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David J. Garrett, The University of Melbourne, Australia

David J. Garrett

Dr David J. Garrett is a Post-Doctoral Fellow based in the Department of Physics at the University of Melbourne. He received his PhD from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, in 2011. He has worked as an Intern at IBM Almaden, California, and as part of the Bionic Vision Australia materials team, tasked with building a diamond retinal implant to restore sight to patients with retinitis pigmentosa. David now has a research group, based in Melbourne, and works primarily on diamond materials for retinal implants, investigation and integration of various carbon materials for biomedical applications with specific focus on neuro-modulation devices.