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Professor of Postharvest Technology - Massey Institute of Food Science and Technology
Professor Heyes' research interests are in connecting science to growth of the horticulture sector based on novel, high-value products. He is increasingly working on programmes relating fruit and vegetable consumption to human health.
Contact details +64 (09) 414 0800 ext. 49051
Microfluidics and free surface flows: Investigation of fluid deformation, droplet rupture, coalescence and interface topology in complex multiphase systems using microfluidics and micromanipulation.
Complex microstructures formulation: Manufacturing of structured fluids, colloids, multiple emulsions, delivery systems, microgels.
Multiphase flows: Experimental multiphase system and hydrodynamics in stirred tank reactor. Gas/liquid/solid dispersion and interactions. Heat transfer and characterisation of nano-fluids fluids.
Colloids and interfacial phenomena: Three-phase contact angle, wettability, capillarity, surface energies, particles to bubble attachment, fluid gels formation, emulsification.
Field of research codes
Chemical Engineering (090400):
Chemical Science (030000):
Classical Physics (020300):
Colloid and Surface Chemistry (030603):
Fluid Physics (020303):
Physical Chemistry (incl. Structural (030600):
Physical Sciences (020000)
Project Title: Encapsulation of an aqueous liquid in a drop of aqueous liquid
Date Range: 2018 - 2021
Funding Body: Royal Society of New Zealand
124.171 Physical Principles for Engineering and Technology 1
124.172 Physical principles for Engineering and Technology 2
141.111 Food Technology 1: Global Perspectives
141.112 Food Technology 2: Creative Solutions
280.271 Heat and Mass - Conservation and Transfer
280.272 Fluid flow and particle technology
280.371 Process Engineering Operations
280.372 Reaction technologies and Process Modelling
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