Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering
The Department of Mechanical Engineering provides a proven and practical engineering degree programme with majors in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics. Our design and project intensive curriculum will provide you with the expertise to solve real-life and complex engineering problems and prepare you for the challenges of designing and manufacturing advanced products and services for the 21st century.
Steven Joyce launches the 2015 Occupation Outlook app
21 January 2015The Hon Steven Joyce, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment was on campus on 20 January to launch the 2015 Occupation Outlook report and mobile app which allows students and their families to easily compare the job prospects and incomes of 50 different careers.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus John Boys: New Year Honours recipient
14 January 2015Distinguished Professor Emeritus John Boys was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to science in the New Year Honours list for 2015.
Mechanical Engineering PhD students win in engineering competition
12 January 2015Big congratulations go out to Eryn Kwon and Elinor Swery who won at the Speak Out for Engineering competition, presented by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
Seminar: Lethal autonomous robots and the plight of the noncombatant Event as iCalendar
02 April 2015, 2 - 3pmA seminar by Distinguished Professor Ronald C. Arkin of the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, co-hosted by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Chapter.
Seminar: Design and modelling of a contact-less piezoelectric RF MEMS switch Event as iCalendar
15 April 2015, 11am - 12pmA seminar by Timothy Giffney, PhD candidate of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.