Dr Cameron Shearer

Academic Status

College of Science and Engineering

place Biological Sciences (211)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

After obtaining my PhD in 2012 from Flinders University I joined the group of Prof. Dr. Dominik Eder at the University of Muenster where I worked on the fabrication, characterisation and photocatlytic properties of nanocarbon-hybrid materials. After 2 years in Germany I returned to Flinders University to take up a 1 year joing Industry project with Flinders University and PMB defence engineering. Currently I am employed on an ARC discovery project to prepare novel photovoltaics using carbon nanotubes.

Qualifications
  • Bsc Nanotechnology (Honours) 2007
  • Doctor of Philosophy 2011
Honours, awards and grants

2012 South Australian PhD Research Excellence award (AUD $10,000) for best PhD Thesis in Physcial Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering
2008-2011 Australian postgraduate award (APA) scholarshop for PhD stipend
2011 Appeared on television program "Scope," new materials episode
2010 Featured in newspaper article "Extremely small science", The Advertiser pg. 66, 8/6/2010
2009 Poster prize (€500), Euromembrane conference, Montpellier, France
2009 ARNAM student scholarhip for collaborative research (AUD $3,500) to visit the University of Bath, UK
2008 3rd Prize (AUD $250), poster competition at The Australian Research Council Network for Advanced Materials Conference, Geelong
2007 Chancellor's Letter of Commendation
2007 1st Class Honours

Key responsibilities

Carbon nanotube and graphene research for energy storage and conversion

Research expertise
Materials engineering
Nanotechnology
Surface science
Research interests
I am interested in the applying nanotechnology and surface science to solve socially relevant problems. My current research is focused on solar cells and rechargeable batteries.
Publications
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