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Monthly Meeting May 4th

Guest Speaker: Professor Veena Sahajwalla
A passion for recycling the SMaRT way

Our guest this time is Professor Veena Sahajwalla from the Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) at the University of New South Wales. You may very well have seen her on TV, featuring in ABC’s Catalyst program.


Professor Veena is an internationally recognised materials scientist, engineer, and inventor revolutionising recycling science. She is renowned for pioneering the high temperature transformation of waste in the production of a new generation of ‘green materials’ at the UNSW Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) Centre, where she is Founding Director. Professor Veena is the inventor of polymer injection technology, known as green steel, an eco-friendly process for using recycled tyres in steel production. In 2018, Veena launched the world's first e-waste MICROfactorieTM and in 2019 she launched her plastics and Green Ceramics MICROfactoriesTM, a recycling technology breakthrough. Veena is the director of the ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub for ‘microrecycling’, a leading national research centre that works in collaboration with industry to ensure new recycling science is translated into real world environmental and economic benefits. Professor Veena has also been appointed hub leader of the national NESP Sustainable Communities and Waste Hub. In 2021, Professor Veena featured in the ABC’s Australian Story and named the 2022 NSW Australian of the Year

M.C Peter Bacon

IHelp hosted by Mike Allison

Socialising and relaxing chats.

Close at 9:30PM

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Waffle SIG will be on at Fong's Chinese Restaurant Bentleigh

December 1st, 2021 7:00 PM through  9:30 PM
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