ATSE new Fellow 2023

Graham Nathan FTSE


Professor Graham Nathan FTSE

Decarbonisation developer

Professor Graham (Gus) Nathan is an internationally recognised researcher leading decarbonisation transformation in heavy industry.

Heavy industry encompasses activity such as construction of large-scale infrastructure and accounts for nearly one-third of Australia’s direct carbon emissions.

Gus jointly led the development of the Gyro-therm burner – which achieves a 50% reduction in nitrous oxide emissions – for use in the cement, lime and alumina industries. He is also partnering with industry to solve challenges in new carbon capture technology for cement and lime production.

A strategic leader, Gus is the Research Director of the $215m Heavy Industry, Low-carbon Transition Cooperative Research Centre and provides high-quality advice to policy makers on topics such as low-emissions technology and hydrogen.