Jadranka Travas-Sejdic


Jadranka Travas-Sejdic – Stretching new frontiers

Story by Kate Hannah Jadranka Travas-Sejdic, face lit up, is explaining her work: “basically it comes down to opening new frontiers in developing simple electronic devices that will make our lives simpler and safer—exploiting enormous potentials of organic (polymer) electronics.” She is not only a Principal Investigator with the MacDiarmid Institute, but also Director of […]

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Collaboration & competition in a small pool

Story by Vicki Hyde   The Lord of the Rings movies have made a lot of people want to come to New Zealand, and the MacDiarmid Institute’s PhD candidate Nihan Ayedemir confesses to being one of them. Stunning scenery aside, what really drew her to advanced polymer research at Auckland University’s Travas- Sjedic Group was […]

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New Zealand – Taiwan Symposium on Bio-nanotechnologies and MacDiarmid Institute BioNanoNetwork (BNN) Meeting

The joint New Zealand – Taiwan Symposium on Bionanotechnologies and the MacDiarmid Institute BioNanoNetwork (BNN) annual meeting was held in April 2010 in Wellington and in Christchurch, organized by Richard Tilley and Maan Alkaisi. The symposium was sponsored by the NZ Ministry of Research, Science & Technology, National Science Council, Taiwan and the MacDiarmid Institute BioNanoNetwork. Dr […]

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Secrets of the World

  Handheld devices for rapid se­quencing of DNA in the field; im­plantable drug pumps working on the nanoscale — these are two of the applications Jadranka Travas-Sejdic envisions for her ongoing investiga­tions into new polymer electronics materials. Working at the crossroads of nanotech­nology and biotechnology, Travas-Sejdic sees “exceptional opportunities for advancements” in her field that […]

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