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Research Seminar Programme

  • 2019 Speakers and Topics

    Date Venue Time Speaker/Association Title


    Napier G03 LT 1:00-2:00pm A/Prof Satoshi Utsunomiya
    Department of Chemistry
    Kyushu University
    Caesium-rich micro-particles: A window into the meltdown events at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FDNPP)
    05/04 Napier G03 LT 1:00-2:00pm Dr Max Zanin
    University of South Australia /
    University of Adelaide
    Sustainable mineral processing: Future challenges for the mining industry
    03/05 Napier G03 1:00-2:00pm Ms Alex Kingsbury
    Additive manufacturing in process engineering – Technical presentation followed by a Tour of Adelaide University 3D Printing Facility
    10/05 Napier G03 LT 1:00-2:00pm Prof Woo-Seok Choe
    Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) & Sungkyun Advanced Institute of Nanotechnology (SAINT)
    Republic of South Korea
    Biomolecular recognition as an enabling technology
    24/05 Napier G03 LT 1:00-2:00pm Mr Gerard La Fontaine
    Adelaide Enterprise,
    The University of Adelaide
    IP101 – IP Patent protection for innovative projects
    31/05 Napier G03 LT 1:00-2:00pm Mr Francois Duvenage
    Adelaide Enterprise,
    The University of Adelaide
    Are you ready for commercialization?
    05/07 Napier G04 LT 1:00-2:00pm Prof Nam-Trung Nguyen
    Griffith University
    Liquid marbles as a digital, microfluidic lab-on-a-chip, platform
    09/08 Napier G04 LT 1:00-2:00pm Prof Chris McConville
    RMIT University, Melbourne
    Quantized electron accumulation at semiconducting
    13/09 Meet at: 10  Pulteney St 1:30-2:30pm

    The University of Adelaide
    (Mr Morgan Hunter)

    Tour of facilities

    Tours depart: 1:30pm & 2:00pm

    20/09 Napier G04 LT 1:00-2:00pm A/Prof Tak W. Kee
    Department of Chemistry
    The University of Adelaide
    Making two triplets from one singlet exciton - Singlet fission yield of TIPS-pentacene in a polymer matrix
    27/09 Napier G04 LT 1:00-2:00pm Prof Roland Stauber
    Department of Nanobiomedicine, 
    University Medical Center of Mainz
    Small meets smaller: Nanomaterial-microbe crosstalk - physicochemical principles and patho biological consequences
    04/10 Napier G04 LT 1:00-2:00pm Prof Pavel Bedrikovetski
    Australian School of Petroleum
    The University of Adelaide
    Colloidal-nano transport in porous media: Laboratory and multi-scale physics and technologies
    29/11 Napier G04 LT 1:00-2:00pm Ms Alessandra Vizza
    Reactor Technologies, Corning SAS, Avon, France
    Upgrading production with safe technology in advanced-flow reactors for continuous manufacturing
    TBA Napier G04 LT 1:00-2:00pm Dr Mohammad Ziar Rahman
    Visiting Research Scholar, The University of Adelaide
    Uppsala University, Sweden

    Prof Robert Falconer
    The University of Adelaide





Ingenuity 2019 - congratulations to our winners

This week we saw a vibrant and impressive display of our student projects at Ingenuity 2019. Filling the exhibition halls of the Adelaide Convention Centre we welcomed over 5000 attendees, from school students to members of industry. 



Job opportunity: Capgemini Graduate Program 2020

Global business organisation Capgemini are seeking computer science and engineering students for graduate roles commencing in February 2020, applications close 1 November.



Student group takes home Chemeca 2019 award

On Tuesday 1 October, our 2018 Level 4 Plant Design student group won the 2019 IChemE Australasian Design Prize valued at AUD$5,000. The Australasian Design Prize recognises the outstanding Final Year Design Project from New Zealand and Australian University Chemical Engineering Departments.



ECMS researchers recognised by The Australian

Congratulations to our ECMS researchers who have been named in The Australian, on the Early Achievers Leaderboard and the Lifetime Achievement Leaderboard: Stars of Research.



Graduation applications now open!

If you intend to graduate in the Semester 2, 2019 Conferral Round with a ceremony in April/May 2020, please check your application status in Access Adelaide now!



Up for a challenge?

Try the Dassault Systèmes international contests to test your skills! 



The John Crampton Travelling Scholarship 2020

Apply today if you are intending to undertake postgraduate study in the areas of architecture or engineering in a country other than Australia. Applications close 30 September.



Closing soon - STEM Cadetship Program

Applications close 11 September: Are you currently studying an undergraduate degree in: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), photography or imaging? Read on to find out more about the Department of Defence STEM Cadetship.



Call for papers: Emergent practice in cybersecurity

We are seeking proposals for chapters from any disciplines dealing with the interdisciplinary boundaries of cyber risk as it applies to business.



Applications open: Engineers Without Borders

There are $3000 New Colombo Plan grants now available for engineering students who apply to undertake their practical experience in Cambodia, Nepal and Timor-Leste, applications close 8 September 2019.