Awards, Achievements, Grants and Patent

  • 2016 Runner-up for the “Best Project Award” – Imperial College London – Hamlyn Winter School on Surgical Imaging and Vision, Project: Vision based robotic portal placement for knee arthroscopy.
  • 2015 QUT Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award – In recognition of a significant and superior contribution to the work of the university
  • 2015 ATSE Young Science Ambassador Award (Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering)
  • Finalist, Top5 Under 40 Australia’s new generation of science thinkers (A UNSW and ABC RN initiative)
  • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) (Duration: Oct 2010- April 2014)
  • PhD Top up Scholarship – Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (Duration: Oct 2010-Oct 2013)
  • Travel Grant Award – The International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS) and the Japanese Society for Bone and Mineral Research (JSBMR). Kobe, Japan. May 2013 (USD 900)
  • Outstanding Higher Degree Research Student Award, Science & Engineering Faculty, QUT. May 2013
  • The Global Medical Discovery Target Selection listed my publication as being of special interest to the drug development sector. Publication titled “Phenotypic Characterization of Osteoarthritic Osteocytes from the Sclerotic Zones: A Possible Pathological Role in Subchondral Bone Sclerosis”, Aug 2012
  • Travel Grant Award – Australian & New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society (ANZBMS). Perth. Aug 2012 (USD 700)
  • Best poster award IHBI Inspires Postgraduate Student Conference. Nov 2012 (Cash prize AUD 500)
  • Best Poster Award – Medical Device Domain, QUT. Dec 2012 (cash prize AUD 500)
  • Best Poster Award – Australian Research Council (ARC). Aug 2009 (Cash prize AUD 1000)


  • April 2017-April 2020 : AUD 1.77 Million. Chief Investigator,  Australia-India Research Fund : New class of intelligent robotic imaging system for keyhole surgeries – Ajay Pandey, Ross Crawford, Anjali Jaiprakash, Jonathan Roberts, Gustavo Carneiro
  • April 2017 : AUD 850,000. Strategic Major Equipment Grant, Queensland University of Technology :  Raven IIA – An open-architecture, surgical-grade, three-arm, robust robotic platform system enabling next-generation of robotic surgery – Anjali Jaiprakash, Jonathan Roberts, Ross Crawford, Peter Corke
  • Dec 2016-Dec 2019 : AUD 542,000Advance Queensland Early Career Research Grant Anjali Jaiprakash with industry partners Stryker, Holy Spirit Northside Hospital and Price Charles Hospital Foundation
  • 2016 : AUD 15,000. Institute of Future Environments and Science and Engineering Faculty support for Computer-Vision Machine-Learning projects – Anjali Jaiprakash
  • 2015 : AUD 5,000. Prince Charles Foundation Small equipment Grant – Anjali Jaiprakash, Niko Suenderhauf, Jonathan Roberts, Ross Crawford.
  • 2015 : AUD 50,000. Prince Charles Foundation Large Equipment Grant – Anjali Jaiprakash, Juxi Leitner, Jonathan Roberts, Ross Crawford.
  • 2015 : AUD 30,000. QUT Science and Engineering Faculty Equipment Grant – Anjali Jaiprakash, Jonathan Roberts.


  • OPHTHALMIC IMAGING APPARATUS AND SYSTEM – Anjali Jaiprakash, Douglas Palmer, Donald Gilbert Dansereau, Thomas Coppin, Krishan Rana, Jonathan Roberts, Ross Crawford – Australian Provisional Patent Application No 2017901153