Casparus J.R. Verbeek
Dr Verbeek is a Chemical Engineer, currently an associate professor at the School of Engineering at the University of Waikato and is also the R&D manager for Aduro Biopolymers. He has 20 years experience in waste and by-product valorisation with an emphasis on renewable materials and biological products. Since his tertiary studies, Johan’s knowledge in the engineering field of sustainable products has led to a number of innovative developments in the engineering industry. His research area covers a wide range of topics, such as polymer extrusion, rheology, material properties, protein analysis, chemical modification of proteins as well as protein composites and nano-composites.