Cheryl Suwen Law

Dr Cheryl Suwen Law

Research Associate

Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing

Division of Research and Innovation

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


  • Nanofabrication of nanoporous photonic and plasmonic structures.
  • Optical sensing and biosensing.
  • Integrated microfluidic lab-on-a-chip for sensing applications. 
  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2019 - ongoing Research Associate University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2022 Award IPAS Best Transdisciplinary Paper Institute of Photonics and Advanced Sensing, The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2021 Award Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Australia A$ 22,000
    2019 Award Women's Research Excellence Award The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2019 Award The William Culross Prize for Scientific Research The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2019 Award Doctoral Research Medal The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2019 Award Dean's Commendation for Outstanding PhD Thesis The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2018 Recognition Chemical Engineering Active and Productive HDR Student The University of Adelaide Australia -
    2015 Scholarship Adelaide Graduate Research Scholarship The University of Adelaide Australia -
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2015 - 2019 University of Adelaide Australia PhD in Chemical Engineering
    2011 - 2015 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor in Engineering (Chemical and Pharmaceutical) (First Class Honours)

2021– 2022: Development of lab-on-a-chip sensors for smoke taint in wines, Principal Investigator, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, A$ 22,000.

Teaching assistant for:

  • CHEM ENG 3034 - Kinetics and Reactor Design (2017–19)
  • CHEM ENG 2011 - Process Engineering Thermodynamics (2018)
  • CHEM ENG 4060 - Pharmaceutical Formulation and Dosage Manufacturing (2018)
  • CHEM ENG 1007 - Introduction to Process Engineering (2016)

 

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 Co-Supervisor Bioinspired Engineering of Iontronic Membranes for Osmotic Energy Generation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Khanh Nhien Vu
    2022 Co-Supervisor Engineering of light-matter interactions in semiconductor structures for photocatalysis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Van Truc Ngo
    2022 Co-Supervisor Engineering of light–matter interactions in hybrid plasmonic–photonic crystal structures Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Nguyen Que Huong Tran
    2021 Co-Supervisor Harnessing Light–Matter Interactions in Nanoporous Photonic Crystal Structures for Gas Sensing Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Khoa Tran
    2020 Co-Supervisor Engineering of Nanoporous Platform Materials for Sensing Applications Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Juan Wang
  • Position: Research Associate
  • Phone: 83131260
  • Email: cherylsuwen.law@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering North, floor 2
  • Org Unit: Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing

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