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Research Environment

As part of the Institute of Frontier Materials at Deakin University, the Carbon Nexus research facility provides a world-class research environment for researchers from academia and industry.

The facility is located at the Waurn Ponds campus of Deakin University in Geelong, Australia.

On-site support for researchers includes access to the advanced infrastructure of Deakin University:

  • Outstanding ICT infrastructure with wifi and wired internet access
  • Hot-desks are available to researchers 24 hours a day
  • A healthy non-smoking environment
  • Support from eResearch services is available to organise your data and access it anytime, share your findings with others and find new opportunities with research projects in Australia or overseas

Several cafés and restaurants on the campus offer an excellent range of food and catering services.

Car parking is available immediately adjacent to the Carbon Nexus facility, with an on-line payment system. A free car-park is located 500 metres from the facility. Transport to and from the campus is available by shuttle-bus to Deakin’s Waterfront campus and the Geelong railway station.


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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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