Real World Applications

Polymeric materials are essential for our everyday life. The Soft Matter Materials team aims to translate its chemistry into real-world applications through a number of ongoing ARC Linkage collaborations and direct bilateral funding agreements with our industrial partners.

Examples of these projects include:

In addition to these Linkage based projects, our team is supported through direct funding by a number of other industry collaborations ranging from next generation automotive foams (Evonik) to high performance inks for coating materials (Siegwerk).


Understanding the formation processes of complex network materials just out in @NatureMaterials in a three way collaboration between @ResearchUGent @Stanford and @QUT @QUTmaterials Amazing work by first author Lies de Keer and @QUT author Daniel Kodura.

Multicomponent reactions give fast and simple access to photoreactive monomers for wavelength-orthogonal soft matter materials design, just out in @ACSMacroLett Well done, Christina! Excellent collaboration with @HatisMutlu @KITKarlsruhe @QUTmaterials @QUT

If your PhD expertise is in advanced surface and soft matter materials characterization, check out the latest opening in our team and join us @QUT @QUTmaterials in Brisbane for a post-doctoral position