Waikato Centre for Advanced Materials (WaiCAM)

Our People

WaiCAM Director:

  • Professor Brian Gabbitas
    Failure of materials; creep and fracture in wood; powder metallurgical processing of titanium-based alloys.
Management Committee:
  • Dr Michael Mucalo
    Biomaterials, colloids (nano particles), electrochemistry, calcium phosphate precipitation chemistry.
  • Professor Kim Pickering
    Fracture mechanics and interfacial engineering, materials processing, polymer based composites and natural fibre based composites, plastic materials.
  • Professor Janis Swan
    Food materials, biochemical engineering.