She now works as Research and Innovation Manager at Revolution Fibres Ltd, a world-leading nanofibre production company based in Auckland.
Bhuvana is involved in innovation management and leading projects with diverse end applications such as cosmetics, skin scaffolding, textiles, batteries and filtration, working with international clients, supervising PhD students and writing patents, reviews and book chapters.
My job is to make the science work – turning the real science into a real product. It’s challenging but it’s very fascinating and rewarding.Dr Bhuvana Kannan Research and Innovation Manager Revolution Fibres Ltd
MacDiarmid Institute alumna Dr Bhuvana Kannan undertook a PhD in chemistry. As Research and Innovation Manager at Revolution Fibres Ltd, Bhuvana's job is to make the science work, turning real science into a real product. She finds her work challenging, fascinating and rewarding.
1. What would you find most challenging/most fun about Dr Kannan's job?
2. Think of a problem we are currently facing. What product could you imagine making to fix it?
October 22, 2018