Mitchell P. Jones

Post-doctoral researcher, RMIT University

Dr. Mitchell P. Jones is an engineer, research scientist and consultant with international industry and academic experience in product development, R&D, testing and data delivery. He obtained doctorates in chemistry and mechanical and manufacturing engineering from the University of Vienna, Austria, and The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia with an expansive publication record in top materials science conferences and journals and has worked at leading defence and aerospace companies spanning Australia and Europe.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Post-doctoral researcher, Vienna University of Technology

Education

  • 2020 
    University of Vienna, Doctor of Natural Sciences (Dr. rer, nat.), Chemistry
  • 2020 
    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Publications

  • 2020
    Reactive and Functional Polymers, Mushroom-derived chitosan-glucan nanopaper filters for the treatment of water
  • 2020
    Composites Science and Technology, Plastic to elastic: fungi-derived composite nanopapers with tunable tensile properties
  • 2020
    Marine Drugs, Crab vs. mushroom: a review of crustacean and fungal chitin in wound treatment
  • 2020
    Materials & Design, Engineered mycelium composite construction materials from fungal biorefineries: a critical review
  • 2019
    Biomacromolecules, Waste-derived low-cost mycelium nanopapers with tunable mechanical and surface properties
  • 2019
    Biomacromolecules, Nanomaterials derived from fungal sources—is it the new hype?
  • 2019
    Process Biochemistry, Agricultural by-product suitability for the production of chitinous composites and nanofibers utilising Trametes versicolor and Polyporus brumalis mycelial growth
  • 2019
    Scientific Reports, Thermal degradation and fire properties of fungal mycelium and mycelium-biomass composite materials
  • 2018
    Fire and Materials, Waste‐derived low‐cost mycelium composite construction materials with improved fire safety
  • 2018
    Advanced Materials Letters, Inherent species characteristic influence and growth performance assessment for mycelium composite applications
  • 2017
    Jounal of Bionanoscience, Mycelium composites: a review of engineering characteristics and growth kinetics

Professional Memberships

  • Professional Engineer, Institution of Engineers Australia
  • Chartered Chemist, Royal Australian Chemical Institute