Paul Stanwix

Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M050), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


A/Prof. Paul Stanwix is an academic in the Departments of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering. He is interested in developing novel sensing technology to improve our ability to measure and predict the behaviour of fluid mixtures, in particular those related to energy. His research has led to a number of patents and he is co-founder of Jovian Tech, a startup commercialising sensors for the hydrogen industry.

Paul has previously held positions as an ARC DECRA Fellow, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and Scientist at the Defence Science and Technology Origanisation (now DST Group). He was awarded the inaugural National Measurement Institute Prize in 2008 for contributions to measurement science, has recieved a number of awards for his teaching, and was a finalist in the 2019 WA Innovator of the Year award.

Teaching overview

CHPR3404/4404 Advanced Thermodynamics (2024 - )

ENSC2004 Engineering Mechanics (2021 - )

CHPR1005/ENSC3005 Mass & Energy Balances (2017 - 2022)

ENSC2001 Motion (20016 - 2020)

ENSC3019 Unit Operations and unit Processes (2013 - 2016)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

PhD (Distinction), Testing local Lorentz invariance in electrodynamics, The University of Western Australia

Award Date: 10 Apr 2008

BSc(1st Class Honours), Isolating Double Ionisation Processes in Argon, The University of Western Australia

Industry keywords

  • Energy

Research expertise keywords

  • Hydrogen
  • Measurement
  • Thermodynamic and Transport Properties
  • Hydrogen production technologies and hydrogen economy
  • Gas hydrates
  • Spectroscopy
  • Microwave measurements of high pressure fluids


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