Dr Reinu Abraham

Research Associate

Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development

place Health Sciences
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr. Reinu Abraham has strong research expertise in second and third generation biomass bioprocessing, biofuel production, immobilisation, encapsulation, process and product development, tailoring polysaccharides properties and developing advanced biomaterials. She obtained her PhD from Deakin University (2014), started teaching at Melbourne University (2016) and since 2018 leads seaweed-based research on process and product development at Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development. Her research covers seaweed bioprocessing and biorefinery, extraction of high value bioproducts (alginate, fucoidan, laminarin) for industrial applications, develop advanced alginate products including hybrid hydrogels, biomaterials, 3D-printing bioink with unique tailoring of alginate properties using vortex fluidic device (VFD) - an in-house patented and clean processing technology. She has 20+ publications including peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and conference proceedings.

Honours, awards and grants
  • 2013 - Best Poster Award - AOCS Conference, Newcastle, Australia
  • 2010 - Best Student Presenter (3-Minute Thesis) - Deakin University
Key responsibilities

Lead seaweed research

Supervision of students

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