ARC Nanotechnology Network
RMIT University, Materials Modelling and Simulation Group

RMIT University, Materials Modelling and Simulation Group

Name of Group Leader:

Prof. Irene Yarovsky  

Physical Address:

Materials Modelling and Simulation Group
Applied Physics
RMIT University
Building 14, Level 6
414-418 Swanston St.
VIC 3000

Mailing Address:

Applied Physics
RMIT University
GPO Box 2476V
VIC 3001


+61 3 9925 2571  


+61 3 9925 5290  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

New nanomaterials for hydrogen storage
Polymer coatings with special properties
Nanoscale surface modification of polymers
Design of organic/inorganic hybrid materials
Design of reagents for improved minerals extraction
Structure and properties of nanoporous carbonaceous solids
Theoretical Modelling of Protein interactions with modified surfaces
Design and synthesis of transparent conducting metal oxides
Theoretical investigation of adhesion of iron surfaces  

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

6 Research Fellows
5 PhD Students
2 ongoing ARC Discovery grants
2 ongoing ARC Linkage grants
1 CSIRO Flagship grant
2 industry grants  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

High performance computing facilities

Materials simulation software:
Electronic structure methods
Classical molecular mechanics and dynamics
Monte Carlo methods  



Collaboration Information


Group Websites:

RMIT University - School of Applied Sciences - Materials Modelling and Simulation Group