Joint Projects of the Bayreuth-Melbourne Colloid/Polymer Network
Successfully established projects within our Bayreuth-Melbourne Colloid/Polymer Network
- Alexander-von-Humboldt FellowshipHide
“Enhanced Hot Carrier Extraction by Plasmonic Resonances” by Charlene Ng (Group of Daniel Gomez) and the Prof. Andreas Fery as Host.
- ARC Centre of Exciton ScienceHide
This ARC Centre of Exciton Science aims to manipulate the way light energy is absorbed, transported and transformed in advanced molecular materials. The research programme spans high-throughput computational screening, single molecule photochemistry and ultrafast spectroscopy and embraces innovative outreach and commercial translation activities. The Centre plans to capture the knowledge generated as new intellectual property, materials processing know-how, and through the creation of new employment opportunities. The expected outcomes and benefits include new Australian technologies in solar energy conversion, energy-efficient lighting and displays, security labelling and optical sensor platforms for defence.
Funding: $31.85 million over 7 years (~21,4 Mio €)
Centre Director: Professor Paul Mulvaney
Administering Organisation: The University of Melbourne
7 members from the Melbourne-Bayreuth Polymer /Colloid network participate:
- Prof. Dr. Paul Mulvaney (University of Melbourne): director and chief investigator of the project
- Prof. Dr. Udo Bach (Monash University)
- AProf. Dr. Jack Jasieniak (Monash University)
- Prof. Dr. Yi-Bing Cheng (Monash University) - chief investigator
- AProf. Dr. Daniel Gomez (RMIT University) - partner investigator
- Prof. Markus Lippitz (University of Bayreuth) - partner investigator
- Prof. Anna Köhler (University of Bayreuth) - associate investigator.
Please visit the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science website for further information.
- UBT International Senior Fellow:Hide
Paul Mulvaney (10.000 €)
- Extension SFB 840 Uni Bayreuth: Hide
“From Particulate Nanosystems to Mesotechnology” - subsequent funding for the next 4 years. Network members that participate in the SFB are T. Scheibel, M. Thelakkat, D. Andreeva-Bäumler, R. Kempe, V. Altstädt, A. Fery, M. Karg, M. Retsch, S. Förster.
- Collaborative Research Centre (TRR-SFB) “From the foundations of biofabrication to functional tissue models”Hide
Our Bayreuth-Melbourne Colloid/Polymer Network Project Leader Prof. Dr. Thomas Scheibel is one of the project partners of the collaborative research centre (TRR-SFB) “From the foundations of biofabrication to functional tissue models” in which the Universities of Bayreuth, Erlangen-Nürnberg, and Würzburg (the lead institution) will be joining forces. The TRR-SFB is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) with about 10 Million Euro for an initial period of four years starting on 1 January 2018.
Together with the partner universities, Prof. Thomas Scheibel and the further Bayreuth researchers that are involved in the collaborative research centre (Junior Prof. Dr. Gregor Lang, Dr. Sahar Salehi, Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Schmidt and Junior Prof. Dr. Stephan Gerkle) strive to develop a competence centre ranging from basic research to tissue engineering that will soon earn a strong international reputation. The TRR-SFB is closely tied to the English-taught master’s programme “Biofabrication” launched in Summer Semester 2017 at the University of Bayreuth.