Alexander Soeriyadi is an Indonesian industrial chemist who graduated from UNSW in 2012. His innovative research has covered products and processes in biomedical, food, and agricultural application. He has been involved in successful commercialisation of a number of products with others under development, including crop protection products made in Indonesia and available in both Indonesia and Australia; collaborative biomedical research between UNSW and Mochtar Riady Institute for Nanotechnology in Jakarta; and natural food preservatives product development derived from food waste between UNSW and Universitas Gadjah Mada.
Alexander also founded his own start-up agricultural technology firm aimed at modifying sunlight to improve plant yields.
His commitment to the Australia-Indonesia relationship is through his research collaborations and building business opportunities between the two countries. He is a published researcher, regular speaker at conferences, and guest lecturer in both Australia and Indonesia.