Professor Tanya Monro – IPAS Director – Finalist in inaugural Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards
Professor Tanya Monro is a finalist in the Physical Sciences category of the inaugural Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards 2010. She has published over 300 papers in journals and refereed conference proceedings, and won a number of prestigious awards, including the 2008 Prime Minister’s Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year as well as the inaugural 2009 Emerging Leader in Science prize awarded by The Australian.
She is an Australian Research Council Federation Fellow and the inaugural Director of the University’s Institute for Photonics & Advanced Sensing (IPAS). IPAS is a unique research institute with a transdisciplinary research agenda, working at the boundaries of physics, chemistry and biology to create knowledge and new technologies, and solve problems for health, the environment, defence, food and wine.