Academic specialising in flexible electronics and wearable sensors
Associate Professor Madhu Bhaskaran co-leads the Functional Materials and Microsystems Research Group at RMIT University. She is also the Associate Dean for Higher Degrees by Research at the School of Engineering. She has won several awards and fellowships for her research including competitive Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010-2014) and Australian Research Council DECRA Fellowship (2016-2018). She has also won a Victoria Fellowship and has been named as one of Top 10 Innovators under 35 for Asia (MIT Technology Review 2016). A staunch advocate for women in science, Madhu is a co-founder of the Women Researchers’ Network at RMIT University. In 2017 she was recognised with the Eureka Prize for Outstanding Early Career Researcher and also named as Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers by Engineers Australia. Her research interests include functional oxide thin films, wearable technologies and stretchable electronics.