|Presenter:||Professor Peter Halley, AIBN Group Leader|
|Title:||Translational Polymer Research for Sustainable Polymers|
|Date:||Thursday 11 April 2013|
|Venue:||Parnell Building 07, Lecture Room 222|
Abstract: This talk will showcase some translational polymer research projects in sustainable polymer projects in agrifoods, biomedical and industrial application areas; specifically highlighting the integration of fundamental PhD studies with multisite research teams.
Bio: Pete Halley is a Group Leader in AIBN, a professor and director of research in chemical engineering, a chief investigator in the queensland advanced materials processing and manufacturing (AMPAM) centre, the director of the centre of high performance polymers (CHPP) and the captain of the AIBN staff cricket team. Pete has worked both in industry at SRI International, Sola Optical and Moldflow, in universities and with three cooperative research centres (food packaging, sugar, polymers) and is driven by translational research.