The Centre for Energy develops and commercialises new and innovative technologies to minimise greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions around the world, with a particular focus on carbon dioxide reduction.

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FRONTIER ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
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Funding

Examples of Australian Research Council Grants
Examples of Industry Funded Research Grants
Examples of University Grants

Examples of Australian Research Council Grants

  • Dr S.W Donne et al. (2 others), 'Approved Capacitance Fade Mechanisms in Carbon-Based Supercapacitors', 2008-2011
  • Professor T. F Wall et al (3 others), 'Understanding the reactivity of pulverised coal at extreme conditions when injected into blast furnaces during PCI', 2008-2011
  • Professor BZ Dlugogorski, Professor E.M Kennedy, 'Approved Novel technology to sensitise emuslion explosives', 2008-2010
  • Professor R. A Antonia, A/Professor L. Djenidi, 'Approved turbulent mixing of a passive scalar', 2009-2011
  • Professor B.Z Dlugogorski, Professor E.M Kennedy, Professor J.C Mackie, Dr M. W Radny, Dr M. Stockenhuber, Professor M.A Delichatsios, Professor G. Hadjisophocleaous, 'Fires of pesticides: New source of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/F) in the environment', 2009-2011
  • Dr S.W. Donne; 'Titanium Electrochemistry in Minerals Processing', ARC Linkage, $75,000 (2006-2008)
  • Dr S.W. Donne, et al. (9 others); 'Advanced Surface and Porosity Characterisation Facility', ARC LIEF, $158,000 (2006)
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi; E/Prof T.F. Wall, Australian Research Council, Project - Discovery Projects, 'A Fundamental Study on Redox Behaviour of Oxygen Carriers in Chemical Looping Combustion', $365,000
  • Prof G. Lawrance; A/Prof M. Maeder, Project - Discovery Projects, 'Assembly and Interactions of Helical Supra-molecular Structures', $180,000
  • Prof B. Ninness, Project - Discovery Projects, 'New Approaches for the Estimation of Complex Dynamic System Models', $336,000
  • Dr S.W. Donne, Prof B.Z. Dlugogorski and 8 others 'Advanced surface and porosity characterization facility', 2006, $158,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi and Prof K. Galvin 'Enhanced Mixing Through Particle Motion in Micro-Channels', ARC- Discovery, $427,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi, Prof E.M. Kennedy, Prof B.Z. Dlugogorski and Dr A. Ziolkowski 'Development of a Novel Desalination Process', ARC-Project $250,000 and $180,000 (from GP Ltd)
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi and 11 others 'An Integrated Multi-Node Micro fluidic Facility', ARC, $400,000-Linkage-infrastructure.$350,00 UoN, USyd, UoA, JCU
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi and Prof K. Galvin, 'Dry Processing of Fine Coal Using the Reflux Classifier', ARC-Linkage Project, ARC $130,000, Australian Coal Association, $100,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi and Dr L. Djenidi 'A Fundamental Study on Micro fluidic Characteristics of a Novel Micro-Reactor', ARC, Near Miss $20,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi, E/Prof A.W Page, A/Prof H.O. Sugo and Dr Cathy M Inglis, 'Smart Utilisation of Thermal Mass in Masonry Buildings', ARC-Linkage Project, $231,000, CBPI $139,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghateri, E/Prof A.W. Page, A/Prof H.O. Sugo and Dr C.M. Inglis 'Experimental Modelling of Masonry Buildings Thermal Performance', ARC-Linkage Project, ARC - $68,000, CBPI - $15,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi, E/Prof T.F. Wall, J.F. Stubington and R.P. Gupta, 'The Effects of Pyrolysis Conditions on Combustion and Gasification Reactivites of Biomass Chars and the Quality of their Ash', ARC- Linkage Discovery, $280,154
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi, Prof B.Z. Dlugogorski, Prof E.M. Kennedy, E/Prof T.F. Wall, Dr S.W. Donne, Prof AA Adesina, R.P. Burford, A.R. Green, Dr J.C. Mackie, A.R. Masri, R. Creelman, P. Wormell, I. Thomas, 'Facility for Analysis of Thermal Decomposition of Solid Materials at High Pressures', ARC-Linkage-Infrastructure. ARC - $314,127. Others-$250,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi, E/Prof A.W. Page, A/Prof H.O. Sugo and Dr C.M. Inglis, 'The Development of a Hybrid Energy Simulation Model for Masonry Enclosures', ARC-Linkage Project. ARC - $240,000. CBPI - $75,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi, 'Combustion Characteristics of Biomass Chars in Circulating Pressurised Fluidised Bed Reactors', ARC-Discovery $40,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi, Prof B.Z. Dlugogorski, M.A. Delichatsios and R.P. Burford, 'Fundamental Fire Properties from Extinction and Piloted Ignition Experiments of Solid Fuels', ARC-Discovery, $390,000
  • E/Prof A.W. Page, 'The Influence of Cement Type Age and Curing Conditions on the Flexural Capacity of Masonry Walls', 2002-2004, ARC $150,000
  • E/Prof A.W. Page, A/Prof B. Moghtaderi and A/Prof H.O. Sugo, 'The Development of a Hybrid Energy Simulation Model for Masonry Enclosures', 2003-2006, ARC Linkage and CBPI $315,000
  • E/Prof A.W. Page, O'Connor, Holbrook and Bourke, 'The Identification and Development of Strategies Increasing Engineering Enrolments', 2005-2008, ARC Linkage, Engineers Australia and Ampcontrol Ltd, $281,000
  • A/Prof Moghtaderi and E/Prof A.W. Page, ARC Linkage and CBPI, 'Smart Utilisation of Thermal Mass in Buildings', 2006-2008, $360,000
  • Steward, Masia, E/Prof A.W. Page and Lawrence, 'Stochastic Modelling of Strength and Reliability of Masonry Walls Loaded in Flexure and Compression', ARC Linkage and CBPI, 2006-2009, $107,940

