Dr Stephan Tait

Senior Research Fellow

Australian Centre for Water and Environmental Biotechnology
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology



  • Member, Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
  • Member, Board of Professional Engineers in Queensland, Board of Professional Engineers in Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Engineering, The University of Queensland


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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Ntuk, Ubong, White, Edward, Tait, Stephan and Steel, Karen (2013). Prediction of solubilities of aluminium hydroxyfluoride hydrate recovered from spent pot lining. Chemeca 2013: Challenging tomorrow, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 29 September–2 October, 2013. Barton, ACT, Australia: Institution of Engineers Australia.

  • Tait, Stephan, Solon, Kimberly, Volcke, Eveline I. P. and Batstone, Damien J. (2012). A unified approach to modelling wastewater chemistry: model corrections. 3rd Wastewater Treatment Modelling Seminar (WWTmod2012), Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec, Canada, 26-28 February 2012. London, United Kingdom: International Water Association.

  • Mehta, Chirag M., Tait, Stephan and Batstone, Damien J. (2012). Resources recovery from Australian biosolids: technology options. AWA Biosolids and Source Management National Conference, Gold Coast, Qld., Australia, 18 - 20 June 2012. St Leonards, NSW, Australia: Australian Water Association.

  • Stephan Tait, Tamis, J., Keller, Jurg and Batstone, Damien J. (2008). Methane Production from Anaerobic Digestion of Deep Litter Piggery Bedding. Second International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, Venice, Italy, 17-20 November, 2008. Venice: Environmental Sanitary Engineering Centre (CISA).

  • Tait, S., Edward Thomas White, Litster, J.D. and Liu, L.X. (2007). Attrition and secondary nucleation for protein crystallization. PARTEC 2007, Germany, 27-29 March 2007. Germany:

  • Tamis, J., Tait, S. A. and Batstone, D. J. (2007). Evaluation of the methanogenic activity on different substrates.. AD11-11th International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, Brisbane, 23-27 September, 2007.

  • Tait, S, White, E. T., Litster, J D and Liu, L X (2006). The attrition and breakage propensity of some industrially crystallized materials. Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology, Florida, USA, 23-27 April 2006. USA: The American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

  • White, E. T., Tan, W. H. L., Ang, J. M., Tait, S. and Litster, J. D. (2005). The density of a protein crystal. Chemeca 2005, Brisbane, Australia, 25-28 September, 2005. Brisbane, Australia: Institute of Engineers, Australia.

  • Tait, S., White, E. T., Litster, J. D. and Tan, W.H.L (2005). The secondary nucleation of hen egg white lysozyme. Proceedings of Chemeca 2005, Brisbane, Australia, 25-28 September 2005. Brisbane, Australia: Institute of Engineers, Australia.

  • Tait, S., White, E. T. and Litster, J. D. (2004). Nucleation in Lysozyme Crystallization. Proceedings of CHEMCA 2004, Sydney, Australia, 26-29 September 2004. Australia: IChemE Australia.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision