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MMFI Seed Grant 2022

- Applications Open: earlier Jan 2023


MMFI Seed Grant 2021 - Award Projects


1. Concept Design of a Real-Time & On-Site Agricultural Commodity Market Classification System

Chief Investigator: Professor Charles Christopher Sorrell, School of Materials Science and Engineering

Partner Investigator: A/Professor Juno Kim, School of Optometry and Vision Science; Dr Nicholas Lambropoulos, School of Materials Science and Engineering


2. A multidisciplinary testing environment for novel ultrasound transducer technology

Chief Investigator: Professor Alec Welsh, School of Women's and Children's Health

Partner Investigator: Dr Gordon Stevenson, School of Women's and Children's Health; A/Professor Danyang Wang, School of Materials Science and Engineering


3. 3D Printing of Highly Ordered Porous Gas-Diffusive Electrodes for Hydrogen Production

Chief Investigator: Professor Chuan Zhao, School of Chemistry

Partner Investigator: A/Professor Danyang Wang, School of Materials Science and Engineering


4. Coloured glass for high-efficiency vehicle integrated solar modules

Chief Investigator: Dr Yajie (Jessica) Jiang, School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering (SPREE)

Partner Investigator: Dr Jack Yang, School of Materials Science and Engineering


5. Graphene/Copper composite wire technology: translating discovery into application

Chief Investigator: Professor John Fletcher, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

Partner Investigator: Dr Jack Yang, School of Materials Science and Engineering


6. 3D Printing of Silica Photonic Fibres

Chief Investigator: Professor Gang-Ding Peng, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

Partner Investigator: Professor Liming Dai, School of Chemical Engineering

MMFI Seed Grant 2020 - Award Projects


1. FAST AND RELIABLE DETECTION OF COVID-19 BY MONOLAYER TRANSITION METAL DICHALCOGENIDES FIELD EFFECTS TRANSISTOR

Chief Investigator: A/Prof. John Stride, Chemistry

Partner Investigator: Dr Rakesh Joshi Materials Science & Engineering


2. Ultra-sensitive polymer hydrogel strain sensors for respiration monitoring of COVID-19 patients

Chief Investigator: Dr Jiangtao (Jason) Xu, Chemical Engineering / CAMD

Partner Investigator: Prof. Chun Wang, Mech & Manufacturing Engineering


3. Development of portable high-resolution 2D phased array ultrasonic transducers for evaluation of COVID-19 infection and recovery

Chief Investigator: A/Prof Danyang Wang, Materials Science and Engineering

Partner Investigator: Dr Jin Zhang, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering


4.Development of novel and sustainable geopolymer materials for building elements

Chief Investigator: Dr Gloria Pignatta, Built Environment & Dr Riccardo Paolini Built Environment

Partner Investigator: Professor Charles Sorrell & Dr Pramod Koshy, School of Materials Science and Engineering


5. Solid Catalysts for Solar thermal Ammonia Synthesis – Exploring the Uncharted Territory of Ternary Oxides

Chief Investigator: Dr Jack Yang, Material Science and Engineering

Partner Investigator: Dr Jiangtao (Jason) Xu, Chemical Engineering


6. Navigation and Localisation based on IoT

Chief Investigator: Prof. Jinhong Yuan, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

Partner Investigator: Dr Jack Yang, Materials Science and Engineering