Raman Singh


Accepting PhD Students

1986 …2020

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Research interests

  • Role of Nano-/Microstructure in Corrosion / Oxidation,
  • Stress Corrosion Cracking,
  • Graphene: A Disruptive Approach to Corrosion Mitigation and Other Applications,
  • Materials Degradation in Civil Engineering Applications and their Advanced Mitigation
  • Environment-assisted Degradation in Various Industrial Systems,
  • Corrosion and assisted-cracking of of Magnesium Alloys,
  • Failure Analysis of Metallic Industrial Components,
  • Surface and Sub-surface Characterisation of Corrosion.Role of Nano-/Microstructure in Materials / Corrosion,
  • Microbiologically-induced Corrosion and Cracking


Raman has been engaged in several consulting activities, during his 19 years at Monash. Some of them are listed here:

  • Processing of graphite into graphene oxide/graphene  for value-added products (An international graphite company),
  • Corrosion of Coated Steels (Orica Limited, Australia),
  • Corrosion of commercial aluminium alloys (GARMCO Australia),
  • Caustic cracking of steels in alumina processing condition (Alcoa Australia),
  • Caustic hardening of polymer components used for alumina processing (BHP Billiton),
  • Corrosion development on integrated printed circuit (VISION Systems),
  • Mitigation of pitting and stress corrosion cracking of stainless steel column for PVC stripping (Australian Vinyl),
  • Ex-service Steel Components in Caustic Environments in Alumina Processing (Queensland Alumina Ltd)

Supervision interests

  • Role of Nano-/Microstructure in Corrosion,
  • Graphene: Thinnest and Green Coating for Remarkable Corrosion Resistance
  • Stress Corrosion Cracking,
  • Magnesium Alloys: Application as Human Implants,Corrosion Resistance Coatings
  • High Temperature Corrosion in Clean Energy Systems,
  • Advanced Coatings and Surface Modifications for Corrosion Resistance,
  • Microbiologically-induced Corrosion and Cracking,
  • Surface and Sub-surface Characterisation of Corrosion.

Monash teaching commitment


ENG 5005: Engineering Projects (Faculty of Engineering / Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering)

MEC 3459: Materials Selection for Engineering Design (Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering)

MAE 3406: Aerospace Materials (Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering)

CHE 2167: Process Materials Selection (Chemical Engineering)

CHE 3166: Process Design (Chemical Engineering)

CHE 4180: Chemical Engineering Projects (Chemical Engineering)



CHE 4172: Nanotechnology and Material 2 (Monash Chemical Engineering)

MTE 4597: Nanomaterials and Nanobiotechnology (Monash Materials Engineering)

MEC 2403: Mechanics of Materials (Monash Mechanical Engineering)

MTE 3510: Surfaces (Monash Materials Engineering)

MTE 2508: Mechanics of Materials (Monash Materials Engineering)


Research area keywords

  • Corrosion
  • Corrosion Mitigation
  • Stress Corroision-Cracking
  • Nanocrystalline Alloys
  • Graphene Coatings

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Research Output

Behaviour of seawater and sea sand concrete filled FRP square hollow sections

Li, Y-L., Zhao, X-L. & Singh Raman, R. K., 1 Mar 2020, In : Thin-Walled Structures. 148, 18 p., 106596.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Degradation of a lean magnesium alloy in simulated physiological condition for bioresorbable implant applications

Mohan, S., Al-Saadi, S., Harandi, S. E., Berger, L., Löffler, J. F. & Singh Raman, R. K., 2020. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Durability of pultruded GFRP tubes subjected to seawater sea sand concrete and seawater environments

Bazli, M., Zhao, X-L., Bai, Y., Singh Raman, R. K., Al-Saadi, S. & Haque, A., 10 Jun 2020, In : Construction and Building Materials. 245, 23 p., 118399.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of UV radiation, moisture and elevated temperature on mechanical properties of GFRP pultruded profiles

Bazli, M., Jafari, A., Ashrafi, H., Zhao, X-L., Bai, Y. & Singh Raman, R. K., 20 Jan 2020, In : Construction and Building Materials. 231, 19 p., 117137.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Nano-structured palladium impregnate graphitic carbon nitride composite for efficient hydrogen gas sensing

Ibrahim, A., Memon, U. B., Duttagupta, S. P., Mahesh, I., Raman, R. K. S., Sarkar, A., Pendharkar, G. & Tatiparti, S. S. V., 27 Mar 2020, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 45, 17, p. 10623-10636 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)