The UQ Dow Centre is committed to delivering solutions to globally significant challenges by generating and communicating new knowledge and analysis.

We bring together cutting-edge science, multidisciplinary research and systems analysis, along with world-class education to deliver innovations which have a significant impact on both sustainability and the economy.

The mission of the UQ Dow Centre is to provide thought leadership, and to facilitate innovation, in the sustainable production and use of energy and materials.

Established in 2014 through the generous donation of US$10 million from the Dow Chemical Company, the Centre leads a number of research projects which aim to make original and significant contributions to global sustainability. The UQ Dow Centre is part of the School of Chemical Engineering, an international leader in chemical engineering education and research.

Research at the Centre is interdisciplinary, with a strong techno-economic focus on the viability of industry transitions, delivered through collaboration with other UQ faculties and leading research partners worldwide.