Cameron Shearer

Dr Cameron Shearer

University Fellowship

School of Physical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


My research aims to improve renewable energy technologies through the use of new and better materials. I work both at a fundamental level to determine material properties but also investigate performance in applications including photovoltaics and hydrogen production.

My recent research is also summarized in this video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmD7UZcby4M

2012 - PhD, Flinders University of South Australia, Carbon nanotube modified surfaces for water filtration, gene transfection and as electron sources.
2012-2014, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Muenster (Germany), Photocatalytic hydrogen production using metal oxide coated carbon nanotubes.
2014-2015, Researcher in Business, PMB Defense Engineering and Flinders University, Submarine battery lifetime
2015-2017 ARC Resarch Associate, Flinders University, Carbon nanotube photovoltaics
2018 - Current, University of Adelaide Research Fellow, Nanostructured photocatalysts for energy conversion

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2018 Research Fellow University of Adelaide
    2015 - 2017 ARC Research Associate Flinders University
    2014 - 2015 Researcher in Business PMB Defense Engineering and Flinders University
    2012 - 2014 Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Muenster
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Research Award International Synchrotron Access Program Australian synchrotron $6,400
    2016 Award Flinders University Vice Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Researchers $2,500
    2015 Award Australia-China Young Scientist Exchange Program ATSE Australia ~$10,000
    2015 Achievement Business Pitch Competition at the Nanotechnology Entrepreneurship Workshop for Early Career Researchers $1000
    2012 Award South Australian PhD Research Excellence award $10000
    2009 Achievement ARNAM student scholarship for collaborative research $3,500
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2008 - 2012 Flinders University Australia PhD
    2003 - 2007 Flinders University Australia BSc (Honours)
  • Research Interests

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  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2012 - ongoing Member RACI Australia
    2008 - ongoing Australian Nanotechnology Network (ANN)
  • Position: University Fellowship
  • Phone: 83134332
  • Email: cameron.shearer@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Johnson Laboratories, floor G
  • Room: G 38
  • Org Unit: Chemistry

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