Lecture by Professor Mark Taylor
Professor Mark Taylor, Professor in Chemical and Materials Engineering, and the Director of New Zealand Product Accelerator Programme, at the University of Auckland in New Zealand along with the officials from Coordinating Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI) visited the University of Moratuwa on 15th December 2014. Professor Taylor delivered an informative lecture on “A model for innovation in an SME dominated landscape” at the Chemical and Process Engineering Department. The event was open to both academics and students. Professor Taylor studied Chemical and Materials Engineering at the Auckland University, New Zealand and obtained his PhD from the same university. He has spent 20 years in technology development and line management in heavy industries, primarily in aluminium production and related businesses.