Find out more about who runs ABI, including details about the Director, Deputy Director, Principal Investigator Group, budget-monitoring and administrative staff.
Distinguished Professor Peter Hunter is the Director of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute. He is responsible for academic, administrative and strategic leadership.
Peter also sits on the University's Senior Management Team (SMT), which is an advisory group to the Vice-Chancellor.
Learn more: Dist. Prof. Peter Hunter.
Professor Merryn Tawhai is the Deputy Director. She’s responsible for assisting and advising the Director, as well as providing the Principal Investigators group with direction and guidance on administrative and research policy.
Find out more: Professor Merryn Tawhai.
Principal Investigators Group
This 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.
You can find information and contact details about members of the group by searching our staff directory.
Discover more: Staff directory.
- Iain Anderson
- Thor Besier
- Mark Billinghurst
- Leo Cheng
- Peter Hunter
- Simon Malpas
- Poul Nielsen
- Martyn Nash
- Bruce Smaill
- Andrew Taberner
- Merryn Tawhai
- Alistair Young
- David Budgett
- Peng Du
- Justin Fernandez
- Ian LeGrice
- Suranga Nanayakkara
- Mark Sagar
- Alan Wang
Senior Research Fellows & Research Fellows also regularly attend.
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