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Electrospinning of polymer nanofibrous membranes for various novel applications: from self-healing to cultural heritage restoration

Abstract of the Seminar

In this review I would present some of the most important and interesting applications of electrospun nanofibers and membranes in various applications and areas. For the past 8 years at advanced materials laboratory (AML) at Monash Malaysia we worked on different postgraduate and industrial projects using electrospining. Some of these applications and studies are:

About the Speaker - Dr Pooria Pasbakhsh

Dr Pooria Pasbakhsh is an academic at Monash University (Malaysia Campus). He obtained his PhD at University Science Malaysia (Penang) in the area of Halloysite Nanotubes (HNTs).
He has been with Monash University since 2010 and has just been promoted to Associate Professor in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the study of HNTs.

His research interest is in the development of composites reinforced by nanoparticles.

He has authored and co-authored over 80 academic papers in the area of HNT and its applications in composite materials, for biomedical engineering as well as water technology and published a book on ‘Natural Mineral Nanotubes: Properties and Applications’ (Publisher CRC Press). 

Seminar Details

Venue: Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute 
Date: 18th Dec 2018 (Tuesday)
Time: 3pm

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Dr Pooria Pasbakhsh