Energy Change Institute Open Day 2017

Date & time

10pm 29 October – 3.30am 30 October 2017


Science Teaching Building, 136 Linnaeus Way, Australian National University, ACT 2601


 Sarah Wilson
 02 6125 0946

The Energy Change Institute Open Day showcased the latest energy research from ANU and provided a platform for exchanging ideas for ANU researchers, industry, government agencies and other energy stakeholders.

Presentations from the day can now be downloaded - see below. 


Time Presenter / subject Download Presentation

State-of-the-Institute presentation – Professor Ken Baldwin, Energy Change Institute

Incorporating updates on:

Education programs - Professor Kylie Catchpole, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Industry Engagement - Dr Igor Skryabin, Energy Change Institute

Outreach and Public Policy - Sarah Wilson, Energy Change Institute and Ken Baldwin, Energy Change Institute

PDF (2.5MB)
  Grand Challenge Public Pitch - presentation team members PDF (1.9MB)



Keynote Presentation

Pumped hydro and 100% renewable energy futures - Professor Andrew Blakers, Research School of Engineering

PDF (3.2MB)


Special Guest Presentation

UK's New Clean Growth Strategy - Professor John Loughead, Chief Scientist, UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

PDF (421KB)
11.30-12.20 External engagement

Women in Renewables - Natalie Collard, Chair, Women in Renewables, Clean Energy Council



Actew AGL Endowment grant winners and ICON Water Aspi Baria grant 

Bronwen Butterfield, ICON Water

  In context sensor data through semantic dataspaces - Kerry Taylor (grant winner 1) PDF (2.5MB)
  Efficient non-noble metals catalysts for low-cost & scalable H2 generation and storage - Antonio Tricoli (grant winner 2) PDF (7MB)
  Industry start-ups  
  Helping establish energy start-ups - Piers Grove, EnergyLab 1  
12.20-12.50 New ECI Research Clusters  
  Energy for Development - Dr Matthew Dornan, Crawford School of Public Policy  
  Sustainable Transport - Dr Matthew Stocks, Research School of Engineering PDF (1.5MB)
12.50-1.30 New ECI Members' Research  

Molecular & atomic chemistry enables sustainable energy conversion & storage - Dr Zongyou Yin, Research School of Chemistry

PDF (5.5MB)

Data-driven optimisation of smart-grid - Dr Chathurika Mediwaththe and Dr Marnie Shaw

PDF (4MB) and PDF (3MB)
  Artificial photosynthesis: lessons to learn from nature - Dr Robin Purchase, Research School of Chemistry PDF (3.5MB)

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