Associate Professor Haritos researches biocatalytic routes and metabolic pathways in microorganisms for efficient, low energy production of fuels and chemicals. She has published 43 peer reviewed journal articles and has six patents. Before formally joining Monash University in 2014, she was the Stream Leader of Sustainable Transport Fuels at CSIRO and the recipient of two organisational awards.
Professor Doug MacFarlane is focused on the use of ionic liquids for clean fuel production and energy storage applications. He is an ARC Laureate Fellow and the leader of the energy program in the ARC funded Australian Centre for Electromaterials Science. Professor MacFarlane has been awarded over 60 grants and contracts totalling more than $32 million.