upadhyayula Sreedevi, Department of Chemical Engineering RE, TT, TS Rational Design of highly efficient solar light driven photocatalysts for CO2 conversion to fuels i/a solar energy, carbon dioxide, photocatalysis, clean fuel, catalyst chemical engineering, chemistry, chemical technology, catalysis Student Required
UQIDAR 00125 Professor George Zhao, School of Chemical Engineering Professor Upadhyayula Sreedevi, Department of Chemical Engineering RE, TT Conversion of carbon dioxide to gasoline-range fuels using hierarchical zeolite catalysts i/a fuels, carbon dioxide, heterogeneous catalysis, hierarchical zeolite, kinetics, mechanism chemical engineering, chemistry, nanomaterials Student Required
UQIDAR 00159 Professor George Zhao, School of Chemical Engineering Prof. K.K. Pant, Department of Chemical Engineering TT Non-oxidative catalytic conversion of methane into aromatics over metal impregnated hierarchical zeolite i heterogeneous catalysis, methane dehydroaromatization, hierarchical zeolite, intracrystalline mesopores catalysis, chemical engineering, reaction engineering, zeolite synthesis Position Filled - Deepti Mishra
UQIDAR 00160 Dr Pratheep Kumar Annamalai, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) Professor K.K Pant, Department of Chemical Engineering RE, TT Unlocking the potential of lignocellulose plant waste for value added polymer industries, through an integrated biorfinery approach i/a note: i-students must have own scholarship to apply (CSIR, UCG-NET, etc) bio-refinery, nanotechnology, advanced manufacturing, insulation foam and coating materials chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science/engineering, polymer science/engineering Student Required
UQIDAR 00163 Professor Glen Corder, Sustainable Minerals Institute Professor K.K. Pant, Department of Chemical Engineering TT Recovery of Metals from Electronic Waste and Scale-up of the Developed Process i electronic waste, leaching, metal recovery, economic analysis metallurgy, chemical engineering, chemistry, electrochemistry Position Filled - Ahmad Tabish
UQIDAR 00164 Professor Suresh Bhatia, School of Chemical Engineering Professor Shantanu Roy, Department of Chemical Engineering TT Understanding the mechanism of particle fragmentation, attrition, and agglomeration during coal and/or biomass gasification i gasification, fluidized bed, mathematical modeling in chemical engineering, coal, agglomeration, clean coal technologies, co2 abatement chemical engineering, cfd, mechanical engineering, physics Student Required
UQIDAR 00171 Professor Debra Bernhardt, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) Associate Professor M. Ali Haider, Department of Chemical Engineering TT Rational Design of Materials for Energy Applications i/a material design, computational screening, nanotechnology, dft, md chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, material science and engineering, nanotechnology Student Required
UQIDAR 00172 Professor George Zhao, School of Chemical Engineering Associate Professor Pravin Ingole, Department of Chemistry TT Electrospun textile materials modified with metal oxide nanoparticles for electrochemical capacitor applications i/a note: i-students must have own scholarship to apply (CSIR, UCG-NET, etc) nanomaterials, flexible electrochemical capacitors, materials science, electrospinning physical chemistry, physics, materials science and engineering, chemical engineering Student Required
UQIDAR 00181 Dr Zyta Ziora, Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) Professor Kamal K Pant, Department of Chemical Engineering RE, TT Development of Biobased Silver Nano-Particles for Application as Wastewater Disinfectant i/a note: i-students must have own scholarship to apply (CSIR, UCG-NET, etc) silver, nanoparticles, antimicrobial, water disinfectant inorganic chemistry, chemical engineering, microbiology Student Required