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Bioengineering Executive


Biomaterials – Lead

Associate Professor Azam Ali, biomaterials science and engineering



Imaging - Lead

Professor Anthony Butler (Pathology, UOC)


  • Associate Professor Steven Gieseg (Biological Sciences, UC)
  • Professor Tim Buckenham (Radiologist, CDHB)
  • Dr Alex Mchaffie (Pathology, UOC)
  • Jon Crighton (Specialist Registrar, CDHB)
  • Stefan Gabrielson (Radiologist, CDHB)
  • Dr David Krofcheck (Physics, Auckland)
  • Dr Nanette Schleich (Radiation Therapy, UOW)
  • Professor Phil Butler (MBI)

Honorary researchers

  • Dr Nadia Mitchell (Lincoln University)
  • Dr Aamir Raja (UAE)
  • Dr Niels de Ruiter (UC)
  • Dr Mahdieh Moghiseh (MBI)

Point-of-care technologies

Point-of-care – Lead

Associate Professor Yusuf Ozgur Cakmak, Wearables, mHealth and non-contact systems.


Regenerative medicine

The team, led from University of Otago Christchurch campus, consists of mechanical engineers, clinicians, process engineers, mathematicians and surgeons.

Regenerative Medicine – Lead

Professor Tim Woodfield (Orthopaedics, Christchurch)


A large number of postgraduate students have worked alongside our researchers to achieve their qualifications.
Visit our Regenerative Medicine students page.

Nanomedicine and Diagnostics

Nanomedicine and Diagnostics – Lead


Research facilitator

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