Researcher

Dr John Elliott Daniels

My Expertise

Application of high-energy x-ray scattering techniques to the study of functional and mechanical properties of materials, in particular, electro-ceramics, application of advanced neutron and x-ray scattering techniques for multi-length-scale functional and structural materials analysis and design.

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Biography

John Daniels is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering.  He was awarded his PhD in 2007 from the School of Physics at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia for work in the field of time-resolved neutron scattering in ferroelectric materials.  He spent three years as a postdoctoral researcher within the Structure of Materials group at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble,...view more

Biography

John Daniels is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering.  He was awarded his PhD in 2007 from the School of Physics at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia for work in the field of time-resolved neutron scattering in ferroelectric materials.  He spent three years as a postdoctoral researcher within the Structure of Materials group at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France.  During this time he specialized in the application of high-energy x-ray scattering techniques to the study of functional and mechanical properties of materials.  His current research is in the application of advanced neutron and x-ray scattering techniques for multi-length-scale functional and structural materials analysis and design.

 

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW (Jan 2016 onwards)
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW (Jul 2012 - Dec 2015)
  • Lecturer, School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW (Jan 2010 - Jul 2012)
  • Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering Research Fellow (Jan 2010 - Jan 2015)
  • Post doctoral researcher, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France (Jan 2007 – Dec 2009)

Education

  • BSc. Monash University (2003)
  • PhD Monash University (2007)

 

Research Contributions

  • Actuation mechanisms in electro-ceramic materials
  • Local atomic ordering in disordered materials
  • Advanced x-ray and neutron diffraction characterisation techniques
  • Structural materials for the nuclear energy industry
  • Electro-mechanics of biological materials

Teaching Contributions

  • MATS1101: Introduction to Materials Science and Chemistry
  • MATS2004: Mechanical Behaviour of Materials
  • MATS4004: Fracture Mechanics and Failure Analysis
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Location

School of Materials Science and Engineering
University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
Materials Science and Engineerign Building (E10)
Room 338

Contact

+61 2 9385 5607
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