Deputy Director - Professor Graeme Murch
Personal Chair in Materials Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School of Engineering
The University of Newcastle
Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
Phone: +61 2 4921 6191
Fax: +61 2 4921 6946
1991, DEng (Higher Doctorate) in Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Newcastle.
1982, DSc (Higher Doctorate) in Materials Science, The Flinders University of South Australia.
1973, PhD in Chemical Physics, The Flinders University of South Australia.
1969, BSc (Hons) in Chemical Physics, The Flinders University of South Australia.
International Journal Editorships:
Founder (1984) and Editor-in-Chief of Materials Science Forum (TTP Switzerland, 11,000 pages per year and a total of 540 volumes since inception).
Editor of Defect and Diffusion Forum (TTP Switzerland, 12 volumes and 2,000 pages per year) since 1986.
Editor of Solid State Phenomena (TTP Switzerland, 12 volumes and 2,000 pages per year) since 1986.
Online (non-profit) journal: Diffusion Fundamentals
Online (non-profit) resource: Transport and Diffusion of Matter
Continuous Australian Research Council funding since 1986 (total research income more than $5.0 M).
Current Research Programs:
Diffusion in multicomponent alloys (with Prof. Irina Belova, Prof Marek Danielewski, Dr R. Filipek).
Demixing in ceramic oxides including YSZ and LSGM (with Prof. Irina Belova and Prof. Manfred Martin).
Diffusion-driven phenomena in solid state processing technologies (with Prof. Irina Belova and Prof. Andreas Õ£hsner).
Formation and stability of nanosize hollow particles of different geometries (with Dr Alexander Evteev, Dr Elena Levchenko and Prof. Irina Belova).
Metal-dusting phenomenon (with Prof. Irina Belova and Prof. David Young).
Diffusion and defects in titanium dioxide for Solar-Hydrogen (with Dr Faruque Hossain and Prof. Janusz Nowotny).
Cation ordering in olivines (with Prof. Irina Belova and Prof. Klaus Becker).
National and International Collaboration:
Prof. Yuri Mishin (George Mason University, USA)
Prof. Janusz Nowotny (University of New South Wales)
Prof. Manfred Martin (RWTH Aachen University of Technology, Germany),
Prof. Alan Allnatt (University of Western Ontario, Canada),
Prof. Paul Heitjans (University of Hanover, Germany),
Prof. Dhiraj Chaturvedi (Kurukshetra University, India),
Prof. Marek Danielewski, (AGH University of Technology, Poland),
Dr. R. Filipek, (AGH University of Technology, Poland)
Prof. Andreas Õ£hsner (University of Aveiro, Portugal),
Prof. Alan Lidiard (Universities of Oxford and Reading)
Prof. Jeppe Dyre (Roskilde University, Denmark)
Prof. Klaus Becker (Technical University Braunschweig
Research and Teaching:
266 international journal papers/reviews (from 1973 to the end of 2006) with 125 supporting conference papers. 90 papers published in the Philosophical Magazine.
Career total of over 3,000 citations (includes SCI hardcopy data from the 1980s).
Invited to present 35 keynote/plenary lectures at international conferences.
Invited to serve on 24 International Conference Advisory Committees
Co-Chair of three international conferences.Â Organizer of six international symposia.
The 2005 Engineers Australia (Newcastle Div.) Excellence in Education Award.