Waste glass researcher named Young Innovator of the Year

12 Nov 2019

WinnerUniversity of Queensland PhD candidate Rhys Pirie is the first Australian to win Young Innovator of the Year at the world’s premier conference for research and innovation, Falling Walls Berlin.

The chemical engineering researcher won the international competition with his presentation about a process that could turn waste glass into every day products ranging from fertilisers to toothpaste.

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