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Donavan Marney
Donavan Marney

Adding Value to Waste Materials

Melbourne, Australia

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers
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Level: LEVEL 01

12 month points: 0 ptsView details

Lifetime points: 15 pts

skills
Science
R&D
water
Polymers
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Nanomaterials
Environmental Awareness
Spectroscopy
Materials Science
Analytical Chemistry
Statistics
Nanotechnology
Inorganic Chemistry
Electrochemistry
Metabolomics
Research
Waste Water Treatment
Characterization
Data Analysis
Statistical Modeling
Statistical Data Analysis
Corrosion
Polymer Chemistry
PROFILE

Summary

Materials Scientist/Engineer
Qualifications / Training
▪ Doctor of Philosophy (Chemical Sciences) – Swinburne University (Vic)
▪ Master of Applied Science in Chemistry – Monash University (Vic)
▪ Bachelor of Applied Science - Monash University (Vic)
Capabilities
• Physico-Chemistry Corrosion and deterioration
• Degradation mechanisms of materials
• Metals, cementitious and Plastic materials Failure Analyses
• Statistical Design of experiments for sampling and new materials design
• Materials synthesis, analyses and composite materials design
• Analytical, Organic, Electro and Physical Chemistry
• Materials Development for specific applications
• Research, technical, investigative and people leadership
• Research and Proposal writing
Projects
• Corrosion protection of pipes (DICL & Steel) for US Water Research Foundation
• Corrosion management for Deakin University Bridge Structure
• Develop of corrosion resistant structural composites from waste plastic and glass
• Microbial corrosion of steel
• Develop Monitoring Systems for invisible infrastructure
• Develop of Sensors for various purpose
• Develop additives for improving Timber Durability
• Develop of ceramic materials for sensors and fire protection
• Develop fire retardant additives for polymers
• Develop fire worthy electric cable insulation
• Speaker Local specialist groups on monitoring and use of data for decision making in Asset Management and Water Service Systems Integrity
• Conducted workshops on urban water intelligence/information collection and use for Asset Management

I have authored or co-authored reports and publications in a range of journals covering topics of materials behavior, performance and durability. In addition to peer reviewed journal publications, I have presented research at international and local conferences.

Experience

Research Scientist

Victoria University

March 2017 - Present

Development of new construction materials from kerbside recycled collected Glass and soft plastics

Visiting Research Fellow

Deakin University

February 2017 - Present

Materials Scientist

BCRC (http://bcrc.com.au)

January 2017 - Present

Manager (Victoria) for BCRC (http://bcrc.com.au/)
Materials Durability Consultant

Adjunct Associate Professor

Deakin University

January 2016 - Present

Urban Water Project Development

Professional Development

Marney Inc

July 2014 - Present

Exploration of Life Opportunities

Truck Driver

Spiral Logistics

March 2016 - Present

Heavy Rigid Driver, Transporting Steel within Victoria

ACTIVITY