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Prof Clive Davies PhD, BSc


School of Food and Advanced Technology



  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of London (1976)
  • Bachelor of Science - University of London (1971)

Prizes and Awards

  • Elected Fellow of Royal Society of New Zealand - Royal Society of New Zealand (1998)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 2 6
Team Member 0 2

Research Outputs

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 280.371 Process Engineering Operations

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 2 2
Co-supervisor 2 5

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Mohammad Barzegartabrizi - Doctor of Philosophy
    Real time measurement of degree-of-fill in topdressing aircraft hoppers
  • Gerald Olson - Doctor of Philosophy
    Biomimetic gastric tract simulator

Co-supervisor of:

  • Bawatharani Raveendrakumaran - Doctor of Philosophy
    Controlled traffic in association with nitrate leaching and nitrous oxide emissions from slow release fertilizer for best fertilizer management practices in New Zealand soils
  • Abhiram Gunaratnam - Doctor of Philosophy
    The testing of novel slow release fertilisers manufactured by CRL Energy.

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2016 - Horng Saw - Doctor of Philosophy
    Characterization and Flow of Food and Mineral Powders
  • 2010 - Emile Webster - Doctor of Philosophy
    The application of Helmholtz resonance to determination of the volume of solids, liquids and particulate matter

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2017 - Shakti Singh - Doctor of Philosophy
    Interactions of moving particles and bubbles in air: a micro-level process approach
  • 2016 - Malcolm Peacey - Doctor of Philosophy
    Extraction of Milk Oligosaccharides from Lactose Mother Liquor
  • 2015 - Hayley Stewart - Doctor of Philosophy
    Development of Food-grade Microparticles from Lignin
  • 2013 - Konrad Shaffer - Doctor of Philosophy
    Production of Inhaler Grade Lactose by Crystallization
  • 2010 - Miles Grafton - Doctor of Philosophy
    Flow on particute material from a topdressing aircraft

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