Prof Cyrille Boyer
Cyrille heads the Boyer lab at UNSW and is also co-director of the Australian Centre for Nanomedcine and a member of the Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design. He has received numerous awards for his work in polymerisation, including UNSW Research Excellence Award, Prime Minister Prize for Science (Malcolm MacIntosh Prize) and ACS Biomacromolecules/Macromolecules Young Investigator Award. Cyrille’s research interests cover the use of photoredox catalysts to perform living radical polymerisation, hybrid organic–inorganic nanoparticles for imaging, nanomedicine and energy storage. Cyrille has published over 250 research articles, including eight patents, which have gathered over 11000 citations.
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Dr Edgar Wong
Junior Group Leader - Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow
Edgar is a multidisciplinary researcher whose work spans across several disciplines including synthetic (polymer) chemistry, materials science, (micro)biology and nanotechnology. His focus is now on generating materials for antimicrobial and anticancer applications.
Dr Susan Oliver
Team Leader FSI Project / Senior Research Fellow
Susan joined the Boyer Group after many years in industry. Her work focuses on developing functional polymeric materials and nanoparticles from natural products for antimicrobial, anticancer and advanced materials applications. She leads the team developing fire retardant polymeric materials.
Dr Winny Fam
Winny is a research associate working on the development of fire retardant coating materials. Her research interests include membrane fabrication for gas separation and water applications, thin film coatings, and material characterisations.
Dr Lei Lei
Dr Ka Wai Fan
Ka Wai is a research associate with strong interest in industry topics. He is currently developing fire retardant system for polymer composite used in real-life products. Prior to this role, Ka Wai has built his research experience from topics that focus on the use of aqueous chemistry. He is particularly interested in the application of polydopamine and its analogues in functional coating and nanocapsule fabrication, as well as silica-based microencapsulation technology.
Graduate research students
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Photoredox catalysis/Flow polymerization
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