Christian Doonan

Professor Christian Doonan

Professor

School of Physical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Professor and Director of the Centre for Advanced Nanomateirals

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 Principal Supervisor Exploring how porous frameworks can be applied to encapsulate and protect biomolecules from environments, e.g. elevated temperature, that would typically lead to their decomposition Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Joe Richard Ian Milne
    2021 Co-Supervisor Structuralised Metal-organic Frameworks (MOFs) as Supports for Catalysis Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Josephine Frances Smernik
    2021 Co-Supervisor Efficient conversion of hydrogen to future fuels Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Thomas Edward Anthony
    2020 Co-Supervisor Synthesis and modification of Metal Organic Frameworks for catalysis and gas separation applications. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Pol Gimeno I Fonquernie
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2020 - 2022 Principal Supervisor METAL-ORGANIC FRAMEWORKS AS SUPPORTS FOR FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Steven Tsoukatos
    2018 - 2020 Co-Supervisor Biomolecule encapsulation in biocompatible metal-organic frameworks Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Tania Michelle Pullin
    2017 - 2021 Principal Supervisor Engineering site-isolated reactive metal complexes within a Metal-organic Framework Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ricardo Atahualpa Peralta
    2017 - 2021 Principal Supervisor Photophysical and electronic properties of pyrene-based 3D coordination polymers. Master of Philosophy Master Part Time Mr Christopher Norman Coleman
    2016 - 2020 Co-Supervisor Influencing Metal-organic Framework Catalysis through Nanoscale Structuralisation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Oliver Michael Linder-Patton
    2016 - 2020 Co-Supervisor Enzyme Immobilisation using Porous Frameworks Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Natasha Kate Maddigan
    2015 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Studying Transition Metal Chemistry inside a Metal-Organic Framework Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Michael Thomas Huxley
    2015 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Computational Screening and Analysis of Functional Porous Materials Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Andrew Tarzia
    2015 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Incorporation of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes and their Precursors into Metal-Organic Frameworks Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Patrick Keith Capon
    2015 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Strategies to improve the efficiency of oxidation reactions of the enzyme Cytochrome P450Bm3 Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Shaghayegh Dezvarei
    2014 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Graphitic Carbon Materials for Energy and Environment Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Ramesh Udayashankar Karunagaran
    2014 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Metal-Organic Frameworks as Templates for Highly Active Heterogeneous
    Catalysts
    Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Renata Lippi
    2012 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Simulations of Molecular and Extended Porous Materials Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jack Evans
    2012 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Studies of Metal-Organic Polyhedra: Synthesis and Applications in Gas Storage and Separation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jesse Miah Teo
    2011 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Metal-Organic Frameworks Containing Dihydroxy Motifs: Control of Phase Formation and Pore Environments Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Damien Rankine
  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 83135770
  • Email: christian.doonan@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134380
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Badger, floor 2
  • Org Unit: School of Physical Sciences

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