ARC Nanotechnology Network
University of Adelaide, Polymer and Advanced Materials Groups_Sheng Dai

University of Adelaide, Polymer and Advanced Materials Groups_Sheng Dai

Name of Group Leader:

Associate Professor Sheng Dai  

Physical Address:

School of Chemical Engineering
Engineering North Building
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005


(61) 8 8313 1015  


(61) 8 83134373  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Our typical research activities include:
(1) Synthesis, physics and applications of macromolecules
(2) Silica and titania nanoparticles for advanced applications in water-treatment
(3) Quantum dots (QD) and their applications in biological detection and solar energy
(4) Lanthanide nanoparticles for early-stage cancer detection and bio-imaging
(5) Gold nanoparticles and surface enhanced Raman scattering
(6) Self-assemble monolayers and self-assembly
(7) Gene and drug delivery
(8) Tissue engineering  

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

The research team has 2 postdocs and more than 10 PhD students.
The reserch grant from ARC DP is about 1.3 million dolloars.
Functional Polymers, Colloids and Emulsions
Tissue Engineering  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

Hydrothermal Synthesis, vacuum manifolds for polymer synthesis, dynamic light scattering, high speed centrifuge, vacuum evaporator, freeze dryer, flow cytometer, rheometer, XRD, contact angle, Raman microscope, Fluorescence spectrophotometer, HPLC, GPC, etc.  



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