Dr. Michelle Dickinson
The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Dr Michelle Dickinson (MNZM) is a passionate researcher and teacher with a love of science and engineering. Her background in biomedical and materials engineering have combined her interests in both biology and materials science to give her a unique insight into how nature and technology can learn from each other for future scientific developments. Currently you can find her as a senior lecturer in Engineering at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Michelle has always followed her dreams and never let traditional stereotypes scare her and she strongly believes that everyone should have access to learning about science and how things work, regardless of their education level.
Nanotechnology: Did you Touch Nanotechnology Today?
In her Sci21 webcast Michelle uses her childhood dream of being a superhero to illustrate how the emerging field of nanotechnology is changing every aspect of our modern 21st first century lives. Her examples range from sunscreens to search and rescue, and she leads us to consider where future nanotechnology advances might take us.
Watch Dr. Michelle Dickinson’s Sci21 webcast, Nanotechnology: Did you touch nanotechnology today?.