Calka, Andrzej Associate Professor

Associate Professor

  • School of Mechanical, Materials & Mechatronics Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
  • Engineering Materials

Research Overview


  • (1)  Development of innovative materials processing technologies based on reactive milling and complex plasma powder processing ( synthesis of: novel super-hard materials, nanopowders and nano-materials, hydrogen storage materials, high di-electric constant ceramics, advanced metal matrix composites, reduction of minerals).

    (2) Innovative electro-mechano-chemical powder processing.

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Investigating how the Electric Discharge Properties Affect the Synthesis and Processing of Materials by Electric Discharge Assisted Mechanical Milling Aksenczuk, Andrzej
    Doctor of Philosophy Synthesis and Properties of Novel Materials Synthesized by Electric Discharge Assisted Mechanical Milling Wyszomirska, Monika

Education And Training


  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Warsaw University of Technology
  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology

Teaching Overview


  • 2008 +: Associate Professor, University of Wollongong

    1995 - 07: Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong

    1988 - 95:  Senior Research Fellow, Australian National University

    1983 - 88:  Research Fellow, The Australian National University,

    1977 - 83:  Research Associate, Warsaw University of Technology.

    1975 - 77:  Research Associate, Northeastern University (Boston, USA).

    1972 - 75:  Research Assistant, Warsaw University of Technology.

Keywords


  • mechano-chemistry

    electro-mechano-chemistry

    reactive ball milling

    mechanical alloying

    powder plasma processing

    synthesis of complex ceramics

    reduction of minerals and oxides

    electric discharge compaction of powders

    synthesis of hardmetals

    synthesis of metal hydrides

Fax


  • +61 2 4221 3112

Research Overview


  • (1)  Development of innovative materials processing technologies based on reactive milling and complex plasma powder processing ( synthesis of: novel super-hard materials, nanopowders and nano-materials, hydrogen storage materials, high di-electric constant ceramics, advanced metal matrix composites, reduction of minerals).

    (2) Innovative electro-mechano-chemical powder processing.

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Investigating how the Electric Discharge Properties Affect the Synthesis and Processing of Materials by Electric Discharge Assisted Mechanical Milling Aksenczuk, Andrzej
    Doctor of Philosophy Synthesis and Properties of Novel Materials Synthesized by Electric Discharge Assisted Mechanical Milling Wyszomirska, Monika

Education And Training


  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Warsaw University of Technology
  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology

Teaching Overview


  • 2008 +: Associate Professor, University of Wollongong

    1995 - 07: Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong

    1988 - 95:  Senior Research Fellow, Australian National University

    1983 - 88:  Research Fellow, The Australian National University,

    1977 - 83:  Research Associate, Warsaw University of Technology.

    1975 - 77:  Research Associate, Northeastern University (Boston, USA).

    1972 - 75:  Research Assistant, Warsaw University of Technology.

Keywords


  • mechano-chemistry

    electro-mechano-chemistry

    reactive ball milling

    mechanical alloying

    powder plasma processing

    synthesis of complex ceramics

    reduction of minerals and oxides

    electric discharge compaction of powders

    synthesis of hardmetals

    synthesis of metal hydrides

Fax


  • +61 2 4221 3112
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