Karthika Prasad

Research Fellow

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Birch Building (35), Level 2


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Carbon nanoparticles, polymer carbon nanocomposites, biotechnology for agriculture.


Dr Prasad’s research interests include the biomedical applications of carbon nanoparticles and polymer carbon nanocomposites, and smart plasma systems for agriculture. For more information, please see her research output.


Dr Prasad joined ANU as a Research Fellow in 2021. She is also the CTO of BudMore, an agritech company. Dr Prasad worked as a Postdoctoral researcher and sessional academic at the Queensland University of Technology from 2017-20. Dr Prasad completed her PhD at QUT in 2019, her Masters degree in nanoscience at VELS University, Tamil Nadu India, in 2014, and her BSc(Nanotechnology) from the University of Wollongong in 2012.

Activities & Awards

  • QUT Executive Dean’s Commendation for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis - Science and Engineering Faculty · May 2020
  • QUT Higher Achiever Award 2018

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