Sound → Bubbles → Chemistry & Light

About the Team

The Sonochemistry Research Team at Melbourne performs cutting edge research in the areas of ultrasonics and sonochemistry. The team works on the fundamental aspects of acoustic cavitation and has been developing applied projects that benefit the community.

Key Research Areas

  • Synthesis of Nanomaterials, Microspheres, Photocatalysts and Polymers for Catalytic and Drug/Flavour Delivery Applications.
  • Ultrasonic Processing of Food and Dairy Ingredients for Enhancing Their Functional Properties
  • Ultrasonics for biofuels
  • Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Aqueous Environment (Wastewater Treatment)
  • Single and Multibubble Sonoluminescence

1st Row: Min (Visiting academic); Roop (PhD), Rachana (PhD), Charitha (PhD), Haiyan (MSc),          2nd Row: Meifang (Research Fellow), Colin (Research Assistant), Enrico (PhD), Ashok (Group Leader), Srinivas (Research Fellow);
3rd Row: Yang (Stan) (Visiting PhD), Vincent (MSc), Greg (Collaborator), Tom (Research Fellow), Wu (PhD)
Missing: Ritu (Research Fellow), Allen (Visiting Academic); Beena (Research Fellow
), Kousar (Visiting PhD), Stephen (MSc),

(May 2017)