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September 25, 2018 / Research Stories

Seeking a new material to monitor hydrogen

The demand for hydrogen on a commercial scale is growing rapidly. This colourless, highly combustible gas is not only a...
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September 25, 2018 / Student News

Graduation Ceremony 2018

  Graduation celebrated at the highest level Professor Margaret Gardner AO, President and Vice-Chancellor of Monash University was a special...
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September 25, 2018 / Research Stories

Tracking nanoparticle movement deep inside our lungs

Lung disease is the third leading cause of deaths worldwide, according to a study by the World Health Organization. The...
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September 25, 2018 / Research Stories

Making robotic surgeries more efficient and interactive

Aspiring surgeons find surgical simulators very helpful as a training tool. However, most of these simulators use simplified tool-tissue interaction...
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September 25, 2018 / Research Stories

Service firms and their supply chains

We’re familiar with supply chains for products, but what about services? Should supply chains for the latter be responsive or...
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August 29, 2018 / Latest News, Student News

Winner of AFR 2018 International Education Award

The Academy wins the prestigious Australian Financial Review National Award for International Education 2018. Click here for details...
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August 7, 2018 / Latest News, Student News

Excellence in PhD Research!

Message from Prof. Murali Sastry, CEO: "It is a matter of immense pride that 5 of the Academy students have...
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July 19, 2018 / Latest News, Student News

Alumnus invents tough, metal alloy

Four times stronger than stainless steel, a unique alloy blends chromium, cobalt, iron, manganese and silicon. It’s not Black Panther’s...
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July 17, 2018 / Latest News, Research Stories

Designing and developing a self-piloted airship

A rendered image of an airship under development Airships, which are typically aircraft that float because they are inflated with...
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June 7, 2018 / Student News

Convalesce in the news!

Message from Prof. Murali Sastry, CEO: "It is with immense pleasure and pride that I inform all of you that...
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June 6, 2018 / Student News

Best Poster Presenter Award from IITB

  Vibhuti Chhabra presented a poster titled "Thermochemical conversion of mixed municipal solid wastes" at the Chemference conference held at...
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June 6, 2018 / Research Stories

Making mobile data downloads swifter

Figure 1. Caching of content at the edge (Base stations, Access points, etc.) of a heterogeneous cellular network We’re hoping...
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June 6, 2018 / Research Stories

Preventing flood hazards from becoming horrific disasters

Figure 1. Bridges were ravaged by the raging river, as the Chaurabari glacial lake burst on the June 16, 2013....
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June 6, 2018 / Research Stories

Detecting gas leaks using 2D sensors

Figure 1. If gas leaks are not contained in time, they can have lethal effects Gases are generally colourless and...
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June 6, 2018 / Research Stories

Reducing radiation risk in tomography

Illustration of the tomography process for an object. For clarity, this image shows one direction: rays are being sent from...
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May 31, 2018 / Defense News

Prasoon Kumar’s Defense

Successful Defense of Prasoon Kumar Prasoon Kumar, jointly guided by Prof. Prasanna Gandhi (IIT Bombay) and Prof. Mainak Majumder (Monash...
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May 31, 2018 / Student News

Strengthening collaboration with IITB

Professor Trivedi (right) at the special lecture ‘Artificial Intelligence and a changing global workforce and balance of international power’ ....
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May 31, 2018 / Student News

Research scholars win second spot in Poster Slam

Research scholars win second spot in Poster Slam Research scholars Anurag Parihar and Vibhuti Chhabra secured the second prize in...
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May 30, 2018 / Student News

Amit Tewari’s research work in ‘The Hindu’

While researchers have been working to develop sensors that can detect very small change in pressure. . . Read More
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May 30, 2018 / Student News

Shaping the workforce of the future for the below article

Monash Arts will invest $1 million in additional doctoral scholarships for domestic and international students. Read More
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April 27, 2018 / Research Stories

Structure-Corrosion Property Correlations in Al-based Amorphous Alloys

Picture Credit: wikipedia Alloys are created by combining any one metal with one or more other elements, metal or otherwise....
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April 27, 2018 / Research Stories

Traumatic Brain Injuries need not be fatal

Figure 1: A representative effect of an external impact resulting in injuries in the interior of the brain tissue. The...
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April 27, 2018 / Research Stories

Using fish-gill design to solve biomedical challenges

Schematic of fish gills and its working, demonstrating the role of multi-scale morphologies on gas/solute exchange [Copyright@ 2008 Pearson Education,...
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April 19, 2018 / Research Stories

