Every year, the department invites industry, to send some representatives over to speak to our department undergraduates. On 16th May we had our Careers Evening where we had the following set of speakers:

“Driving sustainability through Food & Innovation at Fonterra” – Olaf Van Daalen – Fonterra

“The revolutionary potential of Natural Refrigerants” – Adrian Dickison – Technical Fellow – Chemical Engineering, FIChemE – BECA

“Emerging water treatment technologies and the decline of conventional treatment plants” – Thomas Board – Technical Manager – Filtec Water and Wastewater Specialists – Filtec

“A career from sand to steel” – Lily Du – Graduate Engineer – Pacific Steel

“The importance of Thermal Energy Efficiency” – Sharon Shah – Food & Beverage and Key Accounts Manager – Spirax Sarco

“The Postgraduate opportunity and solving important engineering problems through innovation” – Assoc Prof Ashvin Thambyah – Head of Department – Chemical & Materials Engineering, University of Auckland

Here are some more photos from the evening:

Thomas Board and the team from FILTEC


Olaf Van Daalen – Fonterra


Sharon Shah – Spirax Sarco


Lily Du – Pacific Steel


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