Professor Namita Choudhury
RMIT, Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Prof Choudhury, a Polymer Scientist by training, has an international research profile in the areas of macromolecular science, physical chemistry, materials engineering and nanotechnology, and has conducted high quality fundamental research and industrially-important inventions for over 20 years. Research into advanced functional materials, biomimetic materials and renewable energy materials (energy conversion and storage), and advanced manufacturing are the major pillars of her current research activities. In last 20 years, she has played a major leadership role in attracting and conducting large research projects/programs, industrial projects/consultancy, IP generation, and supervising high quality HDR (higher degree research) students and early/mid-career researchers in the areas of nanostructured polymers, membrane and biomimetic materials, ionic gels and hybrid coating funded by the ARC, industries and government agencies. Prof Choudhury’s specialisation in soft and hybrid materials has underpinned sustained strategic collaborations and research partnerships between university and industries.