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
  • Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Chromatography (GC, HPLC, ULPC)
  • Dewattering
  • Electrical and Electronic Analysis
  • 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)


Steve Spoljaric, BME Lab Manager

Fran Ercole, CE 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
Steve Spoljaric
BME Laboratory Manager
0487 031 556
Building 261, Room G29, Parkville
Fran Ercole
CE Laboratory Manager
0414 640 970
Building 165, Room 124, Parkville