VIC | TAS Branch - Borland Forum


Materials Australia

Borland Forum 2021

Materials Australia Victoria | Tasmania Branch

Thursday 28th October 2021 | 5.15pm AEDT


The Borland Forum honours the memory of Dr Doug Borland who made a significant contribution to the study and teaching of metallurgy and materials engineering during his long and distinguished career.

The Borland Forum showcases high calibre postgraduate students nominated by their tertiary institution. The students each make short presentation on their materials-related research project, and the top presenter will receive the Borland Forum Award and a cash prize.


Thursday 28th October 2021


5:15 pm – Guest Log on (Please connect prior to 6:00pm in order to best assist the organisers)

5:30 pm – Presentations start



Presenters and Titles:

Swinburne University of Technology – Mr Duy Quang Pham “Plasma Spray Coatings of Bioceramics for Orthopaedic Implants”

University of Melbourne – Mr Andre Chambers “Optically-driven Neural Stimulation Using Surface-modified Diamond”

Monash University – Georgia Hunter “Modelling and Design of Additive Manufactured ‘Brick-and-Mortar’ Structures”

Deakin University – Mr Chao Liu “Textiles Waste Derived Hierarchically Porous Carbon Fibre for Water Purification and Energy Applications”

RMIT University – Mr Alistair Jones “Laser Powder-Bed-Fusion of Complicated Cellular Structures”


Swinburne University (School of Engineering) and ARC SEAM



18th October 2021 

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