Foroughi, Javad ARC Research Fellow

Senior Research Fellow

  • Australian Institute for Innovative Materials
  • Intelligent Polymer Research Institute

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • My research interests include Nanomaterials, Electromechanical Actuators (“Artificial Muscles”) using inherently conducting polymers and / or Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and the use of these in the development of Smart Textiles and Wearable Technologies for Biomedical applications


    Current Research


    • Design and fabrication of tissue engineering scaffolds with complex 3D architectures and customized chemistry that mimic the in vivo tissue environment,
    • Developing novel torsional carbon nanotubes yarn actuators for artificial muscles
    • Novel Artificial Muscle Actuators, Novel fibres spinning, Smart Textiles

Selected Publications


Impact Story


  • <a href="https://ihmri.uow.edu.au/about-ihmri/news/UOW228108.html" title="SPINNING A CLEVER YARN" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES NO LONGER THE REALM OF SCIENCE FICTION</a>
  • <a href="https://scout.tveyes.com/media/255337/AURADABCILLAWARRA/2018-02-23/16/40/44/?ua=1&StartOffset=0&eventid=eda406a9-89ca-4042-bb09-a3cb1fea1b2e&Highlight=&signature=50450B518DFA4767E55175AFAD8C9CEC" title="Smart Textile" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ABC interview</a>
  • <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLTHw4740kA" title="ABC Show Catalyst" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Artificial Muscles from Fishing line<br /><br /></a>
  • THAT’S DESPITE THREE DECADES OF RESEARCH INTO THE DISEASE<br /><br /><strong>A team of IHMRI researchers and clinicians are studying a new drug delivery system to reduce cancer cells and improve the chances of life-saving surgery for patients.</strong><a href="https://ihmri.uow.edu.au/about-ihmri/news/UOW240766.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">New Drug Delivery <br /></a><br />

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Smart Materials, Smart Textile, Carbon Nanotube, Artificial Muscles, Biomedical materials, wearable technology 

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy A novel nano-structured hybrid carbon nanotube fibre for sensitive biosensor and biomolecular diagnostic Al-Graiti, Wed
    Doctor of Philosophy Development of Wearable Textile Using CNT Yarn Kongahage, Dharshika
    Doctor of Philosophy Self-powered smart fabrics for wearable technologies. Mokhtari, Fatemeh
    Doctor of Philosophy Drug Loaded Coaxial Hydrogel Fibers as Drug Delivery Deports for Cancer Treatment Talebian, Sepehr
    Doctor of Philosophy Development and preclinical evaluation of implantable polymeric structures for local drug delivery in pancreatic cancer Wade, Samantha
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploration of torsional actuation and twist to writhe transition in nanostructured hydrogels Martino, Nicolas

Keywords


  • Smart Textiles, Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, Biomaterials,  Implantable Drug Delivery Systems, Wearable Technology 

Full Name


  • Dr Javad Foroughi

Mailing Address


  • University of Wollongong Australia

    Northfiled Ave.

    Wollongong

    New South Wales

    2500

    Australia

Web Of Science Researcher Id


  • A-1439-2012

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • My research interests include Nanomaterials, Electromechanical Actuators (“Artificial Muscles”) using inherently conducting polymers and / or Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and the use of these in the development of Smart Textiles and Wearable Technologies for Biomedical applications


    Current Research


    • Design and fabrication of tissue engineering scaffolds with complex 3D architectures and customized chemistry that mimic the in vivo tissue environment,
    • Developing novel torsional carbon nanotubes yarn actuators for artificial muscles
    • Novel Artificial Muscle Actuators, Novel fibres spinning, Smart Textiles

Selected Publications


Impact Story


  • <a href="https://ihmri.uow.edu.au/about-ihmri/news/UOW228108.html" title="SPINNING A CLEVER YARN" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES NO LONGER THE REALM OF SCIENCE FICTION</a>
  • <a href="https://scout.tveyes.com/media/255337/AURADABCILLAWARRA/2018-02-23/16/40/44/?ua=1&StartOffset=0&eventid=eda406a9-89ca-4042-bb09-a3cb1fea1b2e&Highlight=&signature=50450B518DFA4767E55175AFAD8C9CEC" title="Smart Textile" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ABC interview</a>
  • <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLTHw4740kA" title="ABC Show Catalyst" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Artificial Muscles from Fishing line<br /><br /></a>
  • THAT’S DESPITE THREE DECADES OF RESEARCH INTO THE DISEASE<br /><br /><strong>A team of IHMRI researchers and clinicians are studying a new drug delivery system to reduce cancer cells and improve the chances of life-saving surgery for patients.</strong><a href="https://ihmri.uow.edu.au/about-ihmri/news/UOW240766.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">New Drug Delivery <br /></a><br />

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Smart Materials, Smart Textile, Carbon Nanotube, Artificial Muscles, Biomedical materials, wearable technology 

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy A novel nano-structured hybrid carbon nanotube fibre for sensitive biosensor and biomolecular diagnostic Al-Graiti, Wed
    Doctor of Philosophy Development of Wearable Textile Using CNT Yarn Kongahage, Dharshika
    Doctor of Philosophy Self-powered smart fabrics for wearable technologies. Mokhtari, Fatemeh
    Doctor of Philosophy Drug Loaded Coaxial Hydrogel Fibers as Drug Delivery Deports for Cancer Treatment Talebian, Sepehr
    Doctor of Philosophy Development and preclinical evaluation of implantable polymeric structures for local drug delivery in pancreatic cancer Wade, Samantha
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploration of torsional actuation and twist to writhe transition in nanostructured hydrogels Martino, Nicolas

Keywords


  • Smart Textiles, Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, Biomaterials,  Implantable Drug Delivery Systems, Wearable Technology 

Full Name


  • Dr Javad Foroughi

Mailing Address


  • University of Wollongong Australia

    Northfiled Ave.

    Wollongong

    New South Wales

    2500

    Australia

Web Of Science Researcher Id


  • A-1439-2012

Geographic Focus