Melbourne Energy Institute
Michael Brear is the Director of MEI. His own research and consulting are with industry and government on
- the technical, economic and environmental analysis of transport and energy systems;
- the combustion of conventional and alternative fuels;
- stationary and mobile powerplant featuring engines, turbines, energy storage and renewables.
Michael is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, Engineers Australia and the Australian Institute of Energy. He previously established the Universityâ€™s multi-disciplinary degree, the Master of Energy Systems. Prior to commencing at the University, Michael worked for ICI Australia (now Orica), then undertook graduate studies at Cambridge University and post-doctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.