The Centre for Materials Research (CMR) at Curtin offers researchers, students and practitioners the expertise and resources that can be applied to new opportunities in research and development and to industry problem solving.
Comprising a leading group of physicists, chemists and engineers, the Centre undertakes advanced research in materials science and analysis and provides a range of services to Australian industry, including access to advanced equipment.
CMR is currently undertaking leading-edge research in areas that have enormous potential for existing industrial processes and the new horizons in materials development:
- geopolymer technology
- nanostructural characterisation and modelling
- microstructural design of advanced ceramics
- composites and ceramics.
These are just some of the exciting areas of CMR’s activities
CMR’s achievements have forged excellent working relationships with Australian industry and leading research organisations – national and international. The Centre has a proven track record in advanced research and teaching, in providing practical expertise to industry and producing highly employable, well-rounded graduates.