Research Fellows & Staff

DR ALEX HARRISAlex Harris IPRI

Qualifications

PhD, School of Chemistry, Monash University, Australia

BSc (Hons), Monash University, Australia

Research Interests

Alex uses a range of techniques including electrochemistry, microscopy and electrophysiology to understand and improve electrodes for sensing and bionic applications.  He also has an interest in the ethical implications of the types of medical devices he is developing.  

Specific projects include: investigating the impact of different proteins on electrode surfaces; testing different materials for modifying electrodes for bionic applications; understanding how electric fields and electrochemical processes interact with neurons; and using new manufacturing techniques to create next generation bionic devices.

Contact

+61 2 4221 5821
Email Alex Harris

Last reviewed: 10 July, 2015