Laila Halim, Monash University
Laila is a first-year PhD student at Monash University working under the supervision of Prof Matthew Hill and Dr. Leonie van’t Hag. She is passionate about sustainable engineering and driven by a desire to bring about positive societal change and provide a healthier planet for future generations. Laila is excited to be involved in such a transformational and impactful project with CSIRO. Her particular research lies at the intersection of plastic recycling and green energy, and she is looking at ways to obtain valuable breakdown products from plastic waste through membrane technology, which could then be utilised to assist in Australia’s clean energy future.