Research Background: PhD in physics, Gates Scholar, University of Cambridge, 2012 | BSc Hons, Angus Nicholson Scholar, Australian National University 2007
Current gigs: Presenter, ABC Sciencey | Principal Analyst, Energy Sector Reform, Victorian Government | Physics Consultant, ARC Centre of Excellence for Exciton Science | Director, First Principles | Founder, TheKnews.org | Visiting Fellow, ANU Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems
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 | Drummer, Arco Iris, Lazy Harrys, Raio de Sol | ANU Renewable Energy Lecturer
"...a gifted writer of children's stories"- Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Professor of Physics, University of Cambridge
I'm Founder and CEO of TheKnews.org - a global wisdom-sharing website, author of 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. 2015 EP here,
Last friday of every month.