This team of creative scientists and engineers is exploring new ways to develop applications of graphene and other 2D materials. Team leader A/Prof Rakesh Joshi is currently leading 5 industry-sponsored research projects on developing graphene-based products for industrial applications. A/Prof Joshi has more than $1.6 million of industry funding as Principal investigator (Lead Chief Investigator) and over $4 million as Chief Investigator (CI) on ARC projects. This team was the finalist (with Sydney Water) for NSW Water Award (Australian Water Association) in Research Excellence Category.
Major Industry Partners: Sydney Water, Baxter Healthcare and Vesi Water
Group Leader Rakesh Joshi is an Associate Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering. Before joining UNSW, Dr Joshi was a Marie Curie International Fellow with Nobel Laureate Sir Andre Geim at the University of Manchester. He has a PhD in Semiconductor Nanotechnology from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. Joshi is among a select group of researchers who have been awarded each of the world’s most prestigious relevant International Research Fellowships; the JSPS Invitation Fellowship, the Humboldt Fellowship and the Marie Curie International Fellowship.
Science (2014); Nature Communications (2022); Materials Today (2021, 2011); Advanced Materials (2020); ACS Nano (2021); Applied Materials Today (2015); Chemical Science (2018, 2016); Green Chemistry (2018); Carbon (8 papers- 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020); Materials Today Chemistry (2019, 2020); Journal of Membrane Science (2019); Applied Physics Letters ( 5 papers- 2006, 2008, 2009); Nanotechnology (6 papers); Advanced Materials Interfaces (4 papers- 2018, 2019, 2020); Journal of Physical Chemistry (6 papers); Nanoscale (2016, 2018).
Joshi's lab has multiple lab-scale membranes fabrication and testing facilities, industrial-scale membranes fabrication and testing facilities, and access to state-of-the-art facilities at UNSW Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre.
Contact: +61(02) 90659731