Professor and Head of Department,
University of Melbourne
Paul is the current Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Melbourne, and Director of the Clean Energy Laboratory at The University of Melbourne specialising in materials and process R&D for energy and environmental applications.
His research activities and consulting expertise focus on energy and environmental applications, including low emissions technology, pollution abatement, energy systems evaluation, energy storage, and gas separation technology. He has worked closely with Industry and Government in these areas as well as carbon capture and storage.
Paul has worked in development and management of clean energy technologies, especially carbon capture for the past 15 years in industry and academia. His principal research interest is clean energy technologies particularly gas separation, energy storage, and applications of thermodynamics to improve process efficiency.