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Paulomi (Polly) Burey

Associate Professor (Food Science), University of Southern Queensland

Polly holds a PhD and BE (Hons I) in Chemical and Materials Engineering. Her fundamental interests lie in relating microstructural characteristics to physical behaviour of materials, particularly food! Her more applied interests are in agrifood waste 'mining' - developing useful materials and ingredients from food waste.


  • 2022–present
    Associate professor (Food Science), University of Southern Queensland
  • 2017–2021
    Senior lecturer, University of Southern Queensland


  • 2007 
    The University of Queensland , GCEd (Higher Education)
  • 2005 
    The University of Queensland, PhD (Chemical Engineering)
  • 2001 
    The University of Auckland , BE Hons I (Chemical and Materials Engineering)