Academic wins national 2020 TechWomen100 Award

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Dr Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer

A University of Birmingham chemical engineering expert has clinched an award for her contributions to the field of technology.

Dr Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer, Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow and Head of the Advanced Nano-Materials Structures and Applications group at the University’s School of Chemical Engineering, has won a TechWomen100 Award which celebrates the success of future female tech leaders.

Dr Oppenheimer has demonstrated a great success in her work on microengineering and sophisticated nanofabrication techniques. The award celebrates her contributions to the development of innovative electrohydrodynamic lithography and its exploitability for manufacturing novel advanced functional devices and particularly, point-of-care bio-diagnostic platform technologies.

Speaking of the achievement, Dr Goldberg Oppenheimer said: “I am delighted to win this award and humbled to be among such a diverse group of talented women leading the way to empowering the next generation of tech leaders. I am enthusiastic about developing new technologies to make difference on people’s lives

The WeAreTechWomen 2020 TechWomen100 Awards showcase remarkable women who work within the technology and STEM sector. The 2020 competition was powered by BAE Systems and sponsored by Accenture, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Oliver Wyman and OpenFin.