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Alumni engagement

We continue to celebrate the achievements of our alumni – in academia, government and industry.

Modified: Apr 7, 2021, 12:13 PM

Created: Apr 1, 2021, 2:11 AM

The emerging field of mechanobiology

Physics biology collaborations are forging mechanobiology – a research area key to understanding health and disease.

Modified: Apr 1, 2021, 11:33 AM

Created: Mar 31, 2021, 9:42 AM

Materials: Fact or Fiction - The Stillsuit

MacDiarmid Institute Deputy Director, Associate Professor Geoff Willmott, gives us his scientific take on the stillsuit from Dune.

Modified: Mar 19, 2021, 12:11 PM

Created: Feb 25, 2021, 4:07 PM

Materials science in the new energy sector

In May, the Government hosted the Just Transition summit in Taranaki on preparing for a low emissions economy,

Modified: Jun 11, 2020, 5:00 PM

Created: Jun 11, 2020, 2:00 PM

Deep tech and the Māori economy can be the backbone of NZ’s recovery

Geoff Willmott discusses how the tech sector and the Māori economy is well-placed to lead New Zealand's recovery from Covid-19.

Modified: Jun 26, 2020, 11:20 AM

Created: Jun 4, 2020, 9:51 AM

How can materials science offer a greener future for our planet? - Annual Report 2019

In 2019, we focused our annual regional showcase on 'NZ Innovation for Sustainability.'

Modified: May 28, 2020, 3:05 PM

Created: May 28, 2020, 2:13 PM

Sustainable innovation and commercialisation

Dr Viji Sarojini and Dr Geoff Willmott are giving a joint presentation on sustainable innovation and commercialisation.

Modified: Oct 3, 2019, 2:32 PM

Created: Oct 3, 2019, 2:03 PM

The cure for climate change could be in our own backyard

The answers to sustainability goals and energy commitments must involve materials research happening in New Zealand, writes Dr Geoff Willmott.

Modified: Sep 24, 2019, 11:51 AM

Created: May 4, 2019, 11:25 AM

Associate Professor Geoff Willmott

Dr Geoff Willmott is Deputy Director in Commercialisation and Industry Engagement and a Principal Investigator in the MacDiarmid Institute. Geoff grew up in Auckland and studied at the University of Cambridge, obtaining a PhD in shock physics in 2005. The following year he returned to New Zealand and Industrial Research Limited, where he worked in the Nano and Micro Fluidics team for 8 years. He joined the University of Auckland in 2013 and is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and the School of Chemical Sciences.

Modified: Jun 4, 2020, 10:40 AM

Created: Feb 14, 2019, 2:38 PM

MacDiarmid researchers successful in latest MBIE round

The MacDiarmid Institute is pleased to share the following successes from MacDiarmid researchers in this year’s MBIE Endeavour fund round.

Modified: Jun 16, 2019, 1:29 PM

Created: Sep 14, 2018, 12:00 AM

1.6 Using physics to boost New Zealand’s milk powder export industry - Annual Report 2017

Unlike most of us, when physicist Dr Geoff Willmott thinks about milk, he thinks about droplets, surfaces and heat - and he’s eager to use surface interactions to solve problems in the dairy industry.

Modified: Sep 14, 2021, 3:35 PM

Created: May 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

Productivity Commission cites MacDiarmid Institute as key organisation contributing to low emissions materials and technologies

The Productivity Commission Report on Low Emissions Economy notes the MacDiarmid Institute has research strength in this area.

Modified: Jun 16, 2019, 1:30 PM

Created: Apr 27, 2018, 12:00 AM

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