CAMD

Prof Tom Davis
Prof Tom Davis


CURRENT POSITION

UNSW Scientia Professor
ARC Federation Fellow
Director of CAMD
School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering   
EDUCATION
  • 1983-87 Ph.D: Polymer chemistry
  • 1979-83 B.Sc.(Hons) First Class: Applied Chemistry University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, England

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • 1993 Scientia Professor (since 2003) University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. School of Chemical Engineering & Industrial Chemistry  
  • 1992 Senior Research Scientist ICI Chemicals & Polymers. Acrylics R&T Group. Runcorn, UK
  • 1992 Postdoctoral Fellow University of Waterloo, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Ontario, Canada

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES (MEMBER OF)
  • 1998 The Royal Society of Chemistry.(RSC)
  • 1988 IUPAC Working Party on free-radical polymerisation.  
  • 1993 American Chemical Society.(ACS)
  • 1993 The Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI)  
  • 1993 Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) NSW Polymer Branch [Committee Member]
  • 1994 RACI National Polymer Division Standing Committee (PDSC)  
  • 1995 Advisory Editorial Board of Journal Of Macromolecular Science - Reviews
  • 1996 International Advisory Editorial Board of Journal of Materials Chemistry  
  • 1997 Treasurer NSW RACI Industrial Chemistry Division  
  • 2001 Chair of the RACI Polymer Division
  • 2002 Advisory Editorial Board of Macromolecules
  • 2002 Editorial Board of the Australian Journal of Chemistry  
  • 2003 Editorial Board - Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE & INTERESTS
  • Polymers for Biotechnology applications
  • Free radical polymerisation kinetics
  • New synthetic routes to macromolecules
  • Enzymatic synthesis
  • Molecular modelling of polymerisation reactions
  • Hydrogels, biomaterials & biocompatibility
  • Membrane fabrication and degradation
  • Molecular weight analysis (multi-detector GPC and MALDI-TOF-MS)

AWARDS
  • 2000 ESSO Award for Innovation in Industrial Chemistry
  • 2002-6 Australian Professorial Fellowship
  • 2003-7 UNSW Scientia Professorship
  • 2003 RACI Polymer Division Citation
  • 2004 HG Smith Medal
  • 2005 CRC Chairman's award
  • 2005 ARC Federation Fellowship

CONTACT DETAILS
Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design
School of Chemical Engineering
The University of New South Wales
UNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052
Australia

P: +61 2 9385 4371
F: +61 2 9385 6250
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Newsflash

See the latest articles recently accepted for publication, on the Research page

NEW !!
Postdoctoral Research Associate position (posted 16/07/14)
 
see details

CAMD Seminar Series 2014
4:00pm on Wednesdays
in 320A - F10
(Chemical Sciences Bldg)

 CAMD Lecture Series

NEXT:
Monday 4 August at 11am
Professor Robert Prud'homme
Princeton University - USA
Scaleable Polymeric Nanoparticle Formation...
see details

NEWS
*Two Innovation Awards finalists*
A/Prof Cyrille Boyer and team
Dr Stuart Thickett and team
(posted 18/07/14)

* New Linkage Grant *
for Prof Zetterlund
and Dr Thickett
(posted 27/06/14)



 


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