Engineering Science

Our department is home to the Engineering Science and Biomedical Engineering specialisations, and we're committed to using technology to further understand, plan, and optimise our world.

Simulate real-world processes, systems, and solutions to solve the complex problems posed by industry and society.

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Combine engineering, medicine and biology to improve the quality of our lives by resolving challenges in the healthcare industry.

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Learn more about our popular competition for high schoolers, and read about the winning entries from 2020.

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Dr David Dempsey and Dr Andreas Kempa-Liehr combined data with geoscience to develop a robust alert system for volcanoes.

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Dr Mike O'Sullivan Jr talks about the value of his research in the wake of COVID-19.

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Atefeh's unique route – including now being part of our COVID-19 modelling team – to a PhD involves her discovery and enjoyment of real-world applications.

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Find out what it's like to study Engineering Science and Biomedical Engineering, and what our students are doing after graduation.

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Our department offers a range of specialisations – from undergraduate to postgraduate – that aligns with your professional goals.

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We excel in the fields of bioengineering, fluid dynamics, operations research, signal processing, solid mechanics and geothermal engineering.

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Engineering Science at the University of Auckland

Find out more about what we do and the opportunities that Engineering Science and Biomedical Engineering will open for you.

Many of our department's researchers are active contributors to one of the world's premiere geothermal research and training centres.

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Undergraduates are welcome to participate in this initiative that may see your project being launched into low-earth orbit.

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See who's in our department and how to reach us.

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Our Head of Department's blog on engineering education, research and leadership.

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