About Us

Staff of the Centre for Advanced Materials Manufacturing and Design (CAMMD) are nationally and internationally established in the fields of high performance materials, advanced manufacturing, and innovative design.

Our expertise and capabilities in these fields was developed over nearly 40 years of research, CAMMD being formed by amalgamating three successful existing centres, the Centre for Advanced Composite Materials (CACM), the Plastics Centre of excellence (PCoE), and the Creative Design for Additive Manufacturing Laboratory (CDAM). More than 60 staff and postgraduate students are based at a unique facility on the Newmarket Campus, including approximately 4,000m² of large, open plan laboratories, with a range of specialised analysis, manufacturing and testing equipment.

Our work balances both fundamental and applied research, and our staff are enjoy collaboration with a wide range of industrial and academic partners. Read more about our current partners below…

Our  Partners

A long-term collaboration has been established with industrial and government agencies. Our partners are investing in world-leading fundamental and applied research.

CAMMD aims to build a high-performing science and innovation systems that will transform New Zealand into a more diverse, technologically advanced, smart nation.

CAMMD has also partnered with many worlds high ranked universities and industries. These partnerships ensure that research and innovation takes the main stage, with investments earmarked for novel technologies where New Zealand can build on its world-leading strengths.