Dr Cindy Gunawan joined UTS in 2015 as a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the ithree Institute (infection, immunity innovation). Dr Gunawan graduated from UNSW Australia as Bachelor of Engineering in Bioprocess Engineering with The University Medal in 2002. Awarded with The International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (Department of Education, Science and Training and UNSW Australia), Dr Gunawan pursued her PhD in Biotechnology, developing a highly efficient biotransformation system for production of pharmaceutical precursor, which was completed in 2006. In 2008-2014, Dr Gunawan joined the Particle and Catalysis research group in the School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW.