Platform Technologies Research Institute
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.
PTRI has brought together the best researchers from across RMIT’s science and engineering areas to address large-scale trans-disciplinary research problems.
RMIT Platform Technologies Research Institute focuses on research providing industry and society with solutions to complex technical challenges and developing technology platforms for the future.
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The latest innovations and research in the area of fluid mechanics were showcased at the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference at RMIT.
Smart Heart necklace combines medicine and design
RMIT researchers from art, design and engineering are collaborating on the development of an innovative cardiac monitoring necklace.
RMIT lights up for Diwali
For the fifth consecutive year, RMIT students and staff have celebrated Diwali, the Indian festival of light.
Exploring the Synthesis and Applications of Graphene
Presented by Professor Richard B Kaner, as part of the Platform Technologies Research Institute and School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series.
Semiconductor Metal Oxides for Photoelectrochemical Energy Conversion
Platform Technologies Research Institute research seminar presented by Professor Lianzhou Wang, Research Director of Nanomaterials Centre, University of Queensland.