Tristan Clemons


  • The University of Western Australia (M310), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 196 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
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Personal profile


Tristan Clemons is a key member of the BioNano research team based in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Western Australia. Tristan, along with his research interests, is heavily involved in student outreach and is an advocate for exciting students about the great opportunities a career in science can provide.

Funding overview

NHMRC Peter Doherty Australian Biomedical Fellowship (2014 - 2018)
Australian Nanotechnology Student Ambassador Award (2012 - 2014)

Previous positions

2013 – 2014 Postdoctoral Research position. Cardiophysiology research group, University of Western Australia, Perth WA.

2010 – 2013 PhD Nanotechnology. University of Western Australia, Perth WA
Nanotechnology and its applications in drug delivery - The main aim of this work is to develop multimodal polymeric nanoparticles which can be used as effective delivery vehicles of therapeutic agents to a range of diseases including cancer; and injuries including damage to the central nervous system.

Teaching overview

CHEM 1003 - 1st Year Chemistry


- Multifunctional nanoparticle synthesis
- Therapeutic delivery
- Disease treatment
- Wound healing
- Chemistry education research


  • Nanotechnology and therapeutic delivery

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Research Output 2011 2019

Designing online pre-laboratory activities for chemistry undergraduate laboratories

Spagnoli, D., Rummey, C., Man, N., Wills, S. & Clemons, T., 5 Jul 2019, Teaching Chemistry in Higher Education: A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Tina Overton. Seery, M. & McDonnell, C. (eds.). Dublin: Creathach Press, p. 315-322 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Open Access
learning environment
1 Citation (Scopus)

Introducing the first year laboratory to undergraduate chemistry students with an interactive 360° experience

Clemons, T., Fouche, L., Rummey, C., Lopez, R. & Spagnoli, D., 7 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Chemical Education. 96, 7, p. 1491-1496 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles: Design, synthesis, and biomedical applications

Clemons, T. D., Kerr, R. H. & Joos, A., 8 Jan 2019, Comprehensive nanoscience and nanotechnology: Volume 3: Biological nanoscience. Andrews, D. L., Lipson, R. H., Nann, T. & Goreham, R. V. (eds.). 2nd ed. Elsevier BV, Vol. 3. p. 193-210

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Open Access
Drug delivery

Relating Nanoparticle Geometry and Terahertz Reflectivity

Lawler, N., Wallace, V. P., Clemons, T. & Iyer, K. S., 2019, IRMMW-THz 2019 - 44th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 8873928. (International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, IRMMW-THz; vol. 2019-September).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Surface plasmon resonance
Infrared imaging

Projects 2014 2019