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Minyu Zhang

Research Technician



  • National Diploma for Engineering–Electro Technology
  • B. Eng. in Hydraulic Power and Mechanical Control

Areas of expertise

• Electricity
• Speed, Weight and Distance Calibration


Minyu joined the Measurement Standards Laboratory in November 2019 as a member of the Electrical, Time and Frequency team. Prior to joining MSL Minyu gained considerable experience working in calibration laboratories both in New Zealand and overseas. Minyus previous experience includes 7 years working in Power Station construction as a Calibration Technician and Engineer for Power Plant construction projects. This experience included working on projects in multiple countries developing power plants from a combined140MW to sets of 300MW. After moving to New Zealand Minyu spent 11 years working for Police Calibration Services. In this role he was responsible for maintaining the calibration and certification of speed, distance and weighing enforcement equipment used by Police.