ARC Nanotechnology Network
Dr Pratheep K Annamalai

Dr Pratheep K Annamalai

 
Materials Engineer

POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITE MATERIALS GROUP Building 75, Level 4 E Cnr of Cooper & College roads Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia


Research Group: Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology - MARTIN group
 
Webpage: http://researchers.uq.edu.au/researcher/2859
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Phone: +61733463861
 
 

Current Research Activities

� Polymer nanocomposites Clay reinforced polymer nanocomposites: formulation, processing, characterisation and industrial applications (e.g. insulation, barrier sheets, golf balls, seals and durable materials) Current focus: Polyurethanes and acrylics Commercialisation through TenasiTech Pty Ltd (www.tenasitech.com) � Biobased materials * Cellulosic materials (cellulose nanocrystals, nanocomposites) * Nanoparticles filled biopolymeric materials including polysaccharides and natural oils * Materials from indigenous biomass (Spinifex) � Materials / Polymer characterisation * Spectroscopic and chromatographic measurements * Mechanical, thermal and morphological analysis