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ISER is proud to support the University of Adelaide Centre for Materials in Energy and Catalysis (CMEC). Professor Shizhang Qiao, Centre Director, and his team at CMEC, are undertaking fundamental research into new types of high-performance low-cost metal-based electrocatalysts that are the key to the development of sustainable energy solutions and help to achieve carbon neutrality. They are developing catalysts which can be ‘tailored’ to different uses.
Thursday 2 June 2022 – 11:30am to 1:00pm (AEST Melb/Syd)
ISER replaces the Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER), building on its legacy, while deepening and broadening its considerable success and engagement with key sectors in Australia.
Adjunct Professor Kathy Ehrig (Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources) has been awarded the 2022 Haddon Forrester King Medal and Lecture (Career award) by the Australian Academy of Science. Kathy is recognised for her insights and research leadership into the complex geological events involved in the formation of the supergiant copper-uranium-gold-silver ore deposit at BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam site.
ISER is proud to support Associate Professor John Culton, Director of the Andy Thomas Centre for Space Resources, and his team, who have had an exciting month with the opening of the new Exterres laboratory, and hosting of the second Australian Rover Challenge (ARCh), both at the University of Adelaide:
Professor Volker Hessel, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 'Academic of the Year' category in the Australian Space Awards 2022. The winners will be announced on 24 March.
We are proud to share that PhD students, Darwinaji Subarkah (Dept of Earth Sciences) and Monica Lloreda (Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources) have won prizes from the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia for papers they have published as part of their PhD research.
The energy sector’s importance to planetary sustainability is difficult to overstate. We address these challenges in our new Energy Capabilities flyer here.
Fortescue Future Industries, Sparc Technologies and the University of Adelaide partner to tackle the future of clean energy
Sparc Technologies Ltd (ASX: SPN) has entered into binding agreements with global green energy company Fortescue Future Industries Pty Ltd (an entity of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd ASX: FMG) and the University of Adelaide, forming the Sparc Hydrogen Pty Ltd Joint Venture (Sparc Hydrogen).