August 17, 2021
Recognised for paving the way towards a clean energy future, FEnEx CRC (Future Energy Exports CRC) CEO Eric May, was acknowledged at the WA Premier’s Science Awards night of nights as the 2021 WA Scientist of the Year.
Eric is an internationally recognised leader in the areas of fluid science, thermodynamics, metrology and natural gas engineering.
His understanding of the behaviour of gases and liquids and development and use of ground-breaking measurement technology have helped reduce the cost and environmental impact of liquefied natural gas production. Other real-world outcomes of his research include decreasing greenhouse gas emissions from coal mines and optimising air conditioning cycles based on new, environmentally friendly refrigerants.
“Awards of this nature help to profile the work we are undertaking towards a clean energy future”, said Eric May.