1986 …2022

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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

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)

 

Research area keywords

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

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