Alumni

Dr Gohar Gholamibozanjani   PhD Title: Improving the Thermal Efficiency of Buildings Using Phase Change Materials   Supervisor: Professor Mohammed Farid   Co-Supervisor: Associate Professor Saeid Baroutian   Dr Gohar Gholamibozanjani completed her PhD research on improving the thermal efficiency of buildings using Phase Change Materials (PCMs). In recent years, population growth and industrial developments…

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4th Year Project – Prize Winners

Staff: Ashvin, Saeid, Steve, and Mark. Student full names shown in the table below.   Outstanding performance by our final year students on their research projects were celebrated, online, with an awards ‘ceremony.’ There were a range of prizes awarding research excellence and the following table provides details. Prize About the prizes Awardee Award ($)…

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Industry engagement in courses

For our course, CHEMMAT 753 – Biomaterials and their applications, we regularly host guests from industry to help the students get a better idea of work environments which encompass the content of the course. This year, we hosted a lab dedicated to implant technologies which was attended by the following people: Scott Bolam: Orthopaedic Registrar…

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CHEMMAT’s Professor Wei Gao – TV interview

On 10 March 2021, CHEMMAT’s Professor Wei Gao was interviewed by TV33, Chinese New Zealand Television. His topic was “Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology”. TV33, is a member of the Freeview Group, a free-to-air channel specifically targeting the Chinese market in New Zealand.

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Class visits Fuji Film

On 10 May 2021, CHEMMAT 758 (Waste Reduction and Recycling) class visited Fuji Film Innovation Centre. This site visit was organised as part of our new partnership with Fuji Film on our new Master of Engineering Studies – Sustainable Resource Recovery. The visit helped the students develop their understanding of how theoretical practice is applied…

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CHEMMAT PhD candidate Annie Wang awarded new Callaghan Innovation fund

Congratulations to CHEMMAT PhD candidate Annie Wang and her supervision team for being awarded a new Callaghan Innovation fund to support her PhD project to the value of $91,500.   PhD project title: Development of an eco-friendly, anticorrosion and antifouling polymer coating system for marine applications PhD Candidate: Annie Wang Supervision Team: Prof Wei Gao,…

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