Faculty of Engineering
Evolving NZ manufacturing to compete globally
1 March 2021
New Zealand’s manufacturing sector needs urgent change to survive post-Covid including an end to reliance on ‘manual and archaic machinery’ which makes it difficult to compete internationally. This is the view of a manufacturing sector think tank based at the University of Auckland.
GSE Director named Engineering NZ Fellow
11 February 2021
Dr Garry Miller from the Graduate School of Engineering and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is now an ENZ Fellow.
New Dexterity wins international nonprofit challenge
16 December 2020
Our New Dexterity researchers have recently been presented with a Hackaday Prize.
Post-submarine life evolves into PhD opportunity
15 December 2020
After over a decade in the US Navy, Jeffrey Langley found a new pathway with our Master of Engineering Project Management.
University modelling predicts future earthquake danger zones
14 December 2020
Towns and farmlands of the upper North Island may be more at risk from earthquakes on the Kerepehi and Wairoa North faults than originally thought.
Postgraduate studies in Earthquake Engineering offer career boost for industry professionals
25 November 2020
Dr Lucas Hogan from the Faculty of Engineering discusses postgraduate study options in Earthquake Engineering at the University of Auckland.
Being trans in engineering
19 November 2020
We speak to three people about their experiences of being trans Engineering students and engineers.
Practising good allyship
17 November 2020
Te Herenga Mātai Pūkaha is celebrating Transgender Awareness Week with a guide to being an awesome ally for our trans community.
Engineering research secures $1.25million Marsden funding
11 November 2020
Two research projects within the Faculty of Engineering have been awarded more than $1.2million from the Marsden Fund, New Zealand’s premier fund for investigator-led research.
Microsoft selects Māori engineering student for graduate internship
7 November 2020
Arran Davis (Ngāti Hine, Te Uriroroi) has been selected by Microsoft for a graduate internship based in Seattle, Washington State. He was due to leave for America in October, but the effects of Covid mean he was still able to attend his graduate ceremony at the University of Auckland.
Paths toward equitable change
5 November 2020
Masters student Kylie Huard’s desire to make a difference has proven that all it takes is one person to push for real-world, positive change — even if it takes time.
New Zealand’s first student-built satellite ready for lift off
3 November 2020
New Zealand’s first satellite designed and built by university students is about to be launched into space via Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle.