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Postgraduate projects

The department has a strong research team that is focused on solving problems and providing answers for industry and the wider community. The contribution of postgraduates is vital in this effort and below are examples of current postgraduate projects.


Research Topic

Muhammad Nadeem AKRAM Reducing CO2 emissions from glue gasses by developing the chemical absorption techniques
Steven AMOS Optimisation of chemical dosing strategy for algae removal via the Dissolved Air Flotation and Filtration process
Xin Xin CHEN Heterotrophically and mixotrophically grown microalgae as a feed source for the Australian aquaculture industry
Meng Nan CHONG Solar nano-photocatalytic disinfection and mineralisation of treated wastewater from sewage treatment plants (STP's)
Thana DEAWWANICH Displacement of viscoplastic fluids in eccentric annuli
Amir Ahmad FORGHANI Improved models of nanoporous carbons for greater fundamental insight and better sustainable technology
Theo KALAITZIDIS Harvesting microalgae for energy production
Gideon KUNCORO Geochemistry, Corrosion and Scaling in Hot Dry Rock Energy Extraction Systems
Chee Kuan KWEI Therapeutic potential of spirulina for the treatment of HIV
Andrew LEE Large Scale Harvesting and Extraction of Algal Lipids for Biofuels
Kan LI Environmental effects on recycled plastic composites
Ali MIRSEPAHI Process control and simulation
Sanaz ORANDI Bioremediation of Wastewaters using a Biofilm Reactor
Anne PHILCOX Elucidating the Condensed Phase Mechanisms of Brominated Flame Retardants (FRs) in Polypropylene
Ian POWRIE The Implications for Company and Institutional Strategy of the Risks Associated with the Sustainable Development of the Wine Industry
Bingyang SHI Enhancement of Gene Delivery by Exploring Novel Biodegradable and Biocompatible Cationic Polymers
Andrew WARD Anaerobic digestion of algal biomass
Kenneth YONGABI Water purification with biocoagulants and anaerobic digestion technology
Jing ZHOU Physical chemistry of the formation of copper iron sulfides under hydrothermal conditions