Professor Conan Fee is Dean and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor of Engineering at the University of Cantebrury. His PhD is in Chemical & Process Engineering and he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo, Canada, before joining the University of Waikato, where he initiated several engineering degree programmes and was a Department chair. Now Professor of Chemical Engineering at UC, he was Director, then Co-Director with Professor Juliet Gerrard, of the Biomolecular Interaction Centre (BIC) from 2009 to 2013. He runs a Biomolecular Engineering research group involved in protein purification, characterization and interaction analysis and current projects include 3D printing of porous materials for chromatography, self-assembling peptides in membranes, insulin receptor interactions, antifouling coatings for stainless steel, and antiviral drug resistance of influenza neuraminidase. He has worked extensively with dairy protein purifications. Professor Fee is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of IPENZ and the IChemE.