Dr Chris Bumby and Dr Michel Nieuwoudt give their scientific take on whether fictional materials could be reality in a not too far off future.
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This article from our 2019 Annual Report provides information about the MacDiarmid Institute's latest inventions, patents and spinouts.
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Dr Chris Bumby discusses the science behind Adamantium from the Marvel Universe with RadioNZ Nights' Bryan Crump.
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In this episode of RadioNZ's 'Materials: Fact or Fiction' Dr Chris Bumby discusses Mithril from Lord of the Rings.
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Steel and vanadium could be cleaned up thanks to our scientists.
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Dr Chris Bumby has received the HERA 2020 Innovation Award in recognition of his work towards developing a hydrogen-ironmaking process.
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Laurie Winkless speaks to the New Zealand scientists working to clean up the final frontier and how to make steel in a zero-carbon future.
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Seven MacDiarmid Institute Investigators have been awarded $20.29 million funding for their research through MBIE Endeavour fund.
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Funding successes for our investigators and their research programmes during 2018. This funding enables our researchers and collaborators to continue their breakthrough research in advanced materials and nanotechnology.
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This article from our 2018 Annual Report provides information about the MacDiarmid Institute's latest inventions, patents and spinouts.
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Created: Apr 8, 2019, 12:30 AM
Chris Bumby is an applied materials physicist whose research spans a diverse range of materials engineering topics, including hydrogen steelmaking, ceramic semiconductors and superconducting machines. Born and raised in England, Chris completed his DPhil. in Physics at the University of Oxford in 2005. Shortly afterwards, he arrived in New Zealand to undertake a Royal Society (UK) Fellowship at Victoria University of Wellington. He has subsequently never left...
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Commercialising high temperature superconductors is what the 25 scientists and engineers at the Robinson Research Institute (RRI) do best. Formerly part of IRL, and called the Superconductivity and Energy Team, the RRI is now part of Victoria University of Wellington.
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