Auckland Bioengineering Institute


Our management

The management structure of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute comprises the Director, Deputy Director, Principal Investigator group and a seven-member budget-monitoring group.

Director

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Distinguished Professor Peter Hunter is the Director of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute. Professor Hunter is responsible for the academic, administrative and strategic leadership of the Institute.

The director also sits on the University's Senior Management Team (SMT), which is an advisory group to the Vice-Chancellor.

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Deputy Director

Dr Merryn Tawhai

Professor Merryn Tawhai is the Deputy Director, and is responsible for assisting and advising the Director. She also provides the Principal Investigators group with direction and guidance on administrative and research policy.

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Principal Investigators Group

The Principal Investigators Group is the academic and administrative decision-making body for the Institute.

The Principal Investigators are Institute and Institute-linked academics who lead research projects by raising grant money, supervising graduate students and generally contribute to Institute infrastructure. The Postgraduate Student Representative is also a member of this group.
 

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Iain Anderson
Associate Professor
Biomimetics (Group lead)

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Chris Bradley
Senior Research Fellow

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Leo Cheng
Associate Professor
Gastrointestinal System (Group lead)

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Justin Fernandez
Senior Research Fellow
Musculoskeletal Modelling (Group lead)

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Ian LeGrice
Associate Professor
Cardiac Electrophysiology 
Tissue Structure
(Group lead)

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Denis Loiselle
Associate Professor
Cardiac Myometer (Implantable Devices)
Work-loop Calorimeter

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Mark Sagar
Associate Professor
Laboratory for Animate Technologies (Group lead)

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Vinod Suresh
Senior Lecturer
 

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Jason Turuwhenua
Research Fellow
Vision Engineering (Group lead)