Founding Director Professor Tanya Monro
Tanya Monro was the inaugural Director of the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing at the University of Adelaide. She grew the institute from 55 members at the Launch in November 2009 to over 180 members in 2014.
Tanya secured the Federal, State and University funds that underpinned the creation of The Braggs building (opened in 2013), the headquarters facility of IPAS. Pioneering the institutes transdisciplinary strategies and instigated the institute’s industry partnering programs
She has published more than 500 peer reviewed publications and serves on local and national boards and committees. Her research contributions have been in photonics with a particular emphasis on building transdisciplinary teams to solve real world measurement challenges.