ARC Nanotechnology Network
University of Queensland - Chemical Engineering - Rufford Group

University of Queensland - Chemical Engineering - Rufford Group

Name of Group Leader:

Tom Rufford  

Physical Address:

Building 74
School of Chemical Engineering
The University of Queensland  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Carbon nanomaterials and porous materials
Supercapcitor electrodes
Cathode materials for electrochemical CO2 reduction
Clay minerals in coal seam gas wells
Wetting of carbon surfaces and coal cleats  

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

My lab is just a small part of the nanotechnology related research conducted in the UQ School of Chemical Engineering. Typically my team has working on nano related projects:
2 postdoc fellows
5 PhD students
up to 4 Master of Engineering thesis students a semester
up to 3 Bachelor of engineering thesis students a semester  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

Microfluidic flow cells for wetting studies
Beckman Coulter Counter particle size analyser
Electrochemical workstations and flow cell electrolysers  



Collaboration Information


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