Centre for Advanced Materials Technology

The Centre for Advanced Materials Technology (CAMT) within the school has a high international profile for its quality research over a wide field in materials characterisation and processing, information technology, nanotechnology, advanced manufacturing, solid mechanics and biotechnology.

In the last decade, the CAMT has initiated many new research activities in these areas such as nanomechanics, nanotribology, nano/bio-materials and ultraprecision/nano-machining, smart materials and structures, eco-materials, superhard films and coatings, polymer blends and alloys, and functionally graded materials. CAMT has positioned itself at the forefront of the disciplines, has a strong research link with many other leading institutions worldwide and is very well equipped with updated facilities.