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Week 7—13
May 2018

MKW18 7—13 May

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Ronald Halim

Ronald Halim works as a scientist in the Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Melbourne. His expertise is in sustainable fuel, in particular biofuel from microalgae (a similar type of seaweed to the one you find wrapped around sushi roll). His Melbourne team has come out with a simple low-energy method, known as dark-anoxia incubation, which selectively thins microalgal cell wall (and hence reduces the energy needed to break the cells) without introducing degradation to other cellular components.

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Six scientists. Six amazing careers. Pull up a chair, meet these unique minds and talk to them about their dreams and achievements. Network with some of Melbourne's most influential scientists and discover how these experts' stories can help you with your own career goals.

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