Max Butler

Max Butler

Process Development Engineer

B.Eng. (Hon)

Office +64 3 325 3700

Direct +64 27 497 3164



Max Butler joined Lincoln Agritech’s New Materials Group in May 2021 as a Process Development Engineer. His work focuses on the design, commissioning and optimisation of novel wool processing technologies, contributing to the MBIE-funded New Uses for Crossbred Wool programme.

Max received his Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from the University of Canterbury in 2019, majoring in Chemical and Process Engineering with a minor in Energy Processing Technologies. He has experience in process control, pilot plant development and equipment operation for the production of nanofibre composite additives.

His interests include:

  • Process scale-up
  • Sustainability and energy efficiency
  • 3D modelling and process simulation