Faculty of Engineering
From chicken feathers to fire retardant
23 July 2019
Researchers at the Faculty of Engineering have developed a way to turn chicken feathers into a high performing fire retardant.
A Kiwi experience to foster interest in postgraduate study
19 July 2019
Four Indian Institute of Technology students are here on an eight-week internship, working on research projects with our faculty.
Engineering student to experience working at Microsoft
16 July 2019
Part III Software Engineering student Timo van Veenendaal will be interning for Microsoft over the coming summer.
VR game simulates quake to help children stay safe
11 July 2019
A virtual reality game that could save lives during an earthquake has won the education category of the University of Auckland’s 2019 Velocity Challenge.
Final stretch for new purpose-built Engineering building
10 July 2019
Construction of a new purpose-built Engineering building is nearly complete at the University of Auckland.
High performance Māori & Pacific Engineering student athletes
8 July 2019
Casey Smith and Brad Leuila are balancing study at the University of Auckland with developing sporting careers.
Part IV Engineering student raises importance of wellbeing awareness
2 July 2019
Naa-Eun is an Engineering student who wanted to make her peers aware of how important their mental wellbeing is.
Making food safe using pressure instead of heat
24 June 2019
Sixteen years of research at the Faculty of Engineering has come to fruition and could change the way we pasteurise food, keeping it safe but fresher and better for us.
Engineering entrepreneurial ideas
20 June 2019
We catch up with some Faculty of Engineering winners from the recent Velocity Innovation Challenge.
A clean solution to the greenhouse gases we aren’t yet talking about
6 June 2019
Dr Saeid Baroutian has developed a clean green solution to the problem of anaesthetic waste, the greenhouse gases we aren’t yet talking about.
Changing horticulture and healthcare, with robotic technologies
6 June 2019
Professor Bruce MacDonald of the Faculty of Engineering has been named a finalist in this year’s KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Award, for revolutionising horticulture and healthcare with cutting edge robotic technologies.
Innovation and entrepreneurship: The shape of things to come
3 June 2019
To move beyond an economy founded on agriculture and tourism, NZ needs the type of entrepreneurial activity being undertaken by researchers at the University of Auckland.