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Veena Sahajwalla: Microrecycling

Where
Powerhouse Museum
Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris Street, Ultimo NSW 2007
Theatre, Level 2
When

Sunday 14 August from 2pm to 3pm

Materials scientist and engineer Professor Veena Sahajwalla is a visionary inventor creating a new generation of green materials, products and resources reformed from waste.

In this talk she will demonstrate the significance of her inventions, research and how her MICROfactorie® technologies deliver not only environmental benefits but create new supply chains, jobs and other economic and societal gains.

Sahajwalla has pioneered the science of microrecycling as the founding Director of the Sustainable Materials Research & Technology (SMaRT) Centre at the University of New South Wales. She is a Fellow of both the Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering and 2022 NSW Australian of the Year.

Powerhouse is delighted to host Sahajwalla as the Sydney Science Festival 2022 Ambassador and keynote speaker.

This event is free. Bookings are essential.

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