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Premika Govindaraj

Research Scientist - Materials & Manufacturing

Premika is an ambitious researcher who brings industry and research experience in the field of materials and manufacturing. She started her journey at VALO as a PhD intern from Swinburne University and is passionate about developing graphene enabled materials for high-tech manufacturing in Australia.

In addition to research skills, Premika has hands-on experience in Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) in hot runner systems for injection moulding at Mold-Masters. She also received training for advanced simulations from Coretech, Taiwan.

Premika is currently completing her Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Engineering at the Swinburne University of Technology. She is a recipient of postgraduate research awards – SUPRA from Swinburne and PGRA-2020 from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO). Premika completed her Bachelor in Polymer Engineering and Masters in Materials Science and Technology.