Faculty of Engineering
Celebrating Bruce McLaren’s legacy with the Faculty of Engineering haka
23 June 2020
Members of the Faculty of Engineering’s haka group recently performed Me Hoki Whakamuri Kia Anga Whakamua to mark 50 years since Bruce McLaren's passing.
Excellence awards reflect vital role research plays
11 June 2020
Research Excellence Award winners exemplify success in bringing ideas to life for the public good.
Mixed reality startup brings research and internship opportunities
3 June 2020
Invoke was started as a Part IV project, and continues to work towards its goal of commercialising immersive mixed reality technologies.
Student club stays connected with online events
22 May 2020
We caught up with Sarah Francis, the President of IEEE’s Student Branch to see how their club is tackling life in lockdown.
Lockdown inspires new research on pandemic control
19 May 2020
Professor Partha Roop and his colleagues are currently pursuing “a truly engineering perspective” to the ongoing pandemic.
Remembering Dr Dave Hutchison
18 May 2020
It is with great sadness we share news of Dr David Hutchison’s recent passing after prolonged health issues.
Our new Engineering building: The first few months
15 May 2020
After a dawn blessing officially opened the new Engineering building last year, the start of 2020 saw staff and students begin to settle in and explore their new place of work and study.
Cutting-edge research on Whirokino Bridge has global impact
11 May 2020
Cutting-edge research on the decommissioned Whirokino Bridge will give scientists and engineers around the world invaluable new insights into the strength of key infrastructure during seismic events.
Free Webinar offers introduction to career-boosting Robotic Process Automation course
4 May 2020
A free webinar will provide an introduction to RPA concepts that will be expanded in an upcoming short course for IT professionals.
Worst-case scenario for health system avoided – so far
30 April 2020
Hospital modelling data shows New Zealand has managed to avoid overwhelming its health system during the Covid-19 pandemic unlike some countries where hospitals have struggled to cope.
Modelling the pandemic
24 April 2020
Dr Michael O’Sullivan discusses the value of research in modelling complex systems and how it is contributing to Aotearoa’s COVID-19 response.
Using creative design and 3D printing to make the world a safer place
15 April 2020
Engineers in the Creative Design and Additive Manufacturing Laboratory (the Lab) at the Faculty of Engineering have designed a simple emergency ventilator operated by an automated hand.