Meet the Researchers
Keep checking out this page for profiles on the 200-plus researchers working on SfTI projects.
Battery technology is a science hot-spot around the world. Multimillion-dollar research companies in the United States, China, Japan and Europe are racing to find the next big capacity boost to overtake the current front-runner – lithium-ion batteries.
We know Sally as the Director of the SfTI Challenge, however she has many more strings to her bow.
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.