|Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney|
|Registered Australian Trade Mark Attorney|
|Qualification||Institution||Year of Completion|
|Master of Intellectual Property||University of Technology, Sydney||2018|
|Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)||Victoria University||2008|
|Bachelor of Science in Medical Forensic and Analytical Chemistry (Hons I)||Victoria University of Technology||2003|
Postdoctoral Research Experience
|Position||Organisation/Institution||Date of Tenure|
|Postdoctoral Research Fellow||Victoria University||2009-2015|
|Royal Australian Chemical Institute||Member|
|The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia||Student Member|
|Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand||Student Member|
Selected Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Specifications
|PCT Publication Number||Title of Application|
|WO2019/027368||Method of preparing stapled peptides|
|WO2018/044241||Method of producing a methanation catalyst|
|WO2018/102852||Solar cell fabrication|
|WO2019/046882||Gaseous Mercury capture|
|WO 2017/031524||Porous Coatings|
|WO 2017/075647||Solar Collector|
Selected Publications - Scientific
|Khairallah, Stewart et al., (2009), “Gas phase supramolecular cluster ions of deoxyguanosine induced by binding to (2,2’:6’,2”-terpyridine)-platinum (II) and (diethylenetriamine)-platinum (II)”, Dalton Trans., 1542-1548|
|Myat, Stewart et al., (2014), “Experimental and computational investigations of the interactions between model organic compounds and subsequent membrane fouling”, Water Res., 48, 108-118|
|Stewart et al., (2014), “Exploring the molecular basis for the metal-mediated assembly of alginate gels”, Carbohydr. Polym., 102, 246-253.|
|Stewart et al., (2014), “The role of poly-M and poly-GM sequences in the metal-mediated assembly of alginate gels”, Carobhydr. Polym., 112, 486-493.|
|Stojanovska, Stewart et al., (2016) “Platinum accumulation and changes in mitochondrial function of the longitudinal muscle and myenteric plexus following oxaliplatin administration”, Neurogastroenterol. Motil., 28, S1, 55.|
|Stewart et al., (2017) “A structural basis for the amphiphilic character of alginates – Implications for membrane fouling”, Carbohydr. Polym., 164, 162-169.|
Experience and Technical Background
Experienced in the following areas of patent practice:
- Local and Foreign Patent Prosecution
- Patent Drafting
- Third Party Observations
Primary patent practice areas by technology:
- Organic Chemistry
- Pharmaceutical and Veterinary Products
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Materials Chemistry
- Chemical Engineering
A. General technical areas:
- Inorganic/Bioinorganic Chemistry
- Water Purification/Separation Technologies
- Analytical Chemistry
- Physical Chemistry
- Materials Chemistry
B. Honours research:
- Research in the area of analytical bioinorganic chemistry, in particular the interactions between Cu(II) and bidentate chelates for use as potential neuroprotectants.
- Identified the potential role of halogens in enhancing possible neuroprotective effectiveness of bidentate chelates.
C. PhD research:
- Broad research program combining analytical and bioinorganic chemistry with theoretical chemistry methods to provide insights into biological processes and potential drug targets.
- Research included investigations of antioxidant scavenging and the effect of chelated transition metals on promoting scavenging; the effect of halogens on bidentate chelates in binding to transition metals, and; the effect of steric hindrance on platinum(II) and palladium(II) complexes and their competition for different nucleobases.
D. Postdoctoral research:
- Research undertaken in the areas of water treatment and separation technologies, in particular membrane processes and the mechanisms of fouling by organic foulants.
- Lead to fundamental insights in the interactions of various classes of foulants and their interactions with hydrophobic polymeric surfaces.
- Also developed a method for the recycling of used polymeric membranes in order to extract valuable polymers and reduce waste.
- Contributed to other projects in the fields of food technology, biochemistry, waste processing, microbiology and bioanalytical chemistry.