Ruth Barajas Ledesma
R&D Pilot Plant Coordinator, Calix Limited
Ruth completed her Bachelor’s degree in 2012 in Chemical Engineering at the Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Mexico. In 2018, she received her Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Melbourne as a first-class student. Recently, she submitted her PhD thesis on “New concepts of lignocellulosic materials in agriculture“. This research was under the supervision of Prof. Gil Garnier, Prof. Antonio Patti and Dr Vanessa Wong.
During her time at Monash University, Ruth was part of the COVID-19 task force team to develop PPE Medical Gown from laminated paper. She is also involved as Secretary in the Appita Young Professional Network. Ruth is currently employed at Calix Limited.