Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Welcome to the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

The School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering offers a wide range of sophisticated analytical equipment and instrumentation – as well as analytical services – that can be accessed by external users.

The list of equipment and analysis categories availalbe includes:

  • 3D X-ray Imaging
  • Chromatography (GC, HPLC, ULPC)
  • Dewattering
  • Elemental, Surface and Particle Analysis
  • Materials Grinding and Crushing
  • Mechanical Analysis
  • Microscopy (AFM, Optical, Fluorescent)
  • Rheometry
  • Spectroscopy (UV-Vis, FTIR, AAS, OWLS, ICP-OES, Fluorescence spectroscopy)
  • Thermal Analysis (DSC, TGA, TMA, TGA-FTIR, TG-DTA)


Robin Chacko, CBE Operations Manager

Steve Spoljaric, CBE Lab Manager

Location and Hours of Operation

Hours Location

Facility Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-6:00pm

Staffed Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-6:00pm

Buildings 154, 165, 167, 169, 170: The University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3010

Building 261: 203 Bouverie Street, Parkville, 3010

Links and Resources

For more information see our website here.


Name Role Phone Email Location
Robin Chacko
Operations Manager
0466 869 837
Building 167, Room G02, Parkville
Steve Spoljaric
Laboratory Manager
0487 031 556
Building 261, Room G29, Parkville