RMIT Node leader - Associate Professor Brant Gibson
Brant is an experimentalist with wide-ranging research interests across fluorescent nanoprobes, photonics, hybrid integration and microscopy. He co-leads the Illuminate science theme within the CNBP.
Research officer - Dr Antony Orth
Antony is a CNBP Research Fellow, specializing in optical imaging technology development. His research interests include computational imaging, fluorescence microscopy and micro-optics fabrication.
VC Research Fellow - Dr Philipp Reineck
Philipp is a Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellow at RMIT University in Melbourne and an associate investigator of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics. He graduated in Physics from the University of Munich (LMU) and received his PhD in Materials Engineering from Monash University in 2014. His research interests span many areas including biophysics, fluorescent nanomaterials, plasmonics, nanoparticle chemistry and self-assembly, nano-photonics and bioimaging. His current focus is the development of fluorescent nanomaterials for imaging and sensing applications and understanding the optical properties of carbon-based nanomaterials.
Research Officer - Dr. Amanda Abraham
Staff with student. Image courtesy of the College of Science, Engineering and Health. Amanda is a CNBP Research Fellow and a Cell Biologist. She is interested in understanding cellular interactions with nanomaterials, with the aim to develop nanoformulations for bio-imaging and bio-sensing applications.
PhD student - Nafisa Zohora
Nafista has expertise in nano-materials synthesis, sensing and their characterisation including using HRTEM, SEM, FIB, XPS, AES, XRD, FTIR and RAMAN.
Masters student - Ashleigh Heffernan
Ashleigh's areas of research include diamond, photonics, nanolithography, light-matter interaction at the nanoscale, electron microscopy and confocal microscopy.