Professor Dusan Losic
Hub Director, The University of Adelaide
Prof Losic is a professor at the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, the University of Adelaide, and leader of Nano research group with 20 researchers. He completed PhD (2003) in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Flinders University, Australia) as one of the first PhD in Australia in this field. After 3 years postdoctoral work at Flinders in 2007 he received ARC Research Fellowship (5 years) starting his independent research at University of South Australia (Ian Wark Research Institute). In 2012 he received ARC Future Fellowship, and join the University of Adelaide with his research group. His multidisciplinary research involves fundamental, engineering and applied aspects across disciplines of nanotechnology, chemistry, materials science, engineering, medicine and agriculture with focus on engineering of new nano materials, new properties and their applications to address concerning problems in health, environment, agriculture and energy. He published >450 publications in leading journals and conferences including 3 Edited books, 20 book chapters, 300 journal papers, 80 conference papers, 120 conference abstracts and 9 patents, attracting ca 12500 citations (Google scholar), h=62 and 14 journal covers. His presented 5 Plenary, 10 key, 20 invited conference lectures, 100 Invited talks and seminars at Universities worldwide. He received ~ $20 M in research funding in last 10 years completing 40 research projects, half involving industry with an outstanding track record in research translation (5 licensing technologies).