Know more about Professor Thomas Maschmeyer through 100 Climate Conversations

Watch CSI Program 3 Co-Leader Professor Thomas Maschmeyer talk about revolutionising batteries and decarbonisation at the Powerhouse Museum as part of 100 Climate Conversations. The series presents 100 visionary Australians that are taking positive action to respond to the most critical issue of our time, which is climate change.

Thomas Maschmeyer is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Sydney, where he established and leads the Laboratory of Advanced Catalysis for Sustainability and served as founding director of the university’s Nano Institute. He has authored over 330 publications, been cited 13,000+ times and holds 24 patents. He has received many prestigious international awards, and in 2020 was honoured with the Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation — Australia’s top prize in the field. Maschmeyer is Fellow of four academies and is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from the Universities of Ca’Foscari Venice and Trieste.

Professor Maschmeyer’s innovative contributions to green chemistry and catalysis have paved the way for more eco-friendly industrial processes. Maschmeyer is founder and director of Gelion — developers of industry leading battery solutions that deliver safe, cost-effective, long-life alternatives to traditional lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries.
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