Anna Radionova

Anna Radionova

School of Physics, Chemistry and Earth Sciences

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Dr Anna Radionova is an ARC grant-funded Researcher at the University of Adelaide. She obtained her PhD at the University of Auckland in 2019. A major part of her PhD research involved design and development of single- and multi-channel glass emitters and methodologies to explore different aspects of these glass emitter’s performance for biological mass spectrometry.

Dr. Anna Radionova joined the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) at the University of Adelaide in 2020 to continue her work on the development of new glass components for microfluidics and advanced manufacturing of optical glass fibers. Her main expertise and research interests are centered on glass fabrication and optimization of the fabrication processes through investigation of glass flow dynamics for both microfluidics and optical applications for industrial purposes. Dr. Anna Radionova is an expert in optical fibre manufacturing techniques from optical fibre preform fabrication methods to drawing of optical fibres from both soft and silica glasses. Fabrication, characterisation, and development methods of glass fibres for both microfluidics and optical applications fundamentally share similar research methodologies and have the same requirements for careful geometrical design of the glass components.

Anna works in collaborations with industry partners: IRflex Corporation, Trajan Scientific and Medical PTY LTD, Maple Glass Printing, etc. She understands the commercial research strategies, stakeholder management and how to achieve project goals and deliver milestones in a timely manner. The interdisciplinary background allows Dr. Radionova to look at the problems from different perspectives and effectively solve industrial challenges.

"Smart design technology for optical fibre manufacture enabling the mid-infrared revolution"

My current research focusses on the development of novel and advanced optical fibres for mid-infrared applications. This involves optical fibre preform extrusion and optical fibre characterisation. I am currently working on systematic examinations of the extrusion technique, which utilises her skills to develop a broad toolkit that will find use in future research projects and applications.

I am now also leading a 3D glass printing project at IPAS and working to establish my own research area. I intend to extend 3D glass printing applications and to make it suitable for the fabrication of transparent glass components for optical and microfluidics applications utilising the knowledge and skills from my research experience.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2020 - ongoing ARC grant-funded Researcher University of Adelaide
    2017 - 2019 Research Fellow University of Auckland
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2013 - 2019 University of Auckland New Zealand PhD in Physics
    2005 - 2011 Moscow Engineering Physics Institute Russia Masters in Engineering Physics
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2020 Bradley, S., Radionova, A., Ghimire, C., Grundy, L., Laurenson, S., & Snow, V. (2020). Irrigation control through acoustic proximal sensing of the onset of surface water. Remote Sensing, 12(22), 1-14.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2016 Radionova, A., Filippov, I., & Derrick, P. J. (2016). In pursuit of resolution in time-of-flight mass spectrometry: A historical perspective. Mass Spectrometry Reviews, 35(6), 738-757.
    DOI Scopus36 WoS25 Europe PMC5
    2016 Radionova, A., Greenwood, D. R., Willmott, G. R., & Derrick, P. J. (2016). Dual nano-electrospray and mixing in the taylor cone. Mass Spectrometry Letters, 7(1), 21-25.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS11
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2019 Radionova, A., Ghimire, C. P., Grundy, L., Laurenson, S., Bradley, S., & Snow, V. (2019). Acoustic remote sensing for irrigation systems control in agriculture. In Proceedings of the International Congress on Acoustics Vol. 2019-September (pp. 2870-2877). online: International Commission for Acoustics.
    DOI Scopus1
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