Research Background: PhD in physics, Gates Scholar, University of Cambridge, 2012 | BSc Hons, Angus Nicholson Scholar, Australian National University 2007
Current gigs: Visiting Fellow, ANU Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems | Principal, Australian Energy Market Operator | Project Lead, Essential System Services Workstream of the Energy Security Board Post-2025 Market Design Program | TV Presenter and Public Speaker | International Energy Agency PVPS Task 14 Australian Expert | Host, ABC Imagine This | Author, Henry the Flying Emu
Previous gigs: Long-line tuna fishing boat deckhand out of Coffs Harbour| Bicycle courier in Perth | Science Outreach Officer, Scitech, WA | ABC Top 5 Scientist Under 40 in 2016 | Principal Energy Advisor, Victorian Dept. Premier and Cabinet | ANU Renewable Energy Lecturer
Broadcasts: ABC Catalyst | ABC Kids Listen Imagine This | ABC Sciencey | Todd Sampson's Life on the Line | Dr Karl's Outrageous Acts of Science | TEDxSydney | ABC Radio National | YouTube Channel | More things below..
I've written two children's stories - one about chaos theory and another about an emu that learns how to fly by going into gravitational orbit.
Recently broadcast on the ABC RN Science Show, and available through this site, and at all good bookstores.
"...a gifted writer of children's stories" - Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Professor of Physics, University of Cambridge
I'm Founder of the NoiseVsSignal.org, a current member of the Australian Greens and previous Founding National Council Member of the Australian Wikileaks Party. More political things at my blog here. twitter @NirajNLal
I'm founding director of the Raio de Sol Canberra Community Samba Drumming Band, former saxophonist with The Valence Band and cajon-player with the roograss band The Lazy Harrys in an expression of the future of Australian music. EP here,
Last friday of every month.