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Professor, ARC Future Fellow & Founding Director, Sir Ian Potter NanoBioSensing Facility, RMIT University

Professor Vipul Bansal leads the Ian Potter NanoBioSensing Facility at RMIT University Australia. His cross-disciplinary research team works collaboratively across the interface of chemistry, biology, physics and engineering to provide nanotechnology solutions for health, environment and energy problems. Vipul's mission is to achieve real-world translation of nanotechnologies for societal, biomedical and industrial impact. A number of technologies from his lab are in advance stages of development, including:
(i) a multimodal cancer imaging technology associated with cellular immunotherapies under human clinical trial,
(ii) a point-of-care sensor for detection of vaginal infections under clinical evaluation,
(iii) a nano-bandage for rapid healing of chronic diabetic wounds under pre-clinical assessment,
(iv) a wearable UV sensor technology for solar exposure monitoring under commercial development.


  • 2015–present
    Professor, RMIT University
  • 2013–2014
    Associate professor, RMIT University
  • 2008–2012
    Senior lecturer, RMIT University


  • 2007 
    National Chemical Laboratory India, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • American Chemical Society


Future Fellow and APD Fellow, Australian Research Council