ARC Nanotechnology Network
Monash University Nano Mechanics Group

Monash University Nano Mechanics Group

Name of Group Leader:

A/Professor Raafat Ibrahim  

Physical Address:

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia.  

Mailing Address:

N/A  

Phone:

+61 3 99051982  

Fax:

+61 3 99051825  

Email:

Raafat.Ibrahim@eng.monash.edu.au  

Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Characterization of nano machining operation with nanoindenter, atomic force microscope, scanning electron microscope.
Characterization of nano composites
Investigation of interfacial fracture toughness of thin films using a novel method.
Fatigue properties of nano coatings.
 

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

1 full-time academic staff, 2 full time research scientist, and 4 postgraduate students.  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

1. Nano indenter
2. Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
3. Scanning electron Microscope (SEM)
4. Tunnelling Electron Microscope (TEM)  

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