Dr Morley Muse
Dr Morley Muse is a Chemical, Environmental and Renewable Energy Engineer with expertise in waste-to-energy generation, wastewater treatment, renewable hydrogen generation, biofuels production and energy transition, including storage, transmission and waste heat reuse. She holds multiple board/executive leadership positions and has worked across academia, government, and industry including in consulting and construction.
Among her various work and accolades are: being a board director with Women in STEMM Australia, being appointed as an ambassador for CSIRO’s Innovation Catalyst Global, and being an Advisory Group Member of the Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM Program with the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. Dr Muse has been appointed as a RISE Expert panel member with Diversity Council Australia (DCA), Settlement Services International (SSI) and Chief Executive Women (CEW). Dr Muse is part of the Executive Committee with Science, Technology Australia (STA). She is also a mentor for senior and executive women in STEM with STA on their Superstars of STEM Program. In addition, Dr Muse is a member of the Energy Reference Group with Jemena Energy, providing expert advise on the energy transition, tariffs, and electricity price reset for Jemena Energy and its customers’.
She is the winner of the 2022 Women’s Agenda awards for the Emerging Leader in STEM category. She was also named a finalist for the 2022 Victoria University Alumni Awards under the ’Rising Star category’. Her most recent recognition is being a finalist for the 2023 Recalibrate Gender Equity Awards.
As the co-founder of iSTEM Co, a research, consulting, and talent-sourcing business that enables employment for women in STEM, Morley continues to encourage women, including women of colour and women from CALD backgrounds to further their careers in STEM. iSTEM Co. was nominated as a finalist for the 2022 Women in Digital awards , a Merit award winner at the 2023 Tech Diversity awards for business category and a finalist for the 2023 Recalibrate Gender Equity Awards. This year, the iSTEM Group launched DEIR, a recruit-tech platform that eliminates recruitment bias for women in STEM. DEIR has also received recognition in STEM and won the Lift women social impact award.