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Deakin partners with Vestas to advance composites science

Deakin University will partner with leading wind energy solution provider, Vestas, to improve the compressive strength of carbon fibre...

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Wet spinning line launch

Carbon Nexus has increased its research and production capabilities with the installation of the only polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor wet...

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Future of carbon fibre is here

Thanks to breakthrough Deakin research, the University and LeMond Composites have joined forces in a $58 m deal to...

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PhD positions

Students can apply at any time for PhD studies at the Institute for Frontier Materials. For information about projects available in the fields of composites and carbon fibre research, contact Professor Russell Varley 


Research

Our researchers work closely with industry on a range of projects, including … Our collaborators include industrial partners from nine countries and research partners, including University of Queensland, CSIRO ….

Carbon Nexus is part of the $4.7 million ARC Future Fibres Hub with our industry partners Carbon Revolution and Quickstep Automotive Pty Ltd to develop advanced carbon fibres and nanofibres to support more sustainable and advanced manufacturing.


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Carbon Nexus is a purpose-built research facility designed to accommodate the diverse needs of international manufacturing organisations that require the cost-effective resolution of carbon fibre-related projects.

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