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Indian-Australian Prof. Vipul Bansal appointed Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

In 2007, after completing a PhD in Nano-biotechnology at the National Chemical Laboratory in India, Prof. Bansal migrated to Australia to join the University of Melbourne as a Postdoctoral Fellow.

Indian-origin Prof. Vipul Bansal has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), UK, the oldest chemistry society in the world.

Prof. Bansal is the Director of Sir Ian Potter NanoBioSensing Facility at RMIT University in Melbourne.

Prof. Bansal said in a statement that he was honoured by the prestigious appointment:

“This recognition reflects the contributions of a multidisciplinary and multisectoral team that I have had the privilege to lead over the past two decades. I am indebted to my students, team members, collaborators, mentors, and family who have enriched my research journey and helped convert my ideas into reality.”

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RMIT University said in a statement that admittance to the RSC is a prestigious achievement.

Prof. Bansal was selected after a rigorous application and peer-nomination process. keeping in mind his widely recognised contributions to the field of chemistry.

Image: Prof. Vipul Bansal with colleagues at RMIT University (Source: RMIT University)

The RSC noted in a statement:

“Professor Bansal’s commitment to mentoring the next generation of research leaders and translating nanotechnologies from bench to bedside is truly inspiring.”

Prof. Bansal added:

“I feel honoured that the community considered my contributions to chemical sciences worthy of this recognition.”

In 2007, after completing a PhD in Nano-biotechnology at the National Chemical Laboratory in India, Prof. Bansal migrated to Australia to join the University of Melbourne as a Postdoctoral Fellow.

He has more than 200 highly cited publications and a track record of mentoring successful PhD candidates.

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Image: Prof. Vipul Bansal (Source: racgp.org.au)

Prof. Bansal’s expertise across biological and chemical sciences has allowed his team to develop crosscutting technologies for applications across sensor technologies, catalysis, microbial management, and cellular immunotherapies.

He has also secured over $20 million in research funding from the Australian Research Council, the Gates Foundation, the Ian Potter Foundation, the Helmsley Trust USA, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and industry.

Prof. Bansal is an advocate for chemistry education and encourages young students to look beyond common perceptions of chemistry while choosing this subject for higher studies.

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