Professor Madhu Bhaskaran is a multi-award-winning electronics engineer and innovator. Her fundamental research breakthroughs have been recognised with numerous awards, including 2018 Batterham Medal awarded by Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering; 2018 APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE) Prize; and 2020 Frederick White Medal awarded by Australian Academy of Science. She co-leads the Functional Materials and Microsystems Research Group at RMIT University, which she established in 2010. Her work on electronic skin and wearable sensors has been patented and her group now works collaboratively with multiple industry and design partners to commercialise the technology for healthcare and aged care. She is a migrant Australian and a passionate advocate for diversity and is the co-leader for Women in STEMM Australia.