MEI Symposium

A showcase of the University of Melbourne’s multi-disciplinary energy research.

MEI Symposium 19

The Melbourne Energy Institute held its second Symposium on 13 December 2019, showcasing the University of Melbourne’s multi-disciplinary energy research across four themes:

  • Energy Systems
  • Power Generation and Transport
  • Hydrogen and Clean Fuels
  • Environment and Resources

Graduate students, staff and guests presented on cutting edge energy research in across these themes covering a multitude of topics.

Dr Kerry Schott AO, Chair of the Energy Security Board, opened with her keynote speech on designing the next energy market. Her presentation focused on  the large amount of variable renewable generation entering the system and how to best integrate these generators.

The Symposium continued with 4 parallel sessions covering MEIs research programs, with prizes being awarded to the best presenter and poster in each theme.

View the full program

MEI Symposium 18

On 12 December 2018, graduate students and research staff from the University of Melbourne as well as energy industry professionals from across the country met to exchange ideas and explore collaborations at the MEI Symposium.

Audrey Zilbelman, CEO of AEMO, opened with her keynote speech on navigating the transition to the fourth energy revolution to a full house - having to be streamed into the adjacent overflow theatre.

The Symposium then ran four, day long parallel sessions on each of MEI’s four research programs, with prizes being awarded to the best presenter and poster in each theme, which included: Energy Systems, Energy Technology, Environment and Energy Resources, and Environment, Community & the Region.

Find out about the winners projects and access presenters slides.

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