Held Mondays at 1pm in room 2105 Physical Sciences unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker  Topic
1 pm Mon June 26
Room 2105 
Edwina Virgo
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University 

Understanding the methyl rotor in toluene

Virgo Abstract.pdf (PDF 77KB)  

12 pm Mon July 10
Room 2105 
Prof Paul Dastoor
University of Newcastle 

Organic Solar Cells and Solar Paint: From Benchtop to Rooftop and Beyond

Dastoor Abstract.pdf (PDF 102KB)  

12pm Mon July 17
Room 2105 
Prof Dragana Maric
Institute of Physics 

To be advised 





Daniel Wright
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University  

IR Spectral Signature Measurement in Support of Modelling & Simulation

Wright Abstract.pdf (PDF 102KB)


Dr Craig Priest
Future Industries Institute
University of South Australia  

Transport of Fluids in Microstructures

Priest Abstract.pdf (PDF 170KB)  

Assoc Professor Prashant Sonar
School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering
Queensland University of Technology 

π-Functional Organic Semiconductor Molecular Engineering for High Performance Organic Electronic Devices 

Sonar Abstract.pdf (PDF 148KB)

Dr Louis Adriaenssens
Joseph Banks Laboratories
University of Lincoln

Catalytic Routes to Polyurethanes and Structural Relatives – An Understanding-Based Approach

Adriaenssens Abstract.pdf (PDF 311KB)

Dr (Thanh) Vinh Nguyen
School of Chemistry
University of New South Wales  

Some New Synthetic Applications of “Electron-Rich
and Electron-Poor Alkenes”

Nguyen Abstract.pdf (PDF 180KB)  

Dr Yu Lin Zhong
Centre for Clean Environment and Energy
Griffith University 

Electrochemical Production of Functional Graphene with Tunable Properties

Zhong Abstract.pdf (PDF 106KB)  

Dr Goncalo Bernardes
Visiting International Research Fellow
University of Cambridge

Chemical Physiology of Protein Conjugates and Natural Products

Bernardes Abstract.pdf (PDF 243KB)  

Dr Ranjit Thapa
SRM Research Institute & Department of Physics and Nanotechnology
SRM University

Descriptor and indicator for sp2 hybridized carbon based catalyst

Thapa Abstract.pdf (PDF 125KB)  

Dr Pushpendra Kumar
Department of Physics
Manipal University

Functionalised Porous Silicon for Energy Storage Applications

Kumar Abstract.pdf (PDF 103KB)   

Professor David Jamieson
ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum, Computation and Communication Technology
School of Physics
University of Melbourne  

Quantum computer devices built from implanted single atoms

Jamieson Abstract.pdf (PDF 104KB)


Prof Kylie Catchpole
Research School of Engineering
Australian National University 

Perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells for high efficiency photovoltaics

Catchpole Abstract.pdf (PDF 79KB)  

Prof Francesca Iacopi
Faculty of Engineering & IT
University of Technology Sydney 

Graphene on Silicon: Towards the ultimate miniaturization of an IoT node

Iacopi Abstract (PDF 102KB)  

Dr Tomohiko Yamazaki
National Institute for Materials Science

Enhancement of the Immunostimulatory Activity of Natural Phosphodiester-based CpG Oligodeoxynucleotides

Yamazaki Abstract.pdf (PDF 131KB)  

Prof Thomas Nann
The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology
Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand 

How to make InP quantum dots in Australia

Nann Abstract.pdf (PDF 124KB)

Prof Philip Chan
Professor of Sustainable Chemistry
Monash University 

Exploiting the Gold Catalysed Reactivity of 1,n-Diyne Esters for Complex Molecule

PWHChan-Flinders-Abstract.pdf (PDF 231KB)

Prof Mats Andersson
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University 

Design and synthesis of pi-conjugated polymers and interlayer materials for polymer solar cells

Andersson Abstract.pdf (PDF 80KB)

Professor Philip Doble
Director Elemental Bio-Imaging
School of Mathematiacal and Physical Sciences
University of Technology, Sydney 
Bio-Imaging by laser ablation - inductively coupled plasma - mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS)  Doble Abstract (PDF 78KB)