Awarded for outstanding service in the field, the 2023 Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Clean Energy Medal has been awarded to Professor Rose Amal, whose work, especially in photocatalysis, led to the commercial use of solar energy to purify water and generate hydrogen. As an influential leader in both academic research and industrial deployment, Rose is a passionate mentor and outstanding role model for young women in science and engineering.
The Hub's Interim Director, Professor Jie Bao, has been awarded $400,000 under the ARC's Discovery Grants program. The project entitled Data-based Control of Process Feature Dynamics through Latent Behaviours aims to develop a novel data-based framework to control the feature dynamics of complex industrial processes, which can be distilled from high-dimensional big process data, leading to high energy and material efficiencies and good product quality. This is Professor Bao’s 11th ARC Discovery/Large Project.