Dr Ben Mallett is a Scientist at the Robinson Research Institute, Victoria University Wellington; he was previously a Rutherford Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Photon Factory at the University of Auckland.
Ben graduated with a PhD in physics from Victoria University of Wellington under the supervision of Professor Jeffery Tallon. He undertook postdoctoral research at Fribourg University in Switzerland before returning to New Zealand in 2016.
Ben's research interests orbit around novel physics in solids and using spectroscopy to understand it.
You can’t Google the answers to these questions.Dr Ben Mallett
March 24, 2021
Funding successes for our investigators and their research programmes during 2020. This funding enables our researchers and collaborators to continue their breakthrough research in advanced materials and nanotechnology.
May 28, 2020
In 2019, we focused our annual regional showcase on 'NZ Innovation for Sustainability.'
May 26, 2020
Funding successes for our investigators and their research programmes during 2019. This funding enables our researchers and collaborators to continue their breakthrough research in advanced materials and nanotechnology.
In The Media
March 22, 2017
Superconductors already have various applications (electromagnets, digital circuits, particle detectors) but would be even more useful if they operated at higher temperatures.
September 11, 2019
Come and hear MacDiarmid Institute scientists talk about how materials science is offering a greener future for our planet.
August 26, 2019
Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Ben Mallett introduces the element Silicon on RadioNZ Nights' Element of the Week.