Meet the Researchers
Keep checking out this page for profiles on the 200-plus researchers working on SfTI projects.
Renee is one of our SfTI researchers. She grew up in rural Australia and moved to New Zealand in 2016 with her husband Rich, and her children Ella (6) and Evan (3).
‘They taught me logging, I taught them calculus’ - tree fella to SfTI scientist, Dr Richard Parker.
Based at Lincoln AgriTec, Te Awhina Arahanga is at the interface between several SfTI research projects and Te Waihora environs and Rūnanga.
Iranian-born researcher Amir HajiRassouliha is part of an Auckland Bioengineering Institute team within Auckland University working on a 2016 SfTI SEED project titled A giant leap for small displacements.
Based at GNS Science at Lower Hutt, Ion Beam Material Scientist Dr Jerome Leveneur, works in a team that includes John Vedamuthu Kennedy and George Chisholm.
Waikato University Computer Science Professor Steve Reeves heads up a 2017 SfTI SEED project examining how the distributed ledger technology Blockchain will impact New Zealand, and can best be used to protect our interests.