Dr Fiona J Beck is a Senior Research Fellow at the ANU School of Engineering.

Dr Beck leads a research group developing technologies for renewable energy and solar fuel applications. She is also convener of the Hydrogen Fuels Project in the ANU zero-carbon energy for the Asia-Pacific Grand Challenge.

She has a background in applied physics and engineering, and has previously held prestigious international fellowships including a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA 2018) from the ARC, and a Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Union (2012). She joined ANU as a Future Engineering Research Leader (FERL) Fellow in 2015.

Dr Beck’s research interests include technologies for solar energy, renewable fuels, and the wider transdisciplinary challenge of decarbonising the energy sector.

Fields of expertise



Australia has power to lower CO2 emissions in Asia Pacific

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‘Serious threat’ of fugitive emissions with hydrogen plan

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