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Advancing carbon fibre research

Carbon Nexus director, Derek Buckmaster has been honoured for his contribution to Australia’s place on the world stage. Mr...

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$15M R&D project a good sign for automotive industry

Carbon Revolution and Deakin University collaborate to deliver innovative and advanced manufacturing technologies for composite wheel technology for the...

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Industry collaboration targets turbines

Carbon fibre composites are set to improve the performance of wind turbines and benefit the local and global renewable...

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Opportunities

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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