42 min

Professor Veena Sahajwalla Short Black with Sandra Sully

    • Society & Culture

Professor Veena Sahajwalla is the queen of recycling. The 2022 NSW Australian of the Year pioneers research into waste destined for landfill, literally turning trash into treasure. Her revolutionary green steel and green ceramics are being used in building and construction developments around Australia and overseas.

A materials scientist, engineer and inventor, Professor Veena also developed the world’s first e-waste micro factory. She is the founding director of the Sustainable Materials Research & Technology (SMaRT) Centre at the University of New South Wales.

You can find out more about Professor Veena’s work and the SMaRT Centre here: https://www.smart.unsw.edu.au
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Professor Veena Sahajwalla is the queen of recycling. The 2022 NSW Australian of the Year pioneers research into waste destined for landfill, literally turning trash into treasure. Her revolutionary green steel and green ceramics are being used in building and construction developments around Australia and overseas.

A materials scientist, engineer and inventor, Professor Veena also developed the world’s first e-waste micro factory. She is the founding director of the Sustainable Materials Research & Technology (SMaRT) Centre at the University of New South Wales.

You can find out more about Professor Veena’s work and the SMaRT Centre here: https://www.smart.unsw.edu.au
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42 min

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