Centre for
Solid Waste Bioprocessing


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The Centre for Solid Waste Bioprocessing is an important initiative of the Schools of Civil and Chemical Engineering.

The centre will add further weight to The University of Queensland's national leading rank in the field of Environmental Engineering, as attested by the only score of 5 in the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2012 ratings. Research programs within the CSWB include:

Landfill Program

  • Establishing and modelling aerobic degradation processes in active landfill cells.

Program for the Utilisation of Organic Waste in the Resource Industry

  • Utilisation of organic waste to generate products or processes that add value.

Emerging opportunities

  • New research areas where we are seeking industry partners, research collaborators and motivated PhD candidates.