Making mining safer

If Tanesh Gamot, a research scholar with the IITB-Monash Research Academy, has his way, mining operations will become a lot...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Using salt to manipulate algae

Figure 1. "There is too much salt in the soup!" Algae being cultured in different salinity conditions at lab scale....
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Heterocycle synthesis leads to better drugs

The life of a drug goes through many trials and several critical stages during its journey from the laboratory to...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Building control laws for multi-agent systems

Imagine you are driving to work. You know that at a constant speed of 50 kmph along the pre-determined path,...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Strengthening the supply chain for perishable products

For a business to succeed, its supply chain management system must work with a high degree of efficiency. More so...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Converting microalgae into fuel

In most parts of the world, the food vs fuel debate and low yield per unit resource consumption have put...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Understanding deactivation of catalysts

Ponsubbiah Nadar (PSN), a research scholar with the IITB-Monash Research Academy, has an abiding interest in chemistry – especially the...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Making roads from ash!

If Tushar Gupta, a research scholar with the IITB-Monash Research Academy, has his way, fly ash from coal-fired power plants...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Making industrial water pollutant-free

Sukritee Bhaskar, a research scholar with the IITB-Monash Research Academy, is working on a fundamental yet vexatious issue that affects...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Using supersaturated designs to plan effective experiments

Supersaturated designs are becoming popular in industrial experimentation because they are highly cost-efficient. In the initial stages of an industrial...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Destroying cancerous cells in the liver

Pragya Gupta, a researcher with the IITB-Monash Research Academy, is working on a project that will help identify and destroy...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Making inkjet-printed organic electronic devices more efficient

Inkjet printing technology has been used in graphic arts since the 1970s to print barcodes, documents, banners and brochures. Of...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Teaching robots to avoid moving obstacles

With self-driving cars being tested on the streets, automated machines in factories, indoor robots in offices, and autonomous systems to...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Making tunnels earthquake-proof

For a long time, it was assumed that tunnels did not need seismic design inputs as underground structures are less...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Detecting corrosion of steel in reinforced concrete structures with ultrasonic guided waves

Most of our buildings are made of reinforced concrete. It is important to monitor the health of these structures periodically....
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Creating soil from steel slag

Our forest cover is depleting with every passing day due to urbanisation and rapid industrial growth. To rebuild it, we...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Getting to the heart of healthcare

Diagnosing and treating matters of the heart have come a long way. While an electrocardiogram (ECG, see fig. 1) provides...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Seeking new ways to make 1,3 propanediol from glycerol

Diminishing fossil fuels have led to a considerable increase in the production of biodiesel. One of the byproducts of the...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Making portable electro-medical devices cheaper with EMI-immune ICs

Pacemaker users are generally advised to avoid places that are prone to high electromagnetic interference (EMI). Pacemakers use high-quality radio...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Goading bacteria to keep us healthy

The human body harbours around 100 trillion microbial cells. Our gastrointestinal tract (gut) alone hosts thousands of different colonies of...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Creating wealth from municipal solid waste

Most of us wrinkle our noses and hurry past a mound of garbage while on an evening walk. Not Vibhuti...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Using agent-based modeling to preserve our resources

Mankind’s survival and well-being largely depend on resources provided by the environment. The more we use these resources the faster...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Frogs can help in the battle against Alzheimer’s

Some diseases are characterised by the aggregation of peptides or proteins, and it is imperative to identify new targets for...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Generating chemical fingerprints of polymers

Shoes, clothes, bottles, computers, pens, balloons, plastic chairs, and countless other objects we use every day either contain polymers or...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Big ideas come in nano packages

Nanoparticles are microscopic particles with a range of potential applications in heat transfer and biomedical sciences – as a result...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Developing agent-based models to assess sustainability

To be sustainable, development must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of the future generation to...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Protecting coastal structures from high-impact waves

Vivek Francis loves a good swim. And, whenever in the water, he pays careful attention to the tiniest of ripples....
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Taming pathogens to combat disease

Can Mathematical Modeling and Computational Fluid & Solid Mechanics be used to provide fresh insights into complex biological and medical...
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April 10, 2018 / Research Stories

Strengthening soil with synthetic fibres

As a schoolgirl in Surat, Uma Chaduvula once saw the flooring of her house get damaged due to expansive marine...
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