Carbon Division

The Division is home for all like-minded professionals including researchers, students and industry experts who are interested in the training, research, development and demonstration of a wide range of carbon related science and engineering.


Our purpose


Our Carbon Division was created to:

  • provide a unique interaction platform for professionals from industry, academia and public funded research organisations who are interested in carbon related science and engineering
  • disseminate the latest research and applications of carbon
  • provide a space for the professional development of carbon scientists
  • encourage students to embark on a career in carbon related academic research or industries.


Our broad areas cover:

  • materials design, modelling, product development, and structural and functional applications of carbon materials composed primarily of elemental carbon
  • formation, structure, properties, behaviour, and technological applications of carbon
  • synthetic or natural carbon materials and products such as graphene, graphite, carbon fibre, carbon nanotubes, and carbon foams
  • hybrid materials including dispersions, coatings, fibres and composites
  • application areas including sectors such as energy, coatings, aerospace, automotive, defence, electronics, sports, and construction.


Regular Events 


Our Carbon Division is very active in holding regular events. Highlights include:

  • A national conference (CIC) every 18-24 months where the latest academic research and commercial sector innovations are presented.
  • Lectures presented by eminent carbon experts in several locations.
  • Several state-based, one-day student and ECR symposia held annually.


Divisional Awards


We present a range of awards to recognise the contribution of our members. Highlights include:

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Divisional committee

Position Name
Chair - Dr Nishar Hameed
Chair Elect - Dr Nisa Salim
Secretary - Joe Shapter


Become Involved


If you would like more information on our Carbon Division or how to become involved please contact us

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