Faculty of Engineering
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.
Exchange programme extends opportunities for international collaboration
28 May 2019
A new EU-funded programme brings together global research capacity to work towards infrastructure resilience.
Easing pain for amputees proves a winner
23 May 2019
A pair of University of Auckland engineering students have wowed judges at TechWeek with their pitch for pain-free prosthetics for amputees.
A new aesthetic in prosthetics
16 May 2019
Professor Olaf Diegel, the new head of the Creative Design and Additive Manufacturing Laboratory (the Lab) talks about Additive Manufacturing (or 3-D printing), of soft tissue organs, guitars and aesthetically pleasing prosthetics.
NASA dream comes true for engineering student
15 May 2019
University of Auckland Engineering PhD student, Hammond Pearce, is one of only four students nationwide to receive the inaugural New Zealand Space Scholarship to intern at NASA in the United States.
Understanding resilience, through research and personal experience
9 May 2019
Rose Francis graduated with her PhD in engineering this week, having also had three children between beginning and completing her qualification.
University awards celebrate excellence at all stages of research
8 May 2019
The high quality of work and contribution of 19 researchers and teams across the faculties and institutes at the University of Auckland has been acknowledged in the 2019 Research Excellence Awards.
Q & A with Professor Rosalind Archer
16 April 2019
We talk to Professor Rosalind Archer, and what attracted her to engineering, diversity in engineering, and what it has to with dancing.