Raman Singh

Professor

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PhD projects

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1986 …2024

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Personal profile

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

Consulting

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

CURRENT

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)

 

PAST

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)

 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Research area keywords

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

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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