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Distinguished Professor Suresh K Bhargava, FTWAS, FTSE, FNAE, FNASI, FRSC, FRACI, FAAAS

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RMIT University Melbourne-3000
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Suresh Kumar
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Dean (Research & Innovation) STEM College
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RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Bhargava is a world-renowned multidisciplinary scientist with decades of leadership in academia and industry. His contributions in nanotechnology, catalysis, metallo-drug for cancer treatment is outstanding. His award-winning Global PhD programme with Indian CSIR laboratories breaks new ground and connects India with Australia in a unique way. Classified as the topmost researcher in mercury pollution control, his achievements are well recognised in the resources sector, and place him among the top one percent scientists in mines and mineral engineering. He has co-authored over 600 highly-cited refereed journal articles, 2 books, 14 book chapters, 12 relevant patents, more than 120 keynote/plenary lectures. He is known as a solution provider to many industries. Holding distinguished professorships at top universities in 6 countries, he is an outstanding ambassador of Australian higher education around the world. An inspirational figure to many, he pushed at boundaries and developed innovative ways for how universities should work with industry, creating jobs and changing lives. His service to produce the next generation of industry-ready scientists and engineers is exceptional.
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3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
7 - Affordable and clean energy
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
10 - Reduced inequality
13 - Climate action
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Innovation, Metallodrug for cancer treatment, Mercury sensing, 3D printing for chemical engineering, Nanotechnology
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05-Chemical Sciences
Last updated on 06/07/2022