Ian Snook and his colleague Bill van Megen were the first researchers at RMIT to receive funding from the then-named Australian Research Grants Council in the mid-1970’s. Following that, he was successful in gaining 12 more ARC Discovery Grants. 


  1. ARGC Grant No.75/15698 I. K. Snook and W. van Megen, "Monte Carlo Simulation of Solid-Liquid Interface", 1976, 1977, 1978.
  2. ARGC Grant No. 878/15168 I. K. Snook and W. van Megen, "Interaction and Dynamical Properties of Submacroscopic Particles", 1979, 1980, 1981.
  3. ARGC Grant No. C 81154761 I. K. Snook, W. van Megen, W. Comper (Monash University) and B. Preston (Monash University), "Photon Correlation Spectroscopy of Multicomponent Systems in Non-Equilibrium States", 1982,1983,1984.
  4. ARGS Grant No. C.8515280 I I. K. Snook, W. van Megen and D. Napper (Sydney University), "Preparation and Dynamic Light Scattering Studies of Concentrated Charge Stabilized Suspensions", 1985, 1986, 1987.
  5. ARC Research Grant No. A 68715878 I. K. Snook, W. van Megen and E.R. Smith (La Trobe University), "Stochastic Simulation of Superdense Colloids", 1988, 1989, 1990.
  6. ARC Grant No. A69131617I. K. Snook and E.R. Smith (La Trobe University), “ Parallel and Serial Computations of Brownian Scale Motion by Molecular Methods”,1992, 1993,1994.
  7. ARC Grant No. A69331255, I. K. Snook.“Computer Simulation of the Growth and Structure of Adsorbed Films on Heterogeneous Surfaces”, 1994, 1995, 1996.
  8. ARC Grant No. A69803398 with P. Daivis, “Computational Study of the approach to the Brownian, limit in shearing binary systems”,1998, 1999, 2000.
  9. ARC Discovery Grant No. DP0450435, I.K. Snook and S. Russo, "The Role of Thermodynamics and Kinetics in Self-Assembly of Metallic Nanocrystals", 2004, 2005, 2006
  10.  ARC Discovery Grant DP0556439, I.K. Snook and S. Russo, "Accurate Quantum Modelling of van der Waals interaction and its Application to Molecular Physisorption onto Surfaces", 2005, 2006, 2007.
  11.  ARC Discovery Grant DP0770543, I. K. Snook and S. Russo, "Understanding and Controlling the Processes Underlying Self Assembly of Nanostructures on Surfaces", 2007, 2008, 2009
  12.   ARC Discovery Project Grant DP110101362 I. K. Snook and A. S. Barnard (CSIRO), “A theoretical hierarchy to investigate the electronic behaviour of graphene nanostructures under realistic conditions”, 2011, 2012, 2013
  13.  ARC Discovery Project Grant DP120102976 I. K. Snook, P. Daivis (RMIT), B. Todd (Swinburne) and K. Koynov (Max Planck, Mainz),“Accurate transport theory for nanofluidic separation science”, 2012, 2013, 2014