Alumni

Alumni2021-11-15T23:13:55+00:00

Many former Monash University/BioPRIA students have gone on to successful careers in engineering, business and education sectors.  See where they are now!

2021

  • Dr Maisha Maliha – Applications of organobismuth-nanocellulose composites as antimicrobial materials.
  • Dr Ruth Barajas Ledesma (PALS) – New concepts of lignocellulosic materials in agriculture.
  • Dr Leo Lebanov (PALS & UTas) – Application of multivariate statistical analysis and machine learning on the signals recorded in analytical chemistry in the metabolomic studies of natural products.

2020

2019

  • Dr Shaun Ang – New functional printed or coated materials based on cellulose nanofibers.
  • Dr Llyza Mendoza (BAMI) – Engineering Dynamic Nanocellulose Hydrogels.
  • Dr Kirubanandan Shanmugam (BAMI) – Nanocellulose based barrier materials.
  • Dr Thilina Gunawardhana (BAMI) – Biorefinery opportunities in a thermomechanical pulping mill.
  • Dr Aysu Onur (GRIP, Monash University) – Engineering cellulose fibre composites for liquid filtration.
  • Dr Xue Zhang (BAMI) – Investigation the effect of inorganic pigments on fabrication of super-hydrophobic paper.
  • Dr Anurag Parihar (BAMI) – Production of platform chemical from lignocellulosic biomass using a fluidised bed reactor.
  • Dr Negin Amini (BAMI) – Microwave pre-treatment of lignocellulosic biomass.

2018

  • Dr Lionel Longe (BAMI) – Synthesis of bio-polymers starting from deconstructed lignin.
  • Dr Jinhuo Dai (BAMI) – Depolymerisation of lignin into fine chemicals.
  • Dr Mahmud Kibria (BAMI) – Computational Fluid dynamic modelling of Entrained flow gasification of biomass.

2017

  • Dr Uthpala Garusinghe (BAMI) – Nanoclay-nanocellulsoe composites for barrier applications.
  • Dr Praveena Raj (BAMI) – Interaction Between Charged Polymers In Cellulose Nanofiber Suspension
  • Dr Pramod Sripada (BAMI) – Biomass Gasification for the synthesis of chemicals.
  • Mr Zhiyong He (BAMI) – Developing of super wettable materials using cellulose manofibers for the application of Oil/Water separation
  • Dr Natasha Yeow – Low-Cost Paper Diagnostics For Indirect Antiglobulin Sheet.
  • Dr Windy Ziwei Huang – Paper Based Diagnostic Device Development.

2016

  • Dr Whui Lyn Then – Antibody-Antigen Interactions In Low-Cost Paper Diagnostics For Blood Typing And Bioassays.
  • Dr Lizi Li – Blood Typing Using Bioactive Paper Devices and Liquid Micro Reactors.