Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Elena Ivanova is Distinguished Professor at RMIT's School of Science. She received PhD from the Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Ukraine, joined Swinburne University of Technology in 2001 and moved to RMIT University in 2018. Professor Ivanova is recipient of AIST and JSPS Fellowships, Japan; UNESCO Biotechnology Fellowship; Research Excellence Award of the Governor of Primorye; Prominent Young Doctor of Science Award of Russian Federation, Morrison Rogosa Award from American Society for Microbiology, U.S.A, Australian Museum Eureka 2017 for Scientific Research, etc. She edited 3 books and published 27 book chapters, 4 patents, in excess of 350 research papers with over 19800 citations and a h-factor of 69. Her research interests are focusing on design, fabrication and operation of planar micro-devices; immobilization of bio-molecules and micro-organisms in micro/nano/environments, microbial interactions with macro/micro/nano-structured surfaces, biomaterials, and mechano-bactericidal biomimetic nanostructured surfaces.