Faculty of Engineering
Outstanding University of Auckland alumni honoured
28 February 2024
Five exceptional winners recognised in the University’s prestigious annual Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro launches research centre
14 February 2024
The Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro was the special guest at the launch of University of Auckland research centre Ngā Ara Whetū, the Centre for Climate, Biodiversity and Society.
Forever chemicals won't wash in outdoor gear
23 January 2024
Opinion: Our 'clean, green' image faces a pivotal moment as OECD members move to restrict the use of forever chemicals in outdoor clothing, says Lokesh Padhye
Microplastics research reveals alarming pollution levels on Auckland beaches
18 December 2023
Microplastic contamination levels were found to be at least 50 times higher than previously reported.
Sustainable charging for electric vehicles
13 December 2023
Wenwei Wang received an award for best thesis at the Celebrating Research Excellence Awards 2023. His work explores how to enhance sustainability in the charging of electric vehicles.
Seismic testing of old bridge provides stunning results
12 December 2023
Testing the seismic stability of an 84-year-old bridge has revealed impressive resilience, providing hope for the durability of New Zealand's ageing infrastructure.
Fuelled by passion: Formula SAE team races towards success
6 December 2023
The University’s Formula SAE team is revving up for the ultimate engineering showdown in Australia from 14 December.
Prestigious list shows global impact of research
16 November 2023
The 2023 Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers list includes eight academics from the University of Auckland.
Funding boost for visionary ventures
8 November 2023
Two forward-thinking engineering start-ups have scored seed funding for their innovative approach to fitness and pest detection.
Sinkholes, cyclones and seismic activity: how can we build resilience?
7 November 2023
Feature: Floods, quakes and cyclones expose the fragility of New Zealand’s essential services, housing and transport systems. Owen Poland talks to University of Auckland researchers about how we can build resilience.
Building marae resilience for a safer tomorrow
3 November 2023
Engineering students are delving into the challenges of fortifying marae against future climate emergencies.
University celebrates $21m of Marsden funding
2 November 2023
New Zealand's leading research institution, the University of Auckland, is celebrating a boost to research.