Meet the RDF team

Academic staff

Professor Ivan Cole

Professor of Engineering

Dr. Xiao-Bo Chen

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Paul White

Principal Research Fellow

Research fellows

Dr. Steffen Jeschke

Research Fellow

Dr. Milan Patel

Research Fellow

Dr. Rou Jun Toh

Research Fellow

Dr Hong Yin

Research Fellow

Dr Ernane de Freitas Martins

Research Fellow

Dr Haiyan Li

AFFILIATE VC Senior Research Fellow

Dr Shadi Houshyar

AFFILIATE VC Research Fellow

Dr Xiangdong Li

AFFILIATE Research Fellow

Palaniappan Nagarajan

AFFILIATE Research Fellow

PhD candidates

AFFILIATE Sabrina Beker

Research area: Nanostructures

Elias Salloum

Research area: Metal Fabrication

Kai Rui Wang

Research area: Corrosion and Inhibition

Jiajia Zhao

Research area: Nanostructures

Magdi Morks

Research area: Metal Fabrication

Jiayu Ye

Research area: Metal Fabrication

Jakeria Mohd. Rafiuddin

Research area: Corrosion and Inhibition

Asma Lamin

Research area: Corrosion and Inhibition’

Qiushi Deng

Research area: Corrosion and Inhibition

Neil Wilson

Research area: Materials Modelling

Vijay Sisarwal

Research area: Metal Fabrication

Shrinivas Kulkarni

Research area: Corrosion and Inhibition

José María Castillo Robles

Research area: Corrosion and Inhibition

AFFILIATE Subash Gautam

Research area: Metal Fabrication.

Sana Awan

Research area: Metal Fabrication.

Masters by Research candidates

Karim Gamaleldin

Research area: Corrosion and Inhibition

AFFILIATE Sun Yeang Chew

Research area: Metal Fabrication

Muhammad Azhar Shahzad

Research area: Metal Fabrication.

Felix Nugraha Lomo

Research area: Metal Fabrication

S T Tanushi De Silva

Research area: Metal Fabrication.

Ayush Ranjan

Research area: Materials Modelling

Alumni

Dr Palaniappan Nagarajan

PhD research area: Corrosion and Inhibition

Dr. Liam Ward

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Adam Truskewycz

Research Fellow

Dr. Omid Bafkar

PhD Research area: Materials Modelling

Dr. Bin Qian

PhD Research area: Nanostructures

Chathumini Samarawickrama

MRes research area: Corrosion and Inhibition

Dr. Guang Zeng

PhD research area: Metal Fabrication

Dr. Ming-Shi Song

PhD research area: Metal Fabrication

Aaqil Sameem

MRes research area: Metal Fabrication

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.