Professor Chris Greig

Professor and Director, Dow Centre

School of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
chris.greig@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 63828

Overview

Chris Greig was the founding director of the UQ Energy Initiative and is now Director of the Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation. He is a Chemical Engineer having obtained his degree and PhD at the University of Queensland and is a Fellow of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. His career commenced with a successful start-up company that he founded while completing his PhD at UQ. He led that company for 15 years before successfully exiting through its sale in 1999. Prior to joining UQ in 2011, Chris held senior executive roles in the construction, resources and low-carbon energy sectors. He has held various other non-executive directorships with ASX listed companies,was Deputy Chairman of Gladstone Ports Corporation until 2015 and is a current director of the Energy Policy Institute of Australia.

At UQ, in addition to his substantive roles as Director UQ Energy Initiative and now the Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation, Chris has served on the Advisory Boards for the Centre for Coal Seam Gas (Chair) and the Queensland Geothermal Energy CoE. He remains a member of Advisory Board of the School of Chemical Engineering and co-leads the Energy Poverty Research Group.

Chris's teaching activities include course coordinator for ENGG4900 – Professional Practice in the Business Environment; and ENGY7004 - Energy Finance and Investment.

His main research interests lie in Energy Transitions, Techno-Economic Assessment of industrial processes, Energy for Development and Mega-Project Implementation.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2018) Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Journal Article

Other Outputs

  • Kefford, Benjamin, Schmeda-Lopez, Diego, Stringer, Martin, Greig, Chris, Smart, Simon, Small, Mitchell and Wong-Parodi, Gabrielle (2018). Identifying regionally dependent barriers in the Carbon Capture and Storage industry. , School of Chemical Engineering, Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation.

  • Pascale, Andrew, Chakravarty, Shoibal, Lant, Paul, Smart, Simon and Greig, Chris (2017). Surprises up the energy ladder. Energy and Poverty Research Group Working Paper Series 1, UQ Energy Initiative, The University of Queensland.

  • Garnett, A. and Greig, C. (2014) What lies in store for CCS? :

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision