MFAT offers approximately 540 new scholarships per annum to citizens of developing countries around the world. Please see http://www.aid.govt.nz/funding-and-contracts/scholarships for more details. Renewable energy is one of MFAT priority sectors for scholarship in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and always a potential sector for our scholars from the Pacific.
About the Energy Group
The Advanced Energy and Material Systems Lab is a diverse group working on complex, interdisciplinary problems. The primary research focus is finding innovations in energy systems, including human behaviour, for adaptation to reducing fossil energy consumption.
- Improving the efficiency and reducing the impact of energy conversion
- Renewable energy systems including wind, solar and geothermal
- Energy use in transport and planning for the post-peak oil urban form re-development
- Energy use in freight movements and planning for the post-peak oil circumstances
- Electricity use in the residential sector and new ICT solutions to peak demand management
- Hybrid energy-economic technology and demand transformation modelling
- GIS-based active access assessment of urban forms
- Adaptability of travel behaviour as a function of urban form and income level
- Village scale energy auditing, electricity networks, demand side management and renewable energy integration
- Transportation and building energy auditing
- Enabling technology for PEM and SOFC fuel cell systems
- Susan Krumdieck
AEMS Lab Director, Above Ground Geothermal Energy Systems Engineering
- Mathieu Sellier
Numerical modelling of scaling mechanisms in geothermal fluids; Numerical modelling of thermal systems
- Mark Jermy
Experimental analysis of scaling in geothermal fluids
- Sid Becker
Heat transfer and novel approaches to heat exchanger design for geothermal and industrial waste heat recovery
- Keith Alexander
Micro Hydro design and development
- Femke Reitsma
GIS Systems (Geography)
- Eric Cox
Technical Officer, Safety Officer
- Above Ground Geothermal Energy Systems Engineering
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