ARC Nanotechnology Network

RMIT-Research Group on Mechano-bactericidal surfaces

RMIT-Research Group on Mechano-bactericidal surfaces

Name of Group Leader:

Dist. Prof. Elena Ivanova  

Physical Address:

RMIT – Research Group on Mechano-bactericidal surfaces



+61 (0)408 00 12 14  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

(1) Design and fabrication of nano-structured and antimicrobial surfaces
(2) Visualization of bacterial interactions with nano-structured surfaces
(3) Bacterial attachment on optical fibre surfaces
(4) Bacterial adhesion on metallic surfaces
(5) Bacterial interactions with plastic surfaces
(6) Bacterial interactions with minerals
(7) Investigation bioelectromagnetic effects  



Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

(1) People: 2 full-time academic staff, 3 Research Fellows, 7 postgraduate students
(2) Budget: about 600k per year


Nanotechnology research facilities:

The RMIT Microscopy and Microanalysis Facility (RMMF)




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