The University of Western Australia has access to several state-of-the-art, world-class facilities to further research and development in bioenergy.
- functional genomics technology
- microarray platform
- mass spectrometers for proteomics and metabolomics
- low-temperatire pyrolysis process system
- fixed-bed reactor system
- high T and P batch reactor
- rotary hearth kiln
- drop-tube furnace
- hydrothermal reactor system
- ChemBET surface analyzer
- biodiesel plant
- spinning disc process intensification reactor
- tissue culture and plant genetic transformation laboratories
- controlled environment and glasshouse facilities
- physical containment category 2 and quarantine facilities
- crop evaluation field sites
- high performance computing facilities.
Expanding our capability
More than $30 million has been invested at UWA in recent years to expand our research capability and expertise in bioenergy and alternative energy solutions.