Business School


02 June 2017

The Energy Researchers at QUT are pleased to invite you to the Power, Energy & Clean Technologies (PECT) Seminar series, presented on the first Friday of each month throughout the year.

Next seminar

4 August 2017. Superconducting electric machines: Current status and opportunities in power and energy applications. Presented by Mr Peter O'Brien, QUT.

The presentation will outline the current status of superconducting machines, including opportunities and challenges for HTS machine development. In maritime power applications with the latest trend to electric propulsion and all-electric ships, the advantages of HTS electric machines will be discussed.

Previous seminars

7 July 2017. Transition to an intelligent grid: Distribution network visibility study. Presented by Dr Daniel Eghbal and Dr Olav Krause from Energex Ltd.

2 June 2017. Wireless power transfer: The state of art technology, applications, challenges and future trends. Presented by Professor Mahinda Vilathgamuwa and Dr Prasad Jayathurathnage.

5 May 2017. Anticipating and addressing security challenges in an evolving power system. Presented by Dr Jenny Riesz and Mr Christopher du Plessis, AEMO.

7 April 2017. Optimising investment decisions for demand: management, storage and energy efficiency for multi-dwelling communities. Presented by Mr Aaron Liu, QUT.

3 March 2017. Using pay-per-use technology to bring electric vehicles and renewable energy to the 99%. Presented by Brendan Lee, Octillion Australia.

3 February 2017. Growing roar of the coming energy wave of change. Presented by Associate Professor Geoff Walker, QUT.


Close of business on the Wednesday before each seminar. Email:

12 - 12.50 PM followed by light refreshments
Z Block, Level 10, Z-1064, QUT Gardens Point Campus
Science and Engineering Faculty, QUT.
Adriana Bodnarova

Join us on the first Friday of each month for the 2017 Power, Energy and Clean Technologies (PECT) Seminar series.


QUT Business School

  • Level 1, B Block
    Gardens Point
    2 George St
  • Postal address:
    QUT Business School
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001