About Us

Our Story

Developing Unique Liquid Metal Based Technology

Mission to create new technologies and materials that can improve the efficiencies of the electronic and optical based systems of the future.

Proven capabilities in developing systems that have significantly influenced the areas of liquid metals, sensors, electronic materials, optics, microfluidics, and medical devices.

Leader in liquid metal reaction.

Strong track record in developing commercialized technologies.

We are driven by research

The Team

Paul Butler

Director

Paul Butler is Uniseed’s Investment Manager based at UQ. Paul is an experienced General Manager in the technology domain across the communications, medical and mining industries. Prior to Uniseed Paul was CEO at Serene Medical, CEO at SmartCap Technologies, Executive General Manager Products at GroundProbe and CEO of ASX listed USCOM.

Paul is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and with qualifications in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Economics, he has been able to develop and bring new products to market. 

Prof Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh

Founder

Kourosh is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at UNSW Sydney and also the Founding Director of the Centre for Advanced Solid and Liquid based Electronics and Optics (CASLEO), UNSW. He is internationally recognised for his work on sensors, two dimensional semiconductors and liquid metals.

Dr Dorna Esrafilzadeh

Co-founder

Dr. Dorna Esrafilzadeh is a Scientia fellow in the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering at UNSW Sydney. Dr. Esrafilzadeh’s area of expertise is the design and synthesis of stimuli-responsive materials, flexible electrodes, and smart textiles using organic and inorganic conductors and 2D nanomaterials.

Dr Charlie Zhenbang Cao

Research Scientist

Charlie is a Postdoctoral research associate in CASLEO. He joined the team in 2020 and is developing scaling-up strategies for CO2 capture and conversion

Dr Claudia A. Echeverria

 Research Scientist

Dr. Echeverria is a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering at UNSW Sydney. Currently  is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the CASLEO as part of LM team, for the development of the CO2 capture and conversion system.

Junma Tang

PhD Researcher

Junma Tang is a PhD candidate co-supervised by Kourosh and Dorna, he founded the preliminary work for the CO2 capture and conversion via LM PLUS technologies

Justinian Panos

Research Engineer

Electrical Engineering (Honours) and Commerce (Business Economics) student at UNSW. Passionate about sustainable technology, economics and innovative business models.

Nicholas Leung

Research Engineer

Honours Engineering student completing a double degree in Electrical Engineering and Commerce (Fins) at UNSW, passion for innovation and Climate-positive actions.