Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Technology Sydney

Bojan Tamburic PhD, is a Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow at UTS and Team Leader of the Algal Biofuel and Bioproducts research program within the Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster (UTS:C3). His research focuses on the production of sustainable biofuels from microalgae to address the global energy challenge.

Bojan has a multidisciplinary scientific background in Applied Physics and Biochemical Engineering. His PhD on the topic of algal hydrogen production was awarded by Imperial College London. Bojan is an international expert on algal photo-bioreactor optics and design.

Bojan is passionate about communicating his research to his colleagues and to the public. He has given presentations at major international conferences in Australia, UK, USA, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Costa Rica. He has organised algal photo-bioreactor exhibits at the London Science Museum and at the Muse in Sydney.


  • 2014–present
    Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Technology, Sydney


  • 2012 
    Imperial College London, PhD in Biochemical Engineering
  • 2008 
    Imperial College London, MSc in Sustainable Energy Futures
  • 2007 
    Imperial College London & University of Heidelberg, MSci Physics with German