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02 June 2017

The Energy Researchers at QUT are pleased to invite you to the Power, Energy & Clean Technologies (PECT) Seminar series. Seminars take place on the first Friday of each month, commencing in February.

Previous seminars

Energy Showcase – 30 November 2018: QUT Power Engineering experts will be presenting on the topic of “The Customer Comes First”:

2 November 2018: “New Options for Supplying AC Electrical Railway Networks” presented by Mr Igor Perin from Aurizon.

5 October 2018: “Degradation Conscious Li-ion Battery Modelling and Management” to be presented by Prof Mahinda Vilathgamuwa, Prof Troy Farrell and Dr Yang Li, all from QUT.

7 September 2018: “Innovation in Power Transformer Research and Australasian Transformer Innovation Centre (TIC)” presented by Dr Shawn Nielsen (QUT) and Dr Daniel Martin (UQ).

3 August 2018. The future of utility-scale solar and storage. Presented by Ms Inka Heile from Conergy.

6 July 2018. High power electric vehicle charging. Presented by Mr James Kennedy, Engineering Director at Tritium.

1 June 2018. Consumer Behaviour in the Energy Sector. Presented by QUT's Professor Rebekah Russell-Bennett.

4 May 2018. Better Distribution Network Operation through State Estimation. Presented by QUT's Professor Gerard Ledwich, Associate Professor Geoff Walker and Mr Mehdi Shafiei.

6 April 2018. Planning for 100% Renewable Energy by 2050. Presented by QUT Professor John Barry.

2 March 2018. Delivering Queensland Government's Energy Plan. Presented by Mr Tim Quirey from Queensland Government.

2 February 2018. Presented by QUT’s Chief Entrepreneur in Residence at qutbluebox, Dr Timothy MacTaggart.

24 November 2017. Customers solving energy needs. Presented by QUT's Associate Professor Geoff Walker, Professor Colin Fidge, Professor Uwe Dulleck, Professor Gerard Ledwich.

6 October 2017. Balancing the needs of security and data in customer-centric power networks. Presented by Mr Simon English, Energy Queensland.

1 September 2017. Reality and future of batteries. Presented by Professor Jose Alarco, QUT.

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

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

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 Power, Energy and Clean Technologies (PECT) Seminar series.


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