Dr. Leandro Bolzoni received the Charles Hatchett award

  On the 12th of July 2016, Dr. Leandro Bolzoni from the School of Engineering and WaiCAM (Waikato Centre for Advanced Materials) received, jointly with his former colleagues from Brunel University London Dr. Hari Babu Nadendla and Dr. Magdalena Nowak, a prestigious international award from IOM3, the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. The Charles … Continue Reading >

Dr. Fei Yang’s Research proposal through to MBIE second round

Dr. Fei Yang’s research application for MBIE Smart Ideas funding has made through to the second round. Smart Ideas funding focuses on the connection between applied research and commercialisation. Dr Fei Yang’s research, Novel Heat Sink Technology and Materials, will enable industry to make an advanced heat sink (passive heat exchanger that transfers heat generated) from copper … Continue Reading >

SMNZI Final Year Student Award Prizes 2016

SMNZI Final Year Student Award Prizes 2016 University of Auckland, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering Co-winners First Prize (Student Presentations): Rakesh Arul Presentation: Ultrafast Laser Patterning of Titanium Dioxide Nanotubes. Jake Sun Presentation: Anodic Tungsten Oxides: Synthesis, Characterisation and Heterogeneous Photocatalysis University of Waikato, School of Engineering Excellence in Materials Engineering: 1st place: Patrick … Continue Reading >