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Research and Development

Fibre Reinforced Plastics and Textiles

Energy Harvesting Through Wearable Fabrics and Through Flows (commenced 2010 – ongoing)

Light Weight Sports Helmets (June 2014 – December 2014)
Industry contract sponsored by META

Energy Harvesting in Fabrics Using Piezoelectric Transducers (Janurary 2010 – December 2013)
ARC Grant with RMIT University

High Temperature Resistant Landing Pads For Air Jet Crafts (2013)
Industry Contract Sponsored by DSDBI

Ultra Breathable and Conformable Materials as Extremity Armour Protection (2008 – 2013)
DMTC participant sponsored by FCST

DSTO (2008 -2013)
Selective Contracts With DSTO

Developing Areas of Interest

  • Flexible Super capacitors
  • IT integration
  • Multifunctional textiles and composites
  • “Sensitised” : Electrical, Electronical, Biological- Chemical,etc.
  • Super-light fabrics and composites
  • 3D fabrics for medical applications
  • Natural fibre (flax, hemp, kenaf)  reinforced plastics and natural resin materials