Women in science we admire

Indrani Mukherjee

Indrani Mukherjee nominated by Ross Large

Indrani Mukherjee is a young scientist who completed her PhD at the University of Tasmania in 2017. She graduated in Geology from the University of Dehli as a gold medal student, and commenced a PhD at University of Tasmania in 2014. Her topic was the "Boring Billion" period of Earth History; ocean chemistry and evolution of Life. She was an exceptional student, already publishing four papers from her PhD, with another five in preparation. Her latest paper was published in Nature Scientific Reports, a high profile open access journal. She was a member of the TEPO team in Earth Science that won the Eureka prize for interdisciplinary research in 2017. She is an inspiring speaker who has presented at a number of international conferences. She currently holds a postdoc at UTAS funded by the minerals industry, and has several fellowship applications submitted to the ARC. She inspires me as the future face of geoscience research.