Dr Anna Ploszajski

Dr Anna Ploszajski is a materials scientist, engineer and science communicator, and in 2017 was named Young Engineer of the Year by the Royal Academy of Engineering. Her current research centres around 4D printing - 3D printing materials which move in response to their environment.

Anna regularly performs stand-up comedy about materials across the UK, from London’s comedy basements to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Her public science demos are notorious, and she has appeared on numerous national radio and TV programs. Anna produces her own podcast about materials called ‘rial talk and is a published author.

In her spare time, Anna plays the trumpet and is training to swim the English Channel in July 2018.


4 JUNE 2020