Dr Owen Standard

Senior Lecturer

University of New South Wales

School of Materials Science and Engineering
University of New South Wales
PH: 61 (2) 93854437
Fax: 61 (2) 93855956
Email: [email protected]


My main areas of expertise are:

  • Biomaterials inclusing bioceramics
  • Ceramics
  • Structural ceramics including bricks and refractories
  • Composites
  • Electronic and superconducting ceramics
  • Microwave processing

I have received numerous grants to perform reserach in my areas of expertise.

Major Qualifications

Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering) - 1995

B.E. Hons (Ceramic Engineering) - 1989

Major Publications

1. O.C. Standard et al., "Long Term Ageing at 37°C of Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal (TZP) ceramics in Simulated Body Solution", Int. Ceram. Mono. 2, pp. 21-31, 1996

2. C.C. Sorrell et al, "Absence of Microwave Effect in Ceramics: Precise Temperature, Thermal Gradient and Densification Determination in Proportional-Power Microwave Furnace", Ceramic Microstructures, pp. 471-496, 1996.

3. N. Ehsani et al., "Advanced Micrwave Sintering of Ceramics - II Temperature Calibration", Mater. Eng., 8 [2], pp. 89-95, 1997.

4. "C.H. Choi et al., 'Powder Melting Process for YBa2Cu3O7-y Supercondictor by Eutectic Formation:, Superconductor Sci. and Tech., 11, pp. 637-644, 1998.

5. H. Zreiqat et al., "The Role of Surface Characteristics in the Initial Adhesion of Human Bone-Derived Cells on Ceramics", Cells and Materials, 6 [1-3], pp. 45-56, 1996.

Professional Institution Membership

American Ceramic Society (1996-Present)

Australiasian Ceramic Society (1993-Present)

Australian Society for Biomaterials Inc (1992-Present)

Significant Employment History

Lecturer - University of New South Wales (1997-Present)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - University of New South Wales (1994-1997)

Visiting Research Scientist - CRC for Eye Research & Technology (1994-1995)

Research Assistant - CRC for Eye Research & Technology (1993-1994)

Research Assistant - University of Technology, Sydney (1993)

Research Assistant - University of New South Wales (1989-1992)

Services Offered

Materials testing and consultancy services.

Commercial Details

Fee Charging structure and rates

To be negotiated between client and university.


Availability and preferred contact route

E-mail is my preferred contact method.

Current availability status


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