Virtual Experiences Laboratory (VXLab)

visualization virtualisation telepresence collaboration technologies industrial automation robotics cloud computing testing remote access virtual reality augmented reality

Corrosion Research Centre

Deakin's Corrosion Research Centre is home to exceptional research and testing facilities that include the National Facility for Pipeline Coating Assessment. The Centre's focus is on innovative corrosion and materials research and testing.

Deakin Plasma Facility

The Institute for Frontier Materials, located at Deakin's Waurn Ponds Campus, hosts the Plasma Facility. This facility offers platform technologies for plasma research and development, providing solutions to industry problems and also facilitating collaborative projects.

Centre for Micro-Photonics

Swinburne’s world renowned Centre for Micro-Photonics occupies the entire tenth floor of the Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre where some of the world’s best scientists work closely with industry to find solutions for big global problems

High Temperature Solar-Thermal Research Room

Concentrating solar energy for making fuels, metals, ceramics and other chemicals has tremendous potential, particularly in Australia, where high solar fluxes are close to our mineral deposits. This laboratory uses a solar simulator (effectively a “controlled sun”) to provide a controllable indoor test facility to enable the testing and research of using solar energy in high temperature processes and other applications. It is a unique facility in this country and incorporates a novel design developed at Swinburne.

Microfluidics Room

This facility is intended to train masters-level students in the manufacture and preparation of microfluidic devices. These technologies are increasingly used in biomedical diagnostics and environmental sensing e.g. small drops of a person's body fluids may be tested at airports or hospital beds to give an immediate warning of the presence of disease.

Energy Transformation Laboratory

In this laboratory students learn fundamental aspects of fluid flow, heat transfer and electrical-machine dynamics. A wave channel allows fundamental research into ocean wave-power machines. A solar-thermal furnace is used for studies of metals smelting using solar power.

Hydraulics Laboratory

It provides a regional and national focus for developing and testing stormwater and sewer treatment devices. The laboratory has been involved with a number of water and environmental engineering research projects, including the development of the ‘Humegard Gross Pollutant Trap’, an innovative stormwater treatment device, which is now widely used across Australia for storm water treatment.

Swinburne Factory of the Future

The Factory of the Future will showcase unique and integrated value-adding capabilities for advanced design, manufacturing and materials engineering. It will enable application-oriented, multi-disciplinary research collaborations in future manufacturing.

Swinburne NICTA Software Innovation Lab

The Swinburne Software Innovation Laboratory pairs NICTA’s world-leading ICT research capabilities with Swinburne’s agile, industry-focused software development expertise, creating new economic opportunities for major Victorian industries.

Melbourne X-Ray Diffraction Platform

X-ray diffraction provides information on the structure of your material. XRD is useful in research, process control and quality assurance.

Bionic Enterprises

Development of innovative device solutions for a range of medical disorders, including Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, essential tremor and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Monash Immersive Visualisation Platform

The Monash Immersive Visualisation Platform features CAVE2(TM) - a world-leading capability for the display and interactive exploration of rich and large datasets. It is used by scientists, engineers and artists to visualise, manipulate and comprehend data such as engineering models, multi-dimensional images across the size scale from nanoscopic to cosmic, and the outputs of scientific, computational and engineering simulations across the physical and life sciences and the arts and humanities.

CSIRO Lab 22 Innovation Centre

Metallic Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing, Metallic Additive Manufacturing, Metallic 3D Printing, Design, 3D Design, Prototyping, Rapid Prototyping, 3D Prototyping, Biomedical, Manufacturing, Biomedical Manufacturing, Arcam, EBM, Arcam EBM, Concept Laser, M2, Concept Laser M2, Optomec, LENS, Optomec LENS, Voxeljet, VX1000, Voxeljet VX1000, Cold Spray, Titanium, Ti 6-4, Ti 6Al 4V, Cobalt Chrome, CoCr, ASTM F75

Smart Structures Laboratory

A major three-dimensional testing facility developed for large scale testing of civil, mechanical, aerospace and mining engineering components and systems.

Monash Instrumentation Facility

Monash Instrumentation Facility provides electronics and mechanical engineering services for the design and development of custom instrumentation and laboratory equipment to meet specialised research needs.

Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing

The Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing takes fundamental research from a broad range of disciplines and applies them to manufacturing challenges. These disciplines include material science, alloy design and processing, surface engineering, corrosion and hybrid materials.

Bionics Institute Electrode Prototyping and Fabrication Facilities

With over 30 years of experience in development of cochlear implant technologies and translational design into retinal prostheses and neuro bionics fields, the Bionics Institute brings a multidisciplinary approach to custom implant design and fabrication. Specialising in taking designs from sketches to realised prototypes, our facilities and personnel offer a full suite of capabilities including digital design, rapid prototyping, iterative implant fabrication, testing and validation.

RMIT Advanced Manufacturing Facility

Housing some of the most advanced manufacturing technologies available, the Precinct brings design and engineering together, from digital design to digital manufacturing focusing in particular on 3D printing of advanced high value add products and components.

Melbourne Nanomaterials Characterisation Platform

This platform is a combination of atomic force microscopy (AFM), colloidal characterisation equipment and indentation capabilities to provide surface and material characterisation of a broad range of materials to support research activities in engineering, science and medicine. This platform has the capacity to provide information on surface topography, elasticity, magnetic and electrical properties, colloidal forces, wetting properties, and micro- and nano- mechanical material property characterisation.


Cross and Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics for researchers and industry

Melbourne Advanced Fluorescence Imaging Platform

The Advanced Fluorescence Imaging Platform provides access to cutting-edge instrumentation, focusing on super resolution optical microscopy and imaging flow cytometry. We support users with experiment design, data acquisition and analysis and instrument training across fields such as nanomedicine, cell biology, materials engineering and immunology.

Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI)

VLSCI is the biggest computation facility devoted to life sciences in the world, where researchers can access high-end compute resources and a range of experts to assist them - from research design through to data management and interpretation.