Prof Valeska Ting (CEng, FIOM3) is a Professor of Smart Nanomaterials in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Research Director for the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bristol. She leads a team of researchers developing nanoporous materials for sustainable applications including hydrogen storage and carbon capture, holds an EPSRC Research Fellowship in Energy and is a member of the Strategic Advisory Committee for the EPSRC-led cross-research council Energy theme. She was awarded the 2013 Institution of Chemical Engineers’ Sir Frederick Warner medal (international award presented every 2 years for work in sustainability), was the 2013 recipient of the UK's Parliamentary and Scientific Committee's SET for Britain Gold Medal for Engineering, as well as the Westminster Medal, and in 2020 was named one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering.
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This event is sponsored by the Australian Research Council Georgina Sweet Laureate Fellowship Program.