Name of Group Leader:Dr Feng Li
Physical Address:Rm LZ1 17 (Parramatta north campus)
School of Science and Health
Western Sydney University
Locked Bag 1797, Penrith NSW 2751, Australia
Fax:+61 2 9685 9915
Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:Self-Assembly of Coordination Cage Systems: Host-guest chemistry and Magnetism
Metal Directed Assembly of Discrete Supramolecular Systems
Discrete Interlocked/Intertwined Supramolecular Assemblies
Conversion of Green Waste Materials to Nano-porous Materials
Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:Group Leader: Dr Feng Li
Associate Group Leader: Dr Jason Reynolds
PhD student: Daniel Fanna
Honours student: Nicholas Shepherd
Masters students: Kyle James Howard-Smith, James Robinson, Hayden Davies, Brodie Bishop, Lawrence Riley and Jamel Dib
Research Project Students: Tamara Badavi
Annual Budget: $100,000
Nanotechnology research facilities:Western Sydney University's Advanced Materials Characterisation Facility
SEM, EDS, XRM and XRD analysis
Industrial contract research
Quality Assurance and routine testing
Failure and corrosion analysis
Production "trouble-shooting" analysis
Equipment rental with or without a UWS operator.
FTIR and IR investigations
TGA-DSC-IR Analysis under varying gas atmospheres
EM probe analysis and training.
X-ray mapping and post processing of x-ray maps
Variable pressure SEM for imaging samples in their natural state (dirty and wet specimens)
Ultra high resolution scanning electron microscope imaging
X-ray microanalysis including a wide range of EDS and WDS spectral x-ray mapping and microanalysis.
SEM, EDS, XRM and XRD operator training
Confocal Bio-Imaging Facility
Bio-Medical Magnetic Resonance Facility
The Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer (SIMS) and Mass Spectrometer facilities
Next Generation Sequencing Facility
Group Websites:Group website has not been finalised and will be developed soon.
See below profiles for the group leaders.