Maria Skyllas-Kazacos

Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, AM FTSE is an Australian chemical engineer best known for her pioneering work of the vanadium redox battery, which she created at the University of New South Wales in the 1980s. Her design used sulfuric acid electrolytes and was patented by the university. In 1999 she was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia “for service to science and technology, particularly in the development of the vanadium redox battery as an alternative power source”.

Maria is an Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales.

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