Pratheep Kumar Annamalai

University of Queensland
Australian Institute of Bioengineering & Nanotechnology (AIBN)
Corner College and Cooper Rds (Bldg 75)
St Lucia
Brisbane Australia 4072

Biographical Sketch:
Pratheep K Annamalai is Materials Engineer at Australian institute for bioengineering and nanotechnology (AIBN), the University of Queensland (UQ). His research interests focus mainly on the formulation, processing and evaluation of polymer nanocomposites for industrial applications and biobased polymers and nanocomposites as sustainable materials. Before joining UQ, Pratheep studied Chemistry in University of Madras, received PhD in Chemistry from University of Pune (India), then went on to work as postdoctoral researcher on polymer membranes at Université Montpellier II (France) and on smart polymer nanocomposites at Adolphe Merkle Institute - Université de Fribourg (Switzerland).

C-6 Mechanical Reinforcement of Natural Rubber Latex with Cellulose Nanofibers from Triodia Pungens