Director ARC NanoComm Hub
9:10 AM CASE STUDY (RFDD & RIC): Inside the Nanocomm Hub: Pioneering Research into Nano-Materials to Deliver Innovation to Australia’s Construction Sector
Inaugurated in 2016, the Nanocomm Hub was an initiative funded by the ARC and Industry partners to provide a platform for multidisciplinary teams to leave the advancement of construction materials. In this session, Professor Wenhui, Director of the Nanocomm Hub will highlight the design and space management of the facility that have supported collaboration across 13 different universities and 48 industry partners.
- Early successes resulting in over 50 PhD students and 6 patents
- Major challenges in aligning the dynamics between industry and university groups
- Metrics used to analyse success of research to inform future investments in facility expansion