Professor Frank Caruso

Theme leader, Fertilisers with engineered coatings

Frank Caruso is an internationally recognised expert in nano- and biomaterials with extensive experience in managing multidisciplinary research teams, commercialisation and industry collaborations.  Frank will lead Theme 1, developing engineered coatings for the controlled release of fertilisers.  He has led and collaborated on numerous Australian and international funded research programs.  His achievements have been recognised through numerous awards and appointments including Fellowship of the Royal Society and Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Science.  He is a highly cited researcher and is an editor and on the editorial boards of a number of key academic journals in materials science and nanotechnology.

Organisation:
School of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and IT, The University of Melbourne

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