ARC Nanotechnology Network
Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design

Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design

Name of Group Leader:

Professor Tom Davis  

Physical Address:

Centre for Advanced Molecular Design
School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering
The University of NSW
NSW 2052


02 9385 4964  


02 9385 4749  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Current Research Themes:
Novel "Smart" Hybrid Organic/inorganic Nanoparticles
Nanoparticle MRI Imaging Agents: Design, Synthesis and Optimisation
Polymer Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
Self-Assembled Polymer Nanoparticles for Anicancer applications
Hyperbranched Dendrimer-Like Macromolecules for Biological Applications
New Nanostructures for siRNA Delivery and Gene Silencing

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

7 academic staff and senior researchers
9 Postdoctoral researchers
15 PhD students  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

For information regarding the research facilities available at CAMD please refer to the Centre website
see website
We also have access to the facilities of the UNSW Analytical Centre:
The UNSW NMR facility;
The UNSW Electron Microscopy Unit:  



Collaboration Information


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