Lauren Geurds earned a B.Sc. in chemistry at the HAN University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands. In 2019, she received a second B.Sc with Honours class I in the field of biochemistry at the University of Queensland, Australia. In January 2020, she started her PhD in the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) at the University of Queensland under the supervision of Prof Alan Rowan, Dr Nasim Amiralian and Dr Katrin Kockler.

Key Publications

​Lauren Geurds, Katarzyna Kępa, Jan Lauko, Alan E. Rowan, Nasim Amiralian. Alteration of the cellulose nanocrystal surface chemistry for guided formation of polymer brushes. 
Polym. Chem., 2023,14, 2164-2173

Lauren Geurds, Jan Lauko, Alan E. Rowan, Nasim Amiralian. Tailored nanocellulose-grafted polymer brush applications. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2021,9, 17173-17188

Lauren Geurds, Yuan Xu, Jason R. Stokes. Friction of lubricated hydrogels: Influence of load, speed and lubricant viscosity. Biotribology,2021,25, 100162

Featured projects Duration
Cellulose-based conductive hydrogels