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Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

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Faculty of Applied Science
Department of Applied Chemistry
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Utilisation of post farmgate agri-industry wastes in agriculture
Chief Researcher: Baxter F
Supervisors: Meehan Dr B, Maheswaran Dr J (Agriculture Victoria)
Sponsor: Rural Industries R&D Corporation Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: WASTES; WASTE MINIMISATION; WASTE AVOIDANCE; INDUSTRIAL TREATMENT PROCESSES
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation

 

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
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Vibrational membrane process for clarification of beer
Chief Researcher: Pecar M
Supervisors: Harris Dr J, Rogers Dr P (CUB Brewtech)
Sponsor: CUB Brewtech
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTE AVOIDANCE
Fields of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.
100801 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety


Application of affinity and displacement adsorption in the brewing industry
Chief Researcher: Goldsmith M
Supervisors: Roddick A/Prof F,
Rogers Dr P (CUB Brewtech)
Sponsor: CUB Brewtech
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: CLEANER PRODUCTION; WASTE MINIMISATION; RECYCLING
Field of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.


Cleaner production in car manufacturing paint system
Chief Researcher: Widianto W
Supervisors: Harris Dr J,
Hoatson G (Ford Motor Company)
Sponsor: Ford Motor Company
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTE AVOIDANCE
Fields of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.
100801 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety


Minimisation of effects of iron biofouling in water treatment
Chief Researcher: Jin J
Supervisors: Harris Dr J, Anderson A/Prof B Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTE MINIMISATION--DOMESTIC
Fields of Research: 039902 Environmental Chemistry (including Atmospheric Chemistry)
049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation
070403 Water and Sanitary Engineering


Benzene reduction in petrol using the Iso/Sat process
Chief Researcher: Harris Dr J
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptor: POLLUTION ABATEMENT -- ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION
Fields of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.
100801 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety


Effects of co-contaminants on the bioremediation of solvents
Chief Researcher: Mol S
Supervisors: Anderson A/Prof B, Roddick A/Prof F
Sponsor: ICI Paints (Europe)
Duration: Ongoing since 1996
Descriptors: POLLUTION ABATEMENT; SOIL POLLUTION; WATER POLLUTION; GROUNDWATER
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation


Abiotic and biotic degradation of chlorinated solvents in contaminated soils and sediments
Chief Researcher: Wang D
Supervisors: Anderson A/Prof B, Roddick A/Prof F
Sponsor: ICI Paints (Europe)
Current status: Ongoing since 1997
Descriptors: POLLUTION; ABATEMENT; SOIL POLLUTION; WATER POLLUTION; GROUNDWATER
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation


Waste minimisation in the extraction of gold
Chief Researcher: Andari G
Supervisors: Roddick A/Prof F, MeMlister Dr P (Rio Tinto), Swaminathan Dr S and Hoffman W (Rio Tinto)
Sponsor: Rio Tinto
Current status: Ongoing since 1996
Descriptors: CLEANER PRODUCTION; WASTE AVOIDANCE; ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE; ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation


Production of polyethylene-based biodegradable
polymers

Chief Researcher: Punyauppa-path P
Supervisors: Roddick A/Prof F, Bhattacharya Prof S
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTES
Field of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.


Production of adsorbents for the removal of dissolved organics from Victorian low rank coal
Chief Researcher: Othman M
Supervisors: Roddick A/Prof F, Snow Prof R, Hobday A/Prof M
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: WASTE MANAGEMENT; POLLUTANTS; WATER POLLUTION; GROUNDWATER
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation


Devulcanisation of elastomers
Chief Researcher: Bayandor S
Supervisors: Bhattacharya Prof S, Silva B K
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptor: RECYCLING
Field of Research: 060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.

 

Department of Mechnical and Manufacturing Engineering
http://www.me.rmit.edu.au/research/research.htm
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Heat pipe heat exchanger
Chief Researcher: Wu X P
Supervisor: Akbarzadeh Prof A
Sponsors: Energy R&D Corporation; Crossle McKee Pty Ltd
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: ENERGY MANAGEMENT; RENEWABLE ENERGY
Field of Research: 079903 Combustion and Fuel Engineering


Heat pipe turbine
Chief Researcher: Oanca I
Supervisor: Akbarzadeh Prof A
Sponsor: Fujikura Ltd
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: ENERGY MANAGEMENT; RENEWABLE ENERGY
Field of Research: 079903 Combustion and Fuel Engineering


Solar pond
Chief Researcher: Burston 1
Supervisor: Akbarzadeh Prof A
Sponsor: Pyramid Salt Pty Ltd
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptor: SALINITY
Field of Research: 070403 Water and Sanitary Engineering


Solar heating
Chief Researcher: Akbarzadeh Prof A
Sponsor: Solahart Pty Ltd
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: ENERGY MANAGEMENT; RENEWABLE ENERGY
Field of Research: 079903 Combustion and Fuel Engineering


Remote area power supply
Chief Researcher: Akbarzadeh Prof A
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: ENERGY MANAGEMENT; RENEWABLE ENERGY
Field of Research: 079903 Combustion and Fuel Engineering


Reducing evaporation
Chief Researcher: Burston 1
Supervisor: Akbarzadeh Prof A
Sponsors: Sainty and Associates; Land & Water Resources R&D Corporation
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptor: WATER CONSERVATION
Field of Research: 070403 Water and Sanitary Engineering

 


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