Dusan Losic

Dr Dusan Losic

Professor

School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

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


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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2013 Professor The University of Adelaide
    2012 - 2016 ARC Future Fellow The University of Adelaide
    2010 - 2011 Associate Research Professor University of South Australia
    2007 - 2011 ARC Research Fellow (ARF) University of South Australia
    2004 - 2006 Research Fellow Flinders University
    2003 - 2004 Research Fellow Monash University
    1999 - 2003 PhD student (APA) Flinders University
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    1999 - 2003 Flinders University, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences Australia Doctor of Philosophy in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
    University of Novi Sad, The Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Serbia Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Honours I)

National Research Grants (Australian Research Council)

  1. ARC IH 210100025, ARC Research Hub for Advanced Manufacturing with 2D Materials (AM2D) M. Majumder, D. Losic, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, N. Choudhury, R. Tabor, D. Dubal, N. Medhekar, A. Polyzos, M. Shaibani, M. McLaughlin, J. Tsanaktsidis, M. Boley, M. Yellishetty (2022- 2026) $9.500,000
  2. ARC IH 150100003, ARC Research Hub for Graphene Enabled Industry,  Transformation, D. Losic, E. Skafidas, M.Majumder, C. Fumeaux, N. Choudhury, M. McLaughlin, J. Ma, R. Ghomashchi, (2017-2021) $5.800,000
  3. ARC NS210100245, Development of Wearable Wireless Sensors for Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA) Detection, D. Losic, TT Tran, (2022-2024) $600.000
  4. ARC DP 150101760, Engineered graphene-based nanofertilizers to improve crop nutrition, M.J. McLaughlin, D.Losic, E.Tavakkoli (2015-2017),  $560.000                                                                              
  5. ARC FT110100711 (Future fellowship), Carbon nanotube based chromatography, D. Losic, 2012-2016, $822,856
  6. ARC DP120101680, A nanoengineered solution to drug delivery in bone, D. Losic, D. Findlay, P. Pivonka, G. Atkins, 2012-2014, $410.000  
  7. ARC DP1096282, Periodic nano-ratchets: a new paradigm for biomolecule separation, D. Losic, White, W. Guo, 2010-2012, $385,500 
  8. ARC DP 0770930 (ARF fellowship) Engineered Nanotube Membranes for Molecular Separation and Biosensing, 2008-2012, D.Losic, $560,000
  9. ARC LP0989229 Advanced Nanoscale Materials Engineered from Diatomaceous Earth, D. Losic, J. Mensah, I. Neering, 2009-2011, $240,000                       
  10. ARC LP100100272Microchip Impedance Biosensor for Biomedical Diagnostics, D. Losic, C. Priest, Wang, 2010-2012, $150.000
  11. ARC LX0989444 Combining the soft with the hard: the assembly of artificial cell membranes on porous semiconductors, N. Voelcker, J. Shapter, D. Losic, R. Lal, F. Cunin, F.Sanz  2019, $110.000
  12. ARC LE210100153, Integrated In situ Characterisation Facilities for Energy Studies, S.Qiao, R. Amal, K. Ostrikov, Y. Lu, Y. Zheng, A. O'Mullane, S. Wang, K. Konstantinov, D. Losic, D. Kundu, A. Santos, 2021, $497,264.
  13. ARC LE180100003, Vector network analyser suite for advanced terahertz materials and devices, Withayachumnankul W, Fumeaux C, Abbott D, Losic D, Bhaskaran M, Sriram S, Rowe W, Atakaramians S, 2018, $318,900
  14. ARC LE150100040, Advanced capabilities for surface engineering and nanolithography, D. Losic, J. Shapter, T. Nann, D. Abbott, M. Nyden, W. Skinner, A. Ellis, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, J. Quinton, A. Santos, I. Koeper, Z. Xie, (2015) $330,000 
  15. ARC LE150100187, SA facility for High resolution Imaging and Materials Characterization, N. Choudhury, N. Dutta, D. Losic, C. Lenehan, C. Raston, M. Andersson, A. Santos, A. Ellis, B. Follink, C. Prestidge, 2015, $290,000
  16. ARC LE140100122, Microdiffraction: Advanced capabilities for spatial resolution, trace phase detection and solid object analysis, Gerson, Sumby, Smart, Evans, Losic, Murphy, Marschner, Qiao; (2014) $375,000

National Research Grants (National Health and Medical Research Council, NHMRC)

17. NHMRC, APP1138865, Transforming Growth Factor Beta as a causal factor in human osteoarthritis, Findlay D, Cao X, Kuliwaba J, Gill T, Solomon L, Schutz C, Losic D, Atkins G, 2018-2021, $643,239

National Research Grants (Grain Research and Development Corporation, GRDC)

18. GRDC, UA 000151 (2015-2016) Protection of Stored Grain from Insect Pests through the use of Low Frequency Magnetic Fields,  D. Losic, C. Fumeaux, L. Johnson, P. Collins, 2016-2017, $150.000

