James Carson gained his BE (Hons) and ME in Chemical Engineering, at the University of Canterbury followed by a PhD at Massey University, which he completed in 2002. His first employment post-PhD was with AgResarch, a New Zealand Government owned scientific research institute. He joined the School of Engineering at the University of Waikato in 2006, where he currently serves as a Senior Lecturer. His research interests are based around the application of heat transfer and thermodynamics in areas such as refrigeration, drying, solar thermal capture and thermal properties modelling.
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