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Associate Professor Azam Ali

Job title
Associate Professor and Director, Bioengineering Programme
Telephone
+64 3 479 7456
Email
azam.ali@otago.ac.nz
Section
Bioengineering Research group / Centre for Bioengineering / Nanomedicine
Department
Department of Food Science / Centre for Materials Science and Technology
Division
Division of Sciences
Campus
Dunedin

Social Media

Skype username
azam.ali76

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Expertise

Science and Technology

Biotechnology
  • Materials/biomaterials sciences and bioengineering (medical devices/tech. and regen. medicine)
  • Polymers/biopolymers (proteins/carbohydrates), micro/nano structure materials and nanotechnology
  • Formulations, microencapsulation and slow/controlled released technology (biomolecules delivery)
  • 3D printing technology
  • Soft and hard tissues engineering and applications
  • Smart fibres/textile (medical textile), wearable textiles (health and well-being applications)
  • Chemically interactive materials (CIM) and biosensor
Food Science
  • Bioplymers, colloidals and interface sciences
  • Functional foods and non-foods materials
  • Functional packaging (e.g. edible and value-added packaging)
Science and Technology - General/Other
  • Biobased materials: animal, dairy, plant and marine wastes/co-products for valude-added products
  • Biomolecular engineering and interaction (e.g. bioconjugations)
  • Bioactive molecules, rheology, colloidal sciences
  • Functional foods, packaging (functional and edible) and sustainability
  • Extraction, processing and separation technology, proteins and polysaccharides
  • Biomolecules/bioactive delivery system, technology and efficacy analysis