Dr. Simon Cook
Dr Simon Cook is a transdisciplinary Early Career Research Fellow working across bioengineering, user-led design and the health sciences with a focus on improving global health outcomes. Simon was awarded his PhD from the University of Wollongong with a focus on biotechnology and bacterial pathogenesis in 2014.
Following this, Simon became a chief investigator on Project Geldom, which was a career shift instigated by a ‘Grand Challenges’ call from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for a ‘Next Generation Condom’. Simon moved to Swinburne in 2016 as lead CI for Project Geldom, where he manages research and development and continues to develop knowledge across research, industrialisation and entrepreneurial activities.