Sustainable Energy, Water and Resilient Systems (WaiSEW)

Our mission is to develop disruptive ideas that lead to more sustainable, renewable, and resilient energy and water systems for all.

Sustainable energy systems research

We are actively engaged in research that endeavors to harness the full potential of energy using a holistic whole-of-problem approach.

Our expertise includes:

  • Advanced process integration and optimisation
  • Digital twin technology and Industry 4.0
  • Clean bioenergy production and industrial symbiosis
  • Integrated and novel thermodynamic cycles
  • Macro-energy sector planning and integration

Sustainable water systems research

We aim to solve complex problems related to water, sustainability and resilience.

Our specialist expertise includes:

  • Water, waste-water, solid waste and odour control and treatment
  • Process engineering, design, modelling, and economics
  • Environmental, chemical, biochemical and materials engineering and biotechnology
  • Biodegradable plastics
  • Life cycle assessment and sustainability
  • Analytical chemistry and emerging contaminants
  • Risk analysis and reduction
  • Resilience and critical infrastructure