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Arti Agrawal
University of Technology Sydney, Australia



Arti Agrawal is Associate Professor at University of Technology Sydney in the Faculty of Engineering and IT as well as Director of Women in Engineering and IT. She was previously Senior Lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering at City University London. Arti was awarded a Royal Society postdoctoral fellowship in 2005. Prior to the fellowship, she completed a PhD and MSc in Physics from IIT Delhi, and BSc (Hons) in Physics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. Arti is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Physicist.

She is also a Senior Member of the IEEE and the Optical Society. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Optical Society, serving as Chair of the Membership Engagement and Development Council and Associate Vice President for Diversity for IEEE Photonics Society.

Arti is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Photonics Journal.  Her research interests lie in modelling of optical devices including optical fibers, solar cells, plasmonic devices, and 2D materials. She has written a book titled, Finite Element Modelling Methods for Photonics in 2013 and co-edited a book titled, Recent Trends in Computational Photonics in 2017. Arti is passionate about making science and engineering inclusive and having more women and people from all minority groups in the profession.

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Document Created: 13 Feb 2019
Last Updated: 18 Aug 2020