Awards, Achievements, Grants and Patent


  • Winner of the 2018 MIT technology Review innovator under 35, Asia Pacific. Watch the 3 min Video here
  • Featured on 2017 Robohub’s annual Ada Lovelace Day “25 women in robotics you need to know about” list.
  • 2017 AIPS Young Tall Poppy Science Award – aimed to recognize the achievements of Australia’s outstanding young scientific researchers and communicators. Hosted by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS) in partnership with the Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist
  • 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 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