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Dr Ben Muir

Team Leader, Senior Research Scientist

https://people.csiro.au/M/B/Ben-Muir

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PRIVATE BAG 10
CLAYTON SOUTH VIC 3169 AUSTRALIA

Biography

Dr Ben Muir is manager of the Rapid Automated Materials & Processing centre and leads a number of research projects. In this role he utilizes robotic synthesis and characterization equipment to rapidly speed up R&D outcomes in materials research used by CSIRO's industry partners. He conducts collaborative research with a number of companies and organisations. His work focuses on the development of High throughput research techniques for materials discovery in various industries.

He has published in Nature and Science journals, has a h-index of 34 and holds a number of patents and patent applications. He is increasingly implementing the use of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence methods to aid Research and Development in various Manufacturing industries.

Other Interests

Dr Muir's research projects span a range of organic, inorganic, polymeric and nanoparticulate based materials with application in various industries including the:

•health and biomedical sectors.
•agricultural
•cosmetic
•pharmaceutical
•energy
•mining

If you would like to know more, please contact Dr Muir to see how your research could be aided through use of the facilities available in RAMP.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2003

    PhD Materials Engineering
    Monash University

Professional Experiences

  • 2004-2005

    Research Scientist
    Anteo Diagnostics

  • 2005-present

    Research Scientist
    CSIRO

Achievements and Awards

  • 2016-2018

    Julius Career award
    CSIRO

  • Treloar Prize
    RACI

Publications

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