Steven Pratt, The University of Queensland

May 29th, 2024

Associate Professor Steven Pratt is known internationally for his work on the development of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) bioplastics, and their associated wood-fibre composites, and nationally for his delivery of training courses to environmental professionals.

He has authored over 150 scientific publications, with his major contribution to the field of environmental biotechnology being the invention of the TOGA® Sensor for examination and control of biotech/bioprocess systems.

He leads the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Bioplastics and Biocomposites at The University of Queensland, and has won awards for his outstanding contribution to supervision and enhancing the research supervision culture.