Cosmos Briefing

Nanotechnology pioneer to be champion of change

November 25, 2021 The Royal Institution of Australia
Cosmos Briefing
Nanotechnology pioneer to be champion of change
Show Notes

Distinguished Professor Chennupati Jagadish, based at ANU, has been named as the next president of the Australian Academy of Science. Jagadish is a world-renowned physicist and nanotechnology pioneer; he’s the first Australian of Indian heritage to lead the country’s premier science organisation. He was born in humble circumstances in Andhra Pradesh, south-eastern India. He moved to Australia with his family in 1990 to accept a position at ANU. Today Professor Jagadish talks to Royal Institution of Australia Editor-in-Chief Ian Connellan about his background and his thoughts on the future of Australian science.

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