ARC Nanotechnology Network
University of Newcastle Surfaces and Colloids

University of Newcastle Surfaces and Colloids

Name of Group Leader:

Professor Erica Wanless  

Physical Address:

Newcastle Institute of Energy and Resources
Building C
University of Newcastle
Callaghan NSW 2308  


02 4033 9355  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Smart polymer coatings with tunable pH, salt or temperature response
Specific ion effects in polymer brush coatings
Particle stabilised fluid interfaces - experiments & discrete element modelling
Polymer and surfactant adsorption - competitive and cooperative effects

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

2 continuing academics, 1 postdoctoral fellow, 5 PhD students, 1 honours student, 2 undergraduate research students  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

Atomic force microscopes, light scattering, surface  



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