Associate Professor Rachel Caruso, an ARC Future Fellow, is a materials chemist with expertise in the fabrication of advanced porous functional materials. These materials have potential application in a range of areas including solar energy, water purification, the clean-up and storage of nuclear waste, and energy storage devices (lithium ion batteries).
Caruso holds a joint appointment between the University of Melbourne and CSIRO - as an Associate Professor and Reader in the School of Chemistry and as a OCE Science Leader in CSIRO Manufacturing.
Caruso worked as a postdoctoral fellow and group leader at two prestigious research institutes in Germany before returning to Australia to take up an ARC Australian Research Fellowship in 2003. Her research is well cited and has resulted in her receiving a number of awards.
The Advanced Porous Materials research group that Assoc. Prof. Caruso leads consists of postdoctoral fellows and PhD students at both the University of Melbourne and CSIRO. The group has established strong collaborations (nationally and internationally) and has been successful in obtaining research funding.
Caruso is also a member of the University of Melbourne Energy Institute and the Hallmark Materials Research Initiative.
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Ordered Mesoporous Graphitic Carbon/Iron Carbide Composites with High Porosity as a Sulfur..
Enhanced Electrochromic Properties of WO3 Nanotree-like Structures Synthesized via a Two-S..
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Enhanced Capacity In Ultra-Trace Level Detection And Speciation Of Compounds Of Environmental, Biological And Materials Science Interest
The proposed integrated facility will strongly support collaborative research in areas of high national priority. These are environmental su..
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Printing approaches to inorganic semiconductor photocatalyst fabrication
Donia Friedmann, Adam F Lee, Karen Wilson, Rouhollah Jalili, Rachel A Caruso
Journal article | 2019 | Journal of Materials Chemistry A
Printing approaches to inorganic semiconductor photocatalyst fabrication potentially offer a simplified path to realising designer..
Large-Scale Production of Bismuth Chalcogenide and Graphene Heterostructure and Its Application for Flexible Broadband Photodetector
Jingchao Song, Jian Yuan, Fang Xia, Jingying Liu, Yupeng Zhang, Yu Lin Zhong, Jialu Zheng, Yan Liu, Shaojuan Li, Meng Zhao, Zhiming Tian, Rachel A Caruso, Kian Ping Loh, Qiaoliang Bao
Journal article | 2016 | Advanced Electronic Materials
Synthesis, characterization, antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of hollow TiO2-coated CeO2 nanocontainers encapsulating silver nanoparticles for controlled silver release
J Gagnon, MJD Clift, D Vanhecke, IE Widnersson, S-L Abram, A Petri-Fink, RA Caruso, B Rothen-Rutishauser, KM Fromm
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Materials Chemistry B
Effect of cosolvents on the self-assembly of a non-ionic polyethylene oxide-polypropylene oxide-polyethylene oxide block copolymer in the protic ionic liquid ethylammonium nitrate
Zhengfei Chen, Tamar L Greaves, Rachel A Caruso, Calum J Drummond
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
Gas-assisted preparation of lead iodide perovskite films consisting of a monolayer of single crystalline grains for high efficiency planar solar cells
Fuzhi Huang, Yasmina Dkhissi, Wenchao Huang, Manda Xiao, Iacopo Benesperi, Sergey Rubanov, Ye Zhu, Xiongfeng Lin, Liangcong Jiang, Yecheng Zhou, Angus Gray-Weale, Joanne Etheridge, Christopher R McNeill, Rachel A Caruso, Udo Bach, Leone Spiccia, Yi-Bing Cheng
Journal article | 2014 | Nano Energy
One-Pot Preparation and Uranyl Adsorption Properties of Hierarchically Porous Zirconium Titanium Oxide Beads using Phase Separation Processes to Vary Macropore Morphology
Glenna L Drisko, Maryline Chee Kimling, Nicholas Scales, Andreas Ide, Erden Sizgek, Rachel A Caruso, Vittorio Luca
Journal article | 2010 | Langmuir
Modification of mesoporous TiO2 electrodes by surface treatment with titanium(IV), indium(III) and zirconium(IV) oxide precursors: preparation, characterization and photovoltaic performance in dye-sensitized nanocrystalline solar cells
David B Menzies, Qing Dai, Laure Bourgeois, Rachel A Caruso, Yi-Bing Cheng, George P Simon, Leone Spiccia
Journal article | 2007 | Nanotechnology
Royal Society of Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Science (honours)
University of Melbourne