Pete Halley PhD

Halley, Pete
Position Department / Business Unit
A/Prof
Institution Disciplines
UQ Chemistry Engineering Nanomanufacturing Nanomaterials Soft Nano
City State / Provence
Brisbane QLD
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+617 3365 4199

I am the director of the Centre for High Performance Polymers, Australian Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland, Australia. My core research fields are rheology, processing and product development of biopolymers and nanostructured polymers. This work has developed from research in the Centre for High Performance Polymers (CHPP), which links labs from diverse fields such as chemical engineering, chemistry, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, dentistry, anatomy and biomedical sciences. This research includes multiphase polymers, polymer nanocomposites, renewable biopolymers for high value manufacturing and biomedical applications, and novel polymer processing methods for nanostructured and biopolymers.

Education

BE(Chem), PhD, Grad Cert(Higher Ed)

Career Highlights

Chemical Engineer, SRI International, Menlo Park, USA Research Engineer, Sola Optical Postdoctoral Fellow, UQ/Moldflow Lecturer, UQ Senior Lecturer, UQ Associate Professor and Director CHPP, UQ

Awards

1987 University Medalist 1988 Australia Postgraduate Award 2004 IChemE Sheddne Uhde Award

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