Innovative engineer for STEM forum

STEM Women Branching Out is pleased to present one of Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers as its Thinker In Residence for an online forum in May – Professor Madhu Baskaran from RMIT University.

This session will be held online from 1-2 pm on May 28.

Professor Baskaran, who co-leads the Functional Materials and Microsystems Research Group at RMIT University, has won several awards and fellowships for her research, including competitive Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010-2014) and Australian Research Council DECRA Fellowship (2016-2018).  She has also won a Victoria Fellowship and been named one of Top 10 Innovators under 35 for Asia (MIT Technology Review 2016).  In 2018, she won the Batterham Medal and the APEC Aspire Prize.

In 2017 she was recognised with the Eureka Prize for Outstanding Early Career Researcher and also named among Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers by Engineers Australia.  She is also the Associate Dean for Higher Degrees by Research at the School of Engineering. Her research interests include functional oxide thin films, wearable technologies and stretchable electronics.

Interested participants can join the online session via this guest link or join the session directly from STEMWBO FLO site. Forum participants are welcome to post questions to the presenter until 5pm on May 25.

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