Current Group Members

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Group Leader

Professor Spas D. Kolev

Research Staff

Dr M. Inês G. S. Almeida
Dr Yanlin Zhang

Honorary Staff

Professor Robert W. Cattrall (Honorary Professorial Fellow)
Associate Professor Ian D. McKelvie (Honorary Principal Fellow)
Associate Professor Richard J. S. Morrison (Honorary Principal Fellow)
Robert Western

Postdoctoral Fellows

Eddie Nagul


Re-joined: April 2020
Project: Classified
Contact: eanagul@unimelb.edu.au

PhD Students

 

Charles Croft


Joined: August 2015
Project: The development and characterisation of micro polymer inclusion beads (µPIBs) and their application to flow analysis systems
Contact: ccroft@student.unimelb.edu.au

Natalie Uhlikova


Joined: February 2019
Project: Development of µPADs for detection of total inorganic nitrogen in water and soil samples
Contact: nuhlikova@student.unimelb.edu.au

 

David Tambaru


Joined: July 2019
Project: Development of inexpensive non-invasive techniques and devices for the detection of salivary biomarkers
Contact: tombarud@student.unimelb.edu.au

Jacob Fry


Joined: April 2020
Project: Developing fluorescence-based aerosol sensor
Contact: j.fry@student.unimelb.edu.au

Leda Hildalgo


Joined: January 2021
Project: Development of polymer inclusion beads (PIBs) for separation and catalysis
Contact: lhidalgovilc@student.unimelb.edu.au

Neda Nematollahi


Joined: March 2016
Project: Analysis of volatile organic compound emissions from fragranced consumer products
Contact: nnematollahi@student.unimelb.edu.au

 

Honours & MSc Students

Jun Park

Joined: July 2019
Project: The development and characterisation of micro polymer inclusion beads (µPIBs) and their application to flow analysis systems

James Smith

Joined: January 2020
Project: The development of polymer inclusion membranes (PIMs) for a selective recovery of lithium from electronic waste

Sherlly Tsui

Joined: February 2020
Project: The use of polymer inclusion membrane (PIM) for paper-based sensing of phosphate

Faris Ruzain

Joined: February 2021
Project: The development and characterisation of micro polymer inclusion beads (µPIBs) and their application to flow analysis systems