Recent Postgraduate Research
- Reactions and kinetics and catalytic effect of blended coal and biomass in co-gasification
Simon Zhang (2011)
- Modelling the culture of shear-sensitive cells in a mixing tank using CFD
Harminder Singh (2011)
- Wood drying condensate treatment using a bio-trickling filter chips as a support media.
Arie Kristiono (2011)
- Improved hydrogen production from biomass gasifiction in a dual fluidised bed reactor.
Hamish McKinnon (2010)
- Properties and distortion of douglas-fir with comparison to radiata pine
Eric Wang (2010)
- A scalable method for theproduction of pH responsive polyamide microcapsules for drug delivery.
William Kelton (2008)
- CFD modelling of sweage sludge vitrification.
David Walker (2008)
- Performance improvements to a fast internally circulating fluidized bed biomass gasifier for combined heat and power plants.
Douglas Bull (2008)
- Hydrodynamic investigation of a dual fluidized bed
Mook Tzeng Lim (2012)
- A new gas cleaning system for the removal of tars from biomass gasification producer gas for gas application in internal combustion engines
Gershom Mwandila (2011)
- Applications of Maxwell-Stefan equation to diffusion in gels
Kang Lu (2011)
- Optimal Firing Control of Recovery Boilers.
Sunday Alabi (2011)
- Production of microbobial cellulose compositers in-situ using rotating biological contractors.
Seema Dean (2011)
- Ionic liquid extraction of wood cellulose and application of the extracted cellulose for composites.
Andre Pinkert (2011)
- Novel separation, isolation and purification of biopolymers from cereals that are low in gluten.
Rebecca MacDonald (2011)
- Extraction of high-value minor proteins from milk
Jaganmohan Billakanti (2010)
- Solid-Phase Protein PEGYlation: Achieving mono PEGYlation through molecular tethering
Vinod Damodaran (2010)
- Dimensional stability of wood through different modification treatments
Manoj Babu Dubey (2010)
- Pyrolysis of waste plastics into fuels
Feng Gao (2010)
- Mixed matrix membrane chromatography for bovine whey protein fractionation
Syed M. Saufi Tuan Chik (2010)
- Studies on the dissociation of gas hydrates formed from gas mixtures and on methane uptake in semi-clathrate hydrates.
Thomas Hughes (2008)
- The study of liquid/vapour interaction inside a falling film evaporator int he dairy industry.
Nathan Bushnell (2008)
- The continuous degradation of air phase contaiminants by unsaturated biofilms.
Abraham Beuger (2008)
Some current theses in progress: PhD
- Diandree Padayachee Development of electrocatalysts for direct glycerol fuel cells
- Jan Hongrapipat Synthetic gas production from biomass steam gasification in the dual fluidised bed biomass gasifier
- Neha Chandrasekaran Bio-inspired Adhesive Peptides for Stainless Steel Functionalization
- Prasanth Gopalakrishnan Modelling of integrated energy production processes with woody biomass gasification asification.
- John Stevenson Study and development of a digitally based optimal state space/fuzzy logic control system for Department's existing glass distillation column.
- Swaminathan Detchanamurthy Impact of different matabolic uncouplers on the specific degradation rate of toluene in a plug flow biofiltration reactor.
- Christopher Penniall Reactor and catalyst development for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis of biomass gasification syngas to liquid fuels applicable to the NZ wood processing industry.