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
  • Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Aqueous Environment (Wastewater Treatment)
  • Single and Multibubble Sonoluminescence


1st Row: Ritu (Research Fellow), Roop (PhD); Yanira (Visiting MSc student); Charitha (PhD); Enrico (PhD); Greg (Collaborator); 2nd Row: Meifang (Research Fellow), Gisya (Visiting PhD Student), Ashok (Group Leader), Tom (Research Fellow), Allen (Visiting Professor); Wu (PhD); (Missing: Vincent (MSc))

(October 2016)