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Dr Toan Dinh

Dr Toan Dinh
Name Toan Dinh
Position Lecturer (Mechanical Engineering)
Section School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Office B420
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4420
Extension 4420
Qualifications BEngMecht HANU , MScMecht HANU , PhD Griffith
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Research interests
Micro/nano-electromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS)
Physics of semiconductors
Sensors for harsh environments
Soft actuators and robotics
Advanced nanomaterials and wearable applications

Professional memberships
Australian Nanotechnology Network

Industry affiliations
Topic Editorial Board member of Nanomaterials (IF: 4.034), MDPI
Reviewer Board member of Micromachines (IF: 2.426), MDPI

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Future Materials (CFM)

Research most recent
T. Dinh*, T. Nguyen, H.-P. Phan, T.-K. Nguyen, V. T. Dau, N.-T. Nguyen, D. V. Dao, "Advances in rational designs and materials of high-performance stretchable electromechanical sensors," Small, 2020 (IF: 10.856)

T.-K. Nguyen, H.-P. Phan, K.M. Dowling, A. S. Yalamarthy, T. Dinh, V. Balakrishnan, T. Liu, C.A. Chapin, Q.-D. Truong, V.T. Dau, K.E. Goodson, D.G. Senesky, D.V. Dao, and N.-T. Nguyen, "Lithography and etching-free microfabrication of silicon carbide on insulator using direct UV laser ablation," Adv. Eng. Mater., 2020 (IF: 2.906)

A.R. Md Foisal, T.Nguyen, T. Dinh, T-K Nguyen, P. Tanner, E. Streed, D.V. Dao, "3C-SiC/Si heterostructure: an excellent platform for position sensitive detectors based on photovoltaic effect", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019. (IF: 8.456)

H.-P. Phan, Y. Zhong, T.-K. Nguyen, Y. Park, T. Dinh, E. Song, R.K. Vadivelu, M. K. Masud, J. Li, M.J.A. Shiddiky, D. Dao, Y. Yamauchi, J. A. Rogers, and N.-T. Nguyen, Long-lived, transferred crystalline silicon carbide nanomembranes for implantable flexible electronics, ACS Nano, 2019. (IF: 13.903)

V. Balakrishnan, T. Dinh, A.R. Md Foisal, T. Nguyen, H.-P. Phan, D.V. Dao, and N.-T. Nguyen, Paper-based electronics using Graphite and Silver nanoparticles for respiration monitoring , IEEE Sensor Journal, 2019. (IF: 3.076)

Research most notable
T. Nguyen*, T. Dinh*, A. R. M. Foisal, H.-P. Phan, T.-K. Nguyen, N.-T. Nguyen, and D. Dao*, “Giant piezoresistive effect by optoelectronic coupling in a heterojunction”, Nature communications, 2019 (IF: 11.880, Nature Indexed) * Corresponding author

T. Dinh*, H. P. Phan, A. Qamar, P. Woodfield, N. T. Nguyen, D. V. Dao, "Thermoresistive effect for advanced thermal sensors: fundamentals, design considerations and applications ", IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS), 2017. (IF: 2.621)

T. Dinh*, H.-P. Phan, T.-K. Nguyen, A. Qamar, A. R. M. Foisal, N. V. Thanh, C.-D. Tran, Y. Zhu, N.-T. Nguyen and D. V. Dao, " Environment-friendly carbon nanotube based flexible electronics for noninvasive and wearable healthcare,'' J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 10061-10068, 2016. (IF: 6.641)