Staff Profile

Dr Peter Schaare
Science Group Leader, Bioengineering Technologies
Sustainable Production

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Dr Peter Schaare


MSc, Physics, University of Waikato, New Zealand
PhD, Environmental Physics, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Research Interests & Activities

Physics and electronics, specialising in design of measuring instruments for biological applications. Non-destructive measurement technologies, optical instrumentation, spectroscopy, ultrasonics and automation. Research into laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy as a means for rapid assessment of the mineral nutrient status of plant material in the field.

Professional Memberships

Member, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)