Faculty of Engineering
Industry 4.0 research boosts sustainability impact rankings
29 April 2022
Engineering research on sustainable innovation, infrastructure and industry helped the University to sixth place globally in the latest impact rankings.
Smart eco-solution to reduce phosphorus in waterways
12 April 2022
Engineers design way to clean phosphorus from waste water and turn it into fertiliser.
Sir Ian Taylor to lead Product Accelerator board
31 March 2022
Expertise brought to NZ companies by the Product Accelerator programme has inspired Sir Ian Taylor to take on leadership of the network's advisory board.
Competitors face off in Engineering Three Minute Thesis challenge 2021
28 March 2022
Eight postgraduate Engineering students competed against each other and the clock to condense years of research into a three-minute presentation for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) pitch.
No future without safe water
22 March 2022
Opinion: On World Water Day Lokesh Padhye examines urgent freshwater issues, highlighting that groundwater pollution can take decades or centuries to recover from.
Maureen Lander and the students weaving magic
1 March 2022
Renowned Māori artist Dr Maureen Lander is working alongside students from several faculties at her alma mater to create an intricate installation artwork in the University of Auckland's Engineering building.
Turning PPE into water: sounds like a miracle?
16 February 2022
Turning non-recyclable PPE into water and vinegar could be the game-changing solution the world needs to stop massive dumping into landfills and oceans.
Top industry award for earthquake and fire safety research
16 February 2022
Almost four decades of research with fire and earthquake safety in mind has brought highest industry honours to Dr Charles Clifton from the Faculty of Engineering.
NZ and German researchers partner up in space
15 February 2022
University of Auckland and German space experts are partnering up for research into using carbon fibre for spacecraft and laser light technology to transmit data to Earth.
Covid-19: Kiwi scientists develop method to disinfect PPE for safe reuse
10 February 2022
Kiwi scientists have developed a method of disinfecting PPE, so it can be safely reused and recycled.
Long-term planning crucial to Tonga’s recovery
25 January 2022
Opinion: Relief activity immediately after disasters seldom results in long-term recovery, writes Sandeeka Mannakkara, and Tonga should take care to achieve both.
Study confirms PFAS in NZ urban water
14 January 2022
The presence of PFAS in New Zealand wastewaters, coastal waters, and surface waters has been confirmed by University of Auckland researchers.