ARC Nanotechnology Network
RMIT NanoBiotechnology Research Laboratory (NBRL)

RMIT NanoBiotechnology Research Laboratory (NBRL)

Name of Group Leader:

Professor Vipul Bansal  

Physical Address:

Ian Potter NanoBioSensing Facility,
School of Applied Sciences,
RMIT University
GPO Box 2476V
VIC 3001, Australia  






Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

- Biological and biomimetic synthesis of nanomaterials
- Chemical synthesis of functional colloids, biomaterials and nanostructured surfaces
- Structure-function relationship of nanomaterials
- Application of nanotechnology in optically-tunable theranostics, diagnostics, biological imaging, tissue-targeted therapy, wound healing, antimicrobials, catalysis, sensing and flexible electronics
- Real-world translation of nanotechnologies for biomedical and industrial applications  

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

Annual budget: $500,000-$1,000,000
Staff: Continuing appointments - 2; Postdoctoral Fellows - 5; PhD students: 20; Visiting fellows at any time - 3  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

- State of the art materials characterisation facilities, including microscopy and spectroscopy
- Optically-tunable platforms for wavelength specific excitation applications
- Multimode high-throughput spectrophotometers
- Full-fledged mammalian and microbiological PC2 facilities with relevant instrumentation support  



Collaboration Information


Group Websites:

RMIT NanoBiotechnology Research Facility