Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla, director of the University of NSW Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology, has been awarded an Australian Research Centre Australian Laureate Fellowship.

The $2.37 million fellowship grant will be used to further Professor Sahajwalla’s research into micro-recycling of e-waste, with the aim of developing methods that recover metals and alloys with economic value, segregate hazardous constituents and prevent the generation of harmful emissions during processing.