|Professor Yusuf Chisti leads one of New
Zealand’s most active research programs in biochemical engineering/industrial
biotechnology. Both fundamental and applied research is carried out. The
research program closely integrates molecular, cellular and other biotechnologies
with biochemical engineering, to gain new insights; obtain novel products
and methods for producing them; achieve sustainable production; and provide
solutions to environmental and health problems. Major research areas include:
This highly collaborative
research program involves industry participants and international links.
Recent work has involved partnerships with researchers based in Canada,
Cuba, India, Iran, Malaysia, New Zealand, Romania, Spain, and Thailand.
Some recent research projects…
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