PhD student wins Jules Kieser Award

09 March 2016

Abdul Sattar Din, a PhD student in Mechatronics Engineering, won the inaugural Jules Kieser Award at the 2016 BioMouth Symposium in Christchurch on 7-8 March, 2016.His presentation was entitled, “Embedded Array of Sensation Elements in Biomimetic Oesophageal Swallowing Robot for Bolus Transit Study”.  

The BioMouth Group is a national multi-disciplinary team of researchers in engineering, food sciences, biology, dentistry and medicine, and the annual BioMouth Symposium promotes and fosters communication and collaboration in the areas of novel robotic food testing instruments, dysphagia rehabilitation, novel functional foods, food processing and development and oral biology.

Find out more about The BioMouth Group here.