Dow-UQ sustainable engineering research centre opened

17 Dec 2014

The University of Queensland’s Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation was officially opened at the St Lucia campus in Brisbane today (17 December).

The Dow Chemical Company chairman and chief executive officer Dr Andrew N. Liveris said the Dow-UQ partnership was a mutually beneficial, value-adding collaboration with a global impact.

“This centre will serve as a breakthrough catalyst, combining cutting-edge expertise across multiple areas with the resources of a world-class research university,” Dr Liveris said.

“From sustainable chemistry to advanced lightweight materials, UQ Dow Centre scientists are developing solutions to global challenges and attracting international attention to key sustainability issues.”

Dr Liveris is a UQ chemical engineering graduate.

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