Professor Tanya Monro is Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research and Innovation and ARC Georgina Sweet Laureate Fellow, University of South Australia.
Tanya received a Royal Society University Research Fellowship, University of Southampton, was the Inaugural Director: Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing, and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, University of Adelaide.
Tanya’s awards include: Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research, the Bragg Gold Medal (best Physics PhD in Australia), South Australia’s “Australian of the Year”, Scopus Young Researcher of the Year, South Australian Scientist of the Year, and the Prime Minister’s Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year.
Tanya is Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS), the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE). She is a Board Member on the Prime Minister’s Commonwealth Science Council, the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the South Australian Economic Development Board.