Associate Professor Mike Grace

Mike Grace

Associate Professor
PhD(Melb), BSc(Hons)(Melb), GCHE(Monash)
Room: G25c, Water Studies Centre, Building 19, Clayton
Phone: +61 3 9905 4078
Fax: +61 3 9905 4196
Email: Mike.Grace@monash.edu

 

 

Teaching Activities

  • Undergraduate Chemistry - first through third year
  • Environmental Science
  • Specialty in analytical and environmental chemistry
  • Unit coordinator - CHM2951 Environmental Chemistry - Water (2002 - Present)
  • Second year chemistry coordinator and chief examiner (2003 - 2009)
  • School of Chemistry - Honours year coordinator and chief examiner (2011 - Present)
  • Unit coordinator - ENV2022 Environmental Sampling & Monitoring (2003 - 2008)

Research Areas

  • Aquatic chemistry of lakes, rivers and estuaries
  • Biogeochemical cycling of nutrients (N, P, S & C)
  • Environmental analytical chemistry
  • Using stable isotopes to investigate aquatic nutrient cycling & ecosystem functioning
  • Aquatic ecosystem process measurements (e.g. whole stream metabolism, denitrification)
  • Investigating the effects of urbanization on aquatic ecosystems
  • Integrating Science into Natural Resource Management
  • Ecosystem Ecology

Current Research Group (2009-13)

Many of these students are co-supervised with my colleagues including Dr Perran Cook & Dr Ross Thompson.

  • 2 Postdoctoral Fellows
  • 8 PhD students
  • 2 MSc students
  • 1 Honours student

 

Awards

  • 2010 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citation for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2009 Vice Chancellor's Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2006 Dean of Science’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (MRACI)
  • River Basin Management Society
  • Australian Society for Limnology
  • American Society for Limnology and Oceanography
  • North American Benthological Society
  • International Society of Limnology (SIL)