Name of Group Leader:A/Professor Raafat Ibrahim
Physical Address:Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia.
Phone:+61 3 99051982
Fax:+61 3 99051825
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)