UNSW Sydney: ARC PhD Scholarship – Industrial Transformation Training Centre for the Global Hydrogen Economy (GlobH2E)

UNSW Sydney

UNSW Sydney: A new PhD scholarship is available to work within the recently commenced ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for the Global Hydrogen Economy (GlobH2E).

International climate targets require immediate emission reduction. Societies around the world envisage that hydrogen will play a key role in the decarbonisation of transportation and the heavy emitting industries such as steel, cement, paper etc.

However, there is multiple hydrogen value chains, technologies, and associated life cycles, from production, storage, use to end-of-life.

This requires technological and environmental impact evaluation of alternative hydrogen value chains and their environmental impact reduction potential in various heavy emitting industries to make sure problem shifting does not occur in the future.

Therefore, the aim of the project is to investigate the environmental impact and the reduction potential of various hydrogen value chains, their life cycle technology options with a system of system perspective.

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  • Category: PhD
  • Amount/value: $33,413 per annum
  • Application deadline: 31 December 2022


Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree of at Honours 1 or equivalent in Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical or Environmental Engineering. A prior experience with Life Cycle Assessment, System of System Modelling and Hydrogen Value Chain will be desirable.

Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and foreign nationals may apply for this scholarship.


$33,413 per annum for three years.

Additional top-up of $10,000 may also be available for qualified candidates.


Applications open until end of December 2022 unless awarded prior, applicants are encouraged to submit their expressions of interest as soon as possible.

How to Apply

Further information on the project and scholarships on offer may be obtained from Prof. S. Kara (S.Kara@unsw.edu.au). Applications for the scholarship should include the following:

  • Cover letter and motivation;
  • Academic transcript and/or record, and;
  • CV

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