Chemical engineering researchers may have found new methods to make sustainable practices a profitable venture for industry.
The academic ranks of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies have been strengthened by the arrivals of Associate Professor Amin Chabchoub and Doctor Edward Hoffman to the School of Civil Engineering.
Dr Yixiang Gan is researching how heat transfers through porous matter such as sand and rock. Understanding the physics of these granular materials may be the key to dependable energy systems.
Associate Professor Ali Abbas’s research explores a transformative approach to power generation in Australia using industrial waste to create useful materials for other industrial plants.
A new catalyst designed by chemical engineering researchers offers sustainable solutions for hydrocarbon production and sparks the potential for economic expansion in Australia.
Two civil engineering academics join the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies. Their research will specialise in wind and infrastructure, as well as energy systems and thermal.