Simon is a Lecturer in the School of Chemical Engineering at The University of Queensland, where he leads research into membrane and membrane reactor technologies for clean energy and water applications. Prior to becoming a Lecturer, Simon worked for 4 years as a Postdoc / Research Fellow within the Films and Inorganic Membrane Laboratory (FIMLab) at UQ.
Simon has 41 publications including 7 book chapters and 34 international journal articles, one of which has been cited over 440 times and was awarded “Most Citations 2006-2010” by the journal CARBON. Simon was the Secretary for the Membrane Society of Australasia from 2011-2013, where he served on the board of directors from 2010-2014.
He is a Lecturer in the International Energy Centre (IEC) and program advisor for the Master of Energy Studies.