Tushar Kumeria is an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded Early Career Fellow at the School of Pharmacy, The University of Queensland (UQ). He completed his Ph.D. in 2015 from the University of Adelaide with a Doctoral Thesis Medal. In 2015, he moved to the USA and spent two years at University of California-San Diego (UCSD) as a postdoc with Prof. Michael J. Sailor’s group. His research expertise is on nanoporous materials and their composite for applications in photonics, sensing, and drug delivery, in which he has co-authored 60 high impact journal publications. Besides science and research, he enjoys fishing and e-games.