Prof Veena Sahajwalla wins at 2011 Telstra NSW Business Women’s Awards

6 October 2011

Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla has been named the winner of the Nokia Business Innovation Award for the 2011 Telstra NSW Business Women’s Awards luncheon. These national awards are given to women who have shown exceptional leadership in business. Veena received her award for the development of technology for using waste plastics in electric arc furnace steelmaking thereby reducing carbon emissions during steel production and recycling materials that would otherwise go to landfill. Details of the award can be found on the awards website as well UNSW’s.

Congratulations Veena on this impressive award.