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Key Points for Laureate Professor Veena Sahajwalla
- Laureate Professor Veena Sahajwalla featured on The Australian Story.
- Was appointed hub leader of the national NESP Sustainable Communities and Waste Hub.
- Veena Sahajwalla was awarded Australian of the Year NSW, 2021
- Appointed 2021 Australia Day Ambassador in Coolamon.
- In 2020, Professor Veena Sahajwalla won and was made Director of two new research and industrial transformation Hubs: the ARC Micro-recycling Hub, and the NESP Sustainable Communities and Waste Hub.
- In 2019, she was honoured by Engineers Australia as a Centenary Hero for her work.
- Business Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) Award for Outstanding Collaboration in Research & Development for 2019.
In 2018 Veena Sahajwalla was elected as Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.
- In 2016, Professor Veena was named one of Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers and in 2015, Professor Veena named Australia’s 100 Most Influential Engineers, both by Engineers Australia.
- Awarded an Australian Research Council Australian Laureate Fellowship 2014.
- In 2013, Professor Veena Sahajwalla received the ‘Howe Memorial Lecture Award’, Pittsburgh, USA in appreciation for her lecture on ‘The Power of Steelmaking – harnessing high temperature reactions to transform waste into raw material resource.
Topics for Laureate Professor Veena Sahajwalla
- Leadership for our planet and people
- Sustainable materials and products
- Microfactories: Small solutions for big challenges
- Innovation: Transformations that deliver benefits for our planet and our people