Professor John JJ Chen

BE, PhD, CEng, FIChemE, FIPENZ, FRSNZ

Biography

Professor, C&M Engineering, UoA, May 1996-Present

Head of Department, C&M Engineering, UoA, September 1996-January 2004

Visiting Scientist, CSIRO Minerals, Melbourne, 2004, (A number of short periods during the year while on Research & Study Leave)

Associate Professor, 1991-1996

Research & Study Leave, Dec 1991-Feb 1993: Visiting Scientist, Comalco Research Centre, Melbourne(Dec 1991-March 1992); Visiting Scientist, Royal Norwegian Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, based at Hydro Aluminium(Apr 1992-Jun 1992); Senior Fellow, National University of Singapore(Jun 1992-Feb 1993).

Senior Lecturer, 1986-1990

Lecturer, 1984-1985

Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of Hong Kong (HKU), Pokfulam, Hong Kong, 1981-1984

Lecturer, C&M, University of Auckland, 1980

Engineering Tutor, Geothermal Institute, University of Auckland, 1979

Development Engineer, New Zealand Aluminium Smelters, 1974-1977

Distinctions/Honours

 

FRSNZ, Fellow of The Royal Society of New Zealand. Year of Election: 1996

 

Extraction and Processing Division Technology Award (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, USA), 2017

 

Skellerup Award (Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand), 1997

Most Notable Reduction Technology Paper Award, TMS, AIME(USA), 1996

Most Notable Reduction Technology Paper Award, TMS, AIME(USA), 1993

Most Notable Reduction Technology Paper Award, TMS, AIME(USA), 1992

 

First recipient, Teaching Award, School of Engineering, University of Auckland, 1986

Merit Award for Excellence in Teaching, School of Engineering, 1995

Top 20 Best Teachers in the School of Engineering, 1997.

Top 20 Best Teachers in the School of Engineering, 1999.

Top 20 Best Teachers in the School of Engineering, 2000.

Top 20 Best Teachers in the School of Engineering, 2001.

Merit Award for Excellence in Teaching, School of Engineering, 2002

Top 20 Best Teachers in the School of Engineering, 2003.

Top Teacher Award Winner(one of 15 winners), Faculty of Engineering, 2013

 

Awarded “A” Quality Grade in the 2003, 2006, and 2012 PBRF Rounds.

 

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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Contact details

Primary office location

ENGINEERING BLOCK 1 - Bldg 401
Level 8, Room 807
20 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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