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Staff at the Centre for Postharvest and Refrigeration Research

  • Prof John Bronlund

    Prof John Bronlund

    Professor of Food and Bioprocess Engineering - School of Food and Advanced Technology

  • Prof Don Cleland

    Prof Don Cleland

    Professor - School of Food and Advanced Technology

  • Prof Andrew East

    Prof Andrew East

    Director for the Massey Agrifood Technology Partnership - School of Food and Advanced Technology

  • Prof Julian Heyes

    Prof Julian Heyes

    Head of School of Food and Advanced Technology - School of Food and Advanced Technology

  • Peter Jeffery

    Peter Jeffery

    Postharvest Technologist / Technical Infrastructure Manager - School of Food and Advanced Technology

  • Dr Celia Kueh

    Dr Celia Kueh

    Postdoctoral Fellow - Centre for Public Health Research

  • Dr Richard Love

    Dr Richard Love

    Senior Lecturer - School of Food and Advanced Technology

  • Sue Nicholson

    Sue Nicholson

    Research Technician - School of Food and Advanced Technology

  • Dr Jon Palmer

    Dr Jon Palmer

    Senior Lecturer - School of Food and Advanced Technology

  • Dr Michael Parker

    Dr Michael Parker

    Senior Lecturer - School of Food and Advanced Technology

  • Prof Jason Wargent

    Prof Jason Wargent

    Professor in Horticulture - School of Agriculture and Environment

Affiliated staff

Dr Matt Adkins, Zespri

Dr Nigel Banks, consultant, Postharvest.co

Dr Frank Bollen, Zespri

Professor Andrew Cleland (RSNZ)

Khoo Gek Hoon, (AVA Singapore)

Dr Kate Maguire (Jenkins Group Ltd.)

Prof Bart Nicolai (KU Leuven)

Dr David Reid (UC-Davis)

Dr David Tanner, consultant, Start-A-Fresh

Dr Pieter Verboven (KU Leuven)

Dr Ken Wong (SCION)

Multi-award-winning team

CPRR team

CPRR won the Massey University Team Research medal for 2014 for outstanding research contributions.

CPRR members and alumni have been repeatedly recognised for their outstanding contributions to refrigeration. We have been awarded:

  • all but two Clarence Birdseye Prizes of International Institute of Refrigeration for outstanding work in the field of the refrigerated treatment of foodstuffs and the cold chain since 1991
  • all three of the James Harrison Prizes of the International Institute of Refrigeration awarded since 2003 for outstanding work in the field of refrigerated storage and transport by young researchers
  • six of the nine Tony Barnard Awards (for research by a person under 40) from the NZ National Committee of the International Institute of Refrigeration
  • four out of 11 Ian Syminton Prizes (for research by a senior researcher) from the NZ National Committee of the International Institute of Refrigeration.

Members of the team have also received the following awards since 2011:

  • Don Cleland: J & E Hall Gold Medal of the Institute of Refrigeration (UK) in 2011 and the Furkert Award in 2012 (IPENZ Supreme Technical Award for Engineering Achievers in Sustainability and Clean Technology)
  • Andrew East won the James Harrison Prize for outstanding work in the field of refrigerated storage and transport from International Institute of Refrigeration, 2011; Massey University, College of Science, Early Career Research Award, 2012; Tony Barnard Award, 2013 for research by a person under 40 by the NZ National Committee of the International Institute of Refrigeration
  • Jason Wargent won the Massey University Early Career Research Award, 2014
  • Richard Love won the Tony Barnard Award, 2011 for research by a person under 40 by the NZ National Committee of the International Institute of Refrigeration
  • Julian Heyes was elected Chair of the Commission of Fruit and Vegetables for Human Health by the International Society for Horticultural Science in 2014

 

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