19. GRDC UA 000135, Improved functionality of grain storage products D. Losic, C. Saunders, 2014-2016, $300,000

20. GRDC UA 000135, Improved functionality of grain storage products D. Losic, C. Saunders, 2011-2014, $674,324

National Research Grants (Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering, AINSE)

21. ALNGRA 13065, Study of  molecular transport through carbon nanotubes using radiotracer (RT) technology, Losic, Triani, 2013

22. ALNGRA 12035 Probing of molecular transport of carbon nanotubes using radiotracer (RT) technology, Losic, Triani, 2012

 23. ALNGRA 10058 Probing of molecular transport of nanopores and nanotube membranes using radiotracer (RT) technology, Losic, Triani, 2010

24. ALNGRA 08040, Metal Ions-Specific Interfacial Chemistry of Functional. Nanotube Membranes, Losic, Triani, Evans, 2009

25. ALNGRA 07950, Bioinspired engineering of nanoporous membranes for molecular separations, Losic, Triani, Evans, 2008

My current teaching activities include:

  • Research Practice CHEM ENG 4056
  • Master projects, 3710_CHEM_ENG_7046B
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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 Principal Supervisor Atomic Layer Deposition growth of 2D materials for energy-related applications Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mrs Mahnaz Dadkhah Jazi
    2021 Co-Supervisor Development of a platform for the utilization of non-invasive graphene sensors for identification of chemicals and biomarkers Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Marek Wojciech Wojcik
    2020 Co-Supervisor Nonlinear mechanics of CNT-reinforced macro structures Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Oscar Zi Shao Ong
    2019 Co-Supervisor New kinds of microplasma for N-fixation multifunctional nanoparticle and ammonia synthesis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hue Quoc Pho
    2018 Principal Supervisor New generation of 2D materials for ionizing electromagnetic radiation shielding applications Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Le Yu
    2018 Principal Supervisor Study on Solid State Electrolyte of Ionic Liquids and its Micro-Mechanism Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Tianhua Chen
    2018 Principal Supervisor Self-powered active gas sensors Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Kamrul Hassan
    2017 Principal Supervisor 3D Printing of Grahene/Polyphenilene Sulfide Nanocomposite as a Smart Biomaterial for Tissue Engineering Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hadi Rastin
    2017 Principal Supervisor Development of Bio-Mimetic Coating on Titanium Implants with Combined Silver and Zirconia by PEO Technique Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Arash Mazinani
    2017 Co-Supervisor The study of 3D graphene-based scaffolds in neural tissue engineering Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Negar Mansouri
    2017 Principal Supervisor Nano engineered Natural Materials as New carriers for local delivery of therapeutics Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Shaheer Guirguis Maher Makar
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 - 2020 Principal Supervisor Development of Next-Generation Construction Materials with Graphene Additives Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Van Dac Ho
    2017 - 2020 Principal Supervisor Development of Advanced Graphene-based Composites for Water Purification Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Pei Lay Yap
    2016 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Engineered Graphene and Metal-Organic Framework Nanocomposites for Supercapacitor and Sensing Applications Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Truc Van Ngo
    2015 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Application of graphene based composites in agriculture Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Shervin Kabiri
    2014 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Graphitic Carbon Materials for Energy and Environment Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Ramesh Udayashankar Karunagaran
    2014 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Studies on Low-Toxic Sugar Ester Based Pesticides against Rhyzopertha Dominica Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Sheena Chen
    2014 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Development of Optical Microchip Sensor for Biomolecule Detection Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Mahdieh Nemati
    2014 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Synthesis of Anodic Alumina Nanotubes for Drug Delivery and Nanotoxicity Study: understanding of bio-nano interactions by a nanomaterial model Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ye Wang
    2014 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Graphene for Multifunctional Protective Coatings Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Md Julker Nine
    2014 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Carbon Nanotubes Composites: Engineering, Properties and Applications Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mohammed Obid Alsawat
    2014 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Engineering of multi-functional conductive thin films using graphene materials and their composites Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Faisal Khalid Alotaibi
    2013 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Nanoengineered Titanium as Protein-Releasing Implants: A Molecular Adjunct to Reduce Craniofacial Surgery Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Manpreet Bariana
    2013 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Development of Nanopore Based Label-Free Optical Sensors Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Tushar Kumeria
    2012 - 2014 Principal Supervisor Carbon Nanotube Composites: Advanced Properties for Emerging Applications Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Tariq Ateeq J Altalhi
    2012 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Nano-Engineered Titanium Implants for Complex Bone Therapies Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Karan Gulati
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2017 - 2020 Member The Australian Academy of Science, National Committee for Materials Science and Engineering The Australian Academy of Science Australia
    2017 - 2020 Member The Australian Academy of Science, National Committee for Materials Science and Engineering The Australian Academy of Science Australia
    2017 - 2020 Member The Australian Academy of Science, the National Committee for Materials Science and Engineering The Australian Academy of Science, Australia
  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 83134648
  • Email: dusan.losic@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering North, floor 2
  • Room: 2 06
  • Org Unit: School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

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