Dr Durgasri Jaisankar

Dr Durgasri Jaisankar

Conjoint Lecturer

PhD in Optometry and Vision Science - Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 2021

Bachelor of Science in Optometry - Elite School of Optometry certified by Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India - 2014


Medicine & Health
School of Optometry and Vision Science

Dr Durgasri Jaisankar is a postdoctoral researcher at the Brien Holden Vision Institute Limited (BHVI), in addition to a conjoint lecturer appointment at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW. At BHVI, Durgasri specializes in ophthalmic lens product development for the correction and treatment of refractive errors. She obtained her PhD in Optometry and Vision Science from the Queensland University of Technology in 2021. Her PhD work focused on the evaluation of peripheral ocular optics and visual performance.

Durgasri completed her bachelor’s degree in optometry at Elite School of Optometry in India in 2014. Following this, she worked as a clinical optometrist and research fellow in the department of vitreoretinal diseases at the Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India. Throughout her academic and professional career, Durgasri has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles.

CDA Theme HDR publication award, Queensland University of Technology (2019).
Best poster presentation award in Retina Summit, India (2016).
Luxottica Excellence Award for Physical Optics. Elite School of Optometry (2014).
Dr. Revathy Srinivasan Prize for Geometric Optics. Elite School of Optometry (2014).
Prof S Veeraraghavan Prize for Biostatistics. Elite School of Optometry (2014).
Shree Banaskantha Palanpur Jain Association Award for Community Vision Care Service. Elite School of Optometry (2014).
Bausch and Lomb Eye Care India Pvt Ltd Prize for Best Student of the Year - Bachelor of Science in Optometry. Elite School of Optometry (2013).