Our New Staff member Tushar Kumeria joins us as Scientia Senior Lecturer. He is an NHMRC Early Career Fellow with a research focus on porous nanomaterials. He received his B. Tech and M. Tech degree from Amity University, India in 2011 and Ph.D. from the School of Chemical Engineering, the University of Adelaide (UoA) in 2015. After Ph.D., he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California-San Diego (UCSD), USA. In 2017, he joined the University of Queensland (UQ)-School of Pharmacy as a UQ Development Fellow and NHMRC NHMRC Early Career Fellow (in 2018).

Tushar has authored 67 peer-reviewed publications and 7 book chapters in various internationally renowned journals in the field of nanomaterials, biomaterials, sensing, and drug delivery. His work is cited more than 1795 times on Scopus and returns an h-index of 25. His research expertise lies in nanoporous materials and their composites.