Studying at UNSW Science has led to interesting and rewarding careers across the globe for our alumni and this is something we are proud of. Our alumni have accomplished amazing things, from medical breakthroughs to environmental sustainability, from aviation management to data security - our alumni are making their mark in their communities and industries. 

Professor Jin-Woo Park

From a PhD in Aviation Management to the Head of the Department of Aviation Management at Korea Aerospace University (KAU)

Andrew Ngai

From a double degree in Maths & Stats and Actuarial Studies and winning the University Medal to Director at Taylor Fry Consulting.

Dr Frank Ruess

From a PhD in Quantum Computing to Product Lead at Google in Switzerland

Holstein Wong

From a Bachelor of Materials Science and Engineering to a Key Account Manager for Mining, Minerals and Metals at Schneider Electric

Dave Monaghan

From a PhD in Science to a CEO at Bandicoot Imaging Services

Doralyn S. Dalisay

From a PhD in microbiology to Director of the Center for Chemical Biology and Biotechnology at the University of San Agustin

Charishma Kaliyanda

From a dual degree in psychology and Spanish/Latin American studies to Community Education & Development Officer at headspace Campbelltown

Lance Chan

From chemistry honours to science communication, helping the next generation get excited about science as National Programs Officer at Questacon

Prue Watt OAM

From neuroscience major to Senior Policy Officer at Safe Work Australia (with four Paralympic gold medals!)

Sharanjit Paddam

From a master’s degree in mathematics to Principal of Climate & ESG Risk at Finity Consulting

Jason Chan

From a combined degree in Science & Business followed by Honours in Ecology to Environmental Planner at WSP

Edith Chow

From a PhD in chemistry to Senior Research Scientist at CSIRO working on a rapid test for COVID-19

Nishant Sharma

From a Bachelor of Aviation Management to Operations Manager at Stone Plus, an Import/Export firm in Hyderabad, India

Adam Camilleri

From majoring in Biological Science to helping Australian’s reduce landfill as a Taskforce Officer at the Australian Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment

Thays Costa

From a Bachelor’s degree in Data Science and Decisions to Technical Solutions Engineer at Google

Nicky Warton

From an Environmental Sciences degree to Environmental Scientist at Douglas Partners

Tristan Dwyer

From an Advanced Science degree with a major in physics to a Senior Consultant at Deloitte, working in the area of Analytics and Cognitive

Want to hear more alumni stories?

Check out these videos of alumni from across UNSW - including Science alumni Lauren Kress and Dr Tim Sharp (aka. Dr Happy) - as they answer questions from other UNSW alumni.