Examples of Industry Funded Research Grants

  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi; E/Prof T.F. Wall, Newcastle Port Corporation, Project - Research Grant, 'Chemical looping : Reducing co2 emissions', $20,000
  • Dr S.W. Donne, A. Hollenkamp and A. Best; 'Investigation and Characterization of Interactions Between Lithium Battery Cathode Materials and Room Temperature Ionic Liquid Electrolytes', CSIRO Project Grant, $84,000
  • Dr S.W. Donne; 'Titanium Electrochemistry in Minerals Processing', BHP-Billiton Linkage Contribution, $30,000
  • Mr M. Clifton-Smith; A/Prof D. Wood; Dr P. Clausen, CSIRO Energy Technology, Scholarship - Postgraduate Research Scholarship, 'Systems modeling for small wind turbines and renewable energy installations', $21,000
  • Prof B.Z. Dlugogrski, OneSteel '(i) Self-heating and ignition of zinc, (ii) Flammability of paint primers, (iii) Flammability of filter fabric', $250,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi, Dr E. Doroodchi and Arthur 'Development of a Novel Geothermal Power Cycle', Granite Power Ltd (formerly known as Proactive Energy Development) and AusIndustry through the Renewable Energy Development (REDI) Scheme, $2,240,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi and Prof K. Galvin, 'Dry Classification of Fine Coal', Australian Coal Association, $111,000
  • A/Prof B. Moghtaderi and 15 others, 'National Hydrogen Materials Alliance', CSIRO Energy Glagship Cluster Program in collaboration with UQ,ANU, RMIT, UNSW, USYD and ANSTO $107,000

Examples of University Grants

  • Dr S.W. Donne; 'Electro catalysts for the Air Electrode', University of Newcastle Pilot Grant, $20,000
  • Dr M. Radny; Dr S. Schofield, Project - Pilot Grant, 'Towards molecular electronics - molecular chemi-sorption on semiconductor surfaces', $10,000
  • Dr J. De Dona; Dr M. Seron, Project - Near Miss, 'Fault tolerant multi-sensor strategies in feedback control systems', $20,000
  • Dr J. De Dona; Dr J. Ramagge; Dr M. Seron, Project - Pilot Grant, 'The implications of differential algebraic concepts for the structure of nonlinear control systems', $17,000
  • Prof B. Ninness; Dr A. Wills, Project - Discovery Projects, 'Advancing System Identification using Modern Optimisation Methods', $246,090
  • Dr L. Djenidi; E/Prof R. Antonia, Project - Near Miss, 'Effects of Initial and Boundary Conditions on Turbulent Flows', $20,000.