Name of Group Leader:Prof. Irina V. Belova
Physical Address:School of Engineering
The University of Newcastle
Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:Theory of the stability and synthesis of hollow nanoparticles.
Theory of internal oxidation of Ag/Mg alloys to form nano-sized oxide inclusions.
Theory of electrical conductivity in nano-composites.
Theory of Ag nanoclusters formation in silver containing glass.
Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:Two members of academic staff (Level E)
Two postdoctoral fellows (Level B)
One postgraduate student
One technical officer (computational)
Annual grant income(ARC) is $0.75M of which roughly a third is devoted to nanotechnology.