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Amanda Ellis

Head Of Chemical Engineering
Graphene and carbon nanotubes
science & technology
physical sciences
technology
chemistry
materials science
materials science, multidisciplinary
science & technology - other topics
life sciences & biomedicine
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Prof

Amanda Ellis

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Dna Nanotechnology
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Prof

Amanda Ellis

 

Amanda Ellis is a Professor and Head of Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Melbourne. She graduated with a Ph.D (Applied Chemistry) from the University of Technology, Sydney in 2003.

After two postdocs in the USA, including Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and New Mexico State University she secured a prestigious Foundation of Research Science and Technology Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Industrial Research Ltd (now Callaghan Innovations). In 2006 she commenced at Flinders University, South Australia as a teaching/research academic in Chemical and Physical Sciences. During this time she became a full professor (2013), an ARC Future Fellow (2014) and acting Associate Dean of Research for the Faculty of Science and Engineering (2016). In May 2017 she joined the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Melbourne. She has been an ARC College of Experts for the MCPE panel (2017-2019) and Board member of the Royal Australia Chemical Institute (RACI) (2016-2019). She has secured over $20 M in funding from the ARC and non-ARC sources on projects involving novel polymer coatings, DNA nanotechnology, functionalised carbon nanotubes and graphene, nanocellulose, and plastic and biomass gasification.

Projects

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Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2018

RACI Margaret Sheil Leadership Award

2016

RACI Polymer Division Citation

2016

Erskine Fellowship (University of Canterbury, NZ)

2013

Australian Research Council Future Fellowship

2010

Vice Chancellors Early Career Researcher Award, Flinders University

2004

New Zealand Foundation of Science and Technology (NZFRST) Postdoctoral Fellow

2019

AFIChemE - Associate Fellow of IChemE


2014

FRACI - Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Head Of Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Member

Membrane Society of Australasia (MSA)

Fraci And Board Member

Royal Australian Chemical institute (RACI)

Education


Applied Chemistry

University of Technology Sydney