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Prof

Sandra Kentish

Head Of School, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Engineering
desalination
Carbon Capture
Solvent extraction
Water Treatment
gas absorption
science & technology
technology
engineering
physical sciences
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Prof

Sandra Kentish

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Membrane Technology
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Prof

Sandra Kentish

 

Professor Sandra Kentish is Head of the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor at The University of Melbourne.

Professor Kentish has broad interests in industrial separations, particularly the use of membrane technology for energy, food and water applications.

She is a Project Leader within the ARC Dairy Innovation Research Hub, a researcher within the Future Fuels CRC and sits on the EPA Victoria Science, Engineering and Health Committee. She was the Discipline Leader in the CRC for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) for Membrane Technology from 2003-2015.

Professor Kentish was selected as one of Australia's Most Innovative Engineers by Engineers Australia in 2017 and as a Woman of Influence by the Australian Financial Review in 2018. She was elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) in 2019.She has also been awarded the Grimwade Prize in Industrial Chemistry, the Caltex Teaching Award of Excellence for Training of Chemical Engineers in Australasia, the Edward Brown Award and Kelvin Medal for Teaching Excellence within the University of Melbourne and the L.R. East Medal as Valedictorian of her Bachelors Degree Class.

Before commencing an academic career, Professor Kentish spent nine years in industry, with positions in Altona Petrochemical Company, Kodak Australasia and Kimberly Clark Australia.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 10 most recent scholarly works by Sandra Kentish.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2017

One of Australia's Most Innovative Engineers

Engineers Australia

2016

Grimwade Prize 2015

The University of Melbourne

2012

Certificate of Excellence for Most Engaged Research Group

Dairy Innovation Australia Limited (DIAL) Awards

2007

Edward Brown Medal for Teaching Excellence

The University of Melbourne

2007

Caltex Teaching Award

Caltex Australia

2004

Teaching Award for Excellence in Engineering Education

The Kelvin Club (Melbourne)

2004

Teaching Excellence Award

The University of Melbourne, Faculty of Engineering

2004

Universitas 21 Fellowship

The University of Melbourne

1984

Victorian Student Design Prize

Joint Victorian Chemical Engineering Committee

1984

Australasian Student Design Prize

Chemeca

1984

L.R. East Medal - Engineering Valedictorian

The Institution of Engineers

1983

Pratt Prize

2019

FTSE - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering


2018

FIEAUST - Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Australia


2018

Vincent Fairfax Fellow


2018

FRACI - Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute


2008

FICHEME - Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers


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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Committee Member

Membrane Society of Australasia

Member

Australian Institute of Energy

Education

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Master of Engineering Science

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Engineering

University of Melbourne

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