Geothermal Energy Centre of Excellence
School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering



The centre has a well-deserved international reputation in the area of geothermal power conversion.  Highlights of the research outcomes include the following:

  • Better tools to identify Queensland's geothermal heat source
  • CO2 geothermal siphon concept to power future development in Queensland
  • Better power generators for low-temperature geothermal and other renewables
  • Advanced condenser technologies for thermal power plants
  • Metal-foam heat exchangers

Current Research

Student Projects