Platform Technologies Research Institute
The Institute is noted for its excellent achievements through participation in Commonwealth Government Cooperative Research Centres, State Government Centres of Excellence, Australian Research Council Grant Schemes and joint activities with industry, community and government.
Using a whole-of-system approach, our cross-disciplinary research investigates the integration of smart materials and systems into technology platforms to address industry’s future needs.
We are improving aged care, predicting severe weather events and optimising logistics, energy and data networks. Our nanotechnology is boosting drug delivery and fuel cells, and our smart cricket balls are helping bowlers take wickets.
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Our annual reports featuring key activities and outcomes.
- RMIT lights up for Diwali 14/11/2014For the fifth consecutive year, RMIT students and staff have celebrated Diwali, the Indian festival of light.
- Researchers make finals of Australian Innovation Challenge 14/11/2014A team of RMIT researchers are finalists in The Australian Innovation Challenge for their work on weather prediction and climate monitoring.
- Patrolling the cyber frontier 10/11/2014Traditional attacks such as bombings and plane hijackings could become a thing of the past, as terrorism finds a new focus.
- Unified distributed algorithm for non-cooperative games 04/12/2014Lecture by Professor Jong-Shi Pang, Epstein Family Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Southern California.