Professor Ian O'Hara

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Faculty of Engineering,
Office of the Deputy Dean

Personal details


Deputy Dean
Faculty of Engineering,
Office of the Deputy Dean


Bioeconomy, Bioenergy, Biofuels, Biomass utilisation, Biorefining, Bioproducts, Industrial biotechnology, Lignocellulose, Pilot plant, Techno-economics


Chemical Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Master of Business Administration (Technology Management) (Deakin University)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations

Member, Institution of Engineers, Australia (MIEAust)

Certified Professional Engineer (CPEng)

National Professional Engineers Register (NPER)

Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ)

Member, Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists

ARC Centre of Excellence for Synthetic Biology

Selected publications

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Research projects


Current supervisions