Deakin University - Institute for Frontier Materials


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Institute for Frontier Materials

Recognised as one of Australia’s leading materials research organisations, the Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM) fosters innovation and excellence in materials science and engineering research.

IFM was established to address some of the major challenges facing society through innovations in materials design and performance. Our aim is to develop innovative manufacturing technologies; and energy efficiency, resource and infrastructure sustainability.

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Master of Philosophy (Electromaterials)

Campus Full time Part time 2 years March 2017 Australia Wollongong Melbourne + 2 more

Would you like to discover new materials and develop smart devices to help solve some of today’s most challenging global problems? [+]

Study for a Research Masters Degree in Australia Would you like to discover new materials and develop smart devices to help solve some of today’s most challenging global problems? This is your chance. As a student in the world-first Master of Philosophy (Electromaterials) course, your study will be hands-on – discovering new materials, using cutting-edge characterisation techniques and assembling new materials into electrochemical devices for applications in clean energy, health or advanced manufacturing. You’ll be working with leading, world-renowned researchers in electromaterials through the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science. You’ll choose from a variety of unique research projects – anything from medical bionics to sustainable energy generation, robotic hands to solar water splitting and the next generation of battery designs. The Institute for Frontier Materials at Deakin University has teamed up with the University of Wollongong to offer this unique opportunity. Core units will be streamed live between the two campuses, so you get the best of both worlds. Find out more about how you can play a part in developing solutions for global issues through the Master of Philosophy (Electromaterials). Students in the M(Phil) Electromaterials will be hosted by the Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM) and work as part of a team with IFM researchers, developing innovative solutions for the clean energy, human health and next generation manufacturing industries. ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) The Federal Government funded ACES through the Australian Research Council in 2014 to turn our knowledge of materials into the next generation of ‘smart devices’ for the benefit of the community. ACES is led by the University of Wollongong and incorporates six Australian collaborators and five international partner organisations known for their expertise in materials and device fabrication. Through its network of collaborating and partner organisations, ACES has access to world-class facilities and capabilities that can help advance our research and industrial objectives. [-]


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Deakin University, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Address 75 Pigdons Road
Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216, Australia
Phone +61 3 5227 1100