About Us

COE-CSI: We are developing carbon-based catalysts for clean energy, CO2 capture, and green chemistry to reduce emissions.

In November 2022, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Carbon Science and Innovation (COE-CSI) was awarded $35m by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council (ARC). COE-CSI officially commenced from March 2024.

The Centre brings together a multidisciplinary and international coalition of scientists and facilities and is uniquely positioned to deliver solutions for urgent global problems in clean energy, carbon sequestration, and green chemistry. This world-class team comprises 18 discipline leaders as Chief Investigators (CIs) from 8 Australian universities (UNSW, University of Adelaide, University of Sydney, Australian National University, Monash University, Curtin University, University of Western Australia, and Queensland University of Technology) alongside experts from industry, Australian government organisations, and abroad. Our international Partners Investigators and Associate Investigators hail from universities and national laboratories including the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, US Air Force Research Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Rice University, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Drexel University, and Kent State University.

COE-CSI is to take a collaborative approach to advance Australia’s edge in carbon science and innovation through ground-breaking research and discoveries.

Our centre is to train highly competent and motivated new generation of world-class researchers through our exceptional research and educational programs.

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