Whole systems thinking

The group is developing tools to support interactive top down analysis and visualisation of energy, material and natural resource systems.

Material demand reduction

Our work is focussed on the transition to a future which requires less material production. Our interests span across the commercial reality of material demand reduction in business, to the implications of present and future policy options.

Novel material processing technology

We develop new processes to make more efficient use of material, including computer controlled flexible metal forming machines, removal of toner print from paper and flexible net shape casting.