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ERI research
Energy and Resources Institute


Major energy research sources

Renewable energy
Sustainable solutions

At CDU, we have a dedicated group of researchers working on developing sustainable processes and products that will reduce carbon emissions and the environment footprint of industries and communities.

  • Waste to energy and recycling
  • Biomass/plastic wastes to energy and value-added products
    • Pyrolysis
    • Anaerobic digestion
Advanced manufacturing and materials engineering

Advanced Manufacturing Alliance

CDU has partnered with SPEE3D to form the Advanced Manufacturing Alliance, a joint initiative that utilises a world-first 3D metal printing technology.

Through collaboration, the Alliance will aim to engage with industry partners, trades and academics to:

  • develop real-world applications
  • create industry procedures and standards
  • drive material development.

Corrosion engineering

  • Microbially induced corrosion
  • Corrosion of hard facing alloys
Measurements, modelling and analytics
  • IoT systems and cybersecurity
  • Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning, (HVAC) systems
  • Digitisation of energy and resources sectors – data analytics and artificial intelligence
Process safety
  • Safety evaluations and procedures for chemical processes
  • Fire and explosion safety

Postgraduate research opportunities

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Strategic Plan 2021-2026

CDU’s Strategic Plan 2021-2026  will set out our roadmap for the next five years

Read CDU's Strategic Plan

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Research Web Portal

Explore the CDU Research Web portal to access CDU's Research Projects and Researchers.

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Research & Innovation events

Explore various workshops and social events available for CDU's researchers and HDR students


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