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Overview
First Name
Wei
Last Name
Zhang
Post Nominals
FTSE
Email
wei.zhang@flinders.edu.au
Phone
61431897208
Position
Research Director
Company
Marine Bioproducts CRC/ Flinders University
Citation
Professor Zhang is an inspiring leader in marine biorefinery and bioproduct development technologies, and he has passionately pursued an overarching career driving translational research with industry impacts.  An entrepreneurial academic champion, Wei’s vision to connect formerly disparate marine bioproducts research and commercial sectors led to growing Australia’s industry R&D capability and market impacts into a new 3rd-Gen marine bioproducts industry, sustainably utilising Australian untapped marine bioresources.  He was the driving force behind ground-breaking work in functional foods, nutraceuticals, cosmetics and biomaterials, leading to the successful $270m Marine Bioproducts CRC. Wei’s advanced bio-refinery technologies allow Australia to use untapped unique marine bioresources sustainably, creating new sectors for Australia’s research ecosystem and economy.
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431897208
Year Elected
11/25/2022
Primary Membership Area
241 Food science and technology
Primary Classification
Academia
Division
SA and NT

Professor Wei Zhang

Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor

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