Our PhD students and alumni

AUT has almost 1,000 doctoral students completing research in all of AUT’s disciplines – from architecture to sport and recreation. Read more about some of our PhD students and alumni below.

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Business

Ajantha Velayutham

Doctor of Philosophy
    Master of Business
    • Accounting Specialisation
    Alex Ross
    Sport and recreation

    Alex Ross

    Doctor of Philosophy
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    Sport and recreation

    Alyssa-Joy Spence

    Doctor of Philosophy
    Anh Dinh
    Language and culture

    Anh Dinh

    Doctor of Philosophy
    Anja Zoellner
    Sport and recreation

    Anja Zoellner

    Doctor of Philosophy
    Anjali Bhatia
    Health sciences

    Anjali Bhatia

    Doctor of Philosophy
    Anna Plessas
    Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

    Anna Plessas

    Doctor of Philosophy
    Antony Vavia
    Science

    Antony Vavia

    Doctor of Philosophy
      Bachelor of Science
      • Marine Biology Major
      Bachelor of Science (Honours)
        Audrey Kusasira-Sutton
        Health sciences

        Audrey Kusasira-Sutton

        Doctor of Philosophy
        Awanis Azizan
        Science

        Awanis Azizan

        Doctor of Philosophy
        Casey Watkins
        Sport and recreation

        Casey Watkins

        Doctor of Philosophy
        Celine Turangi
        Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

        Celine Turangi

        Doctor of Philosophy
          Master of Engineering
            Bachelor of Engineering Technology
            • Mechanical Engineering Major
            Cesar Meylan
            Sport and recreation

            Cesar Meylan

            Doctor of Philosophy
            Chantal Denise Pagel
            Hospitality, tourism and events

            Chantal Denise Pagel

            Doctor of Philosophy
            Chloe McKenzie
            Sport and recreation

            Chloe McKenzie

            Doctor of Philosophy
              Master of Sport and Exercise
                Bachelor of Sport and Recreation
                • Sport and Exercise Science Major
                Dalya Al-Mohamadamin
                Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                Dalya Al-Mohamadamin

                Doctor of Philosophy
                Damithri Jayasekara
                Health sciences

                Damithri Jayasekara

                Doctor of Philosophy
                Diana Albarrán González
                Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development

                Diana Albarrán González

                Doctor of Philosophy
                Erika Ikeda
                Sport and recreation

                Erika Ikeda

                Doctor of Philosophy
                Master of Health Science
                Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science
                Farhana Muznebin
                Science

                Farhana Muznebin

                Doctor of Philosophy
                Fraser Borrett
                Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                Fraser Borrett

                Doctor of Philosophy
                  Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
                  • Mechatronics Engineering Major
                  Fucheng Zheng
                  Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                  Fucheng Zheng

                  Doctor of Philosophy
                    Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
                    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Major
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                    Communication studies

                    Haley Jones

                    Doctor of Philosophy
                      Master of Communication Studies
                        Bachelor of Communication Studies
                        • Journalism Major
                        Hamideh-Gholizadeh
                        Science

                        Hamideh Gholizadeh

                        Doctor of Philosophy
                          Bachelor of Science
                          • Food Science Major
                          Bachelor of Science (Honours)
                            Hana Salati
                            Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                            Hana Salati

                            Doctor of Philosophy
                            Hayden Croft 240
                            Sport and recreation

                            Hayden Croft

                            Doctor of Philosophy
                            Helen Hoang
                            Science

                            Helen Hoang

                            Doctor of Philosophy
                            Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)
                            Certificate in Applied Science
                            Helen Ough Dealy
                            Science

                            Helen Ough Dealy

                            Doctor of Philosophy
                            Herman Masindano Wandabwa
                            Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                            Herman Masindano Wandabwa

                            Doctor of Philosophy
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                            Architecture and built environment

                            Hui Zhang

                            Doctor of Philosophy
                            Master of Engineering
                            Kai Schaedlich
                            Business

                            Kai Schaedlich

                            Doctor of Philosophy
                              Bachelor of Business
                              • Information Systems
                              Bachelor of Business (Honours)
                                Kaitlyn Weiss
                                Sport and recreation

                                Kaitlyn Weiss

                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                Kasun Subasinghage
                                Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                                Kasun Subasinghage

                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                Leona Wang
                                Creative technologies

                                Leona Wang

                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                  Master of Design
                                    Bachelor of Art and Design (Honours)
                                      Bachelor of Design
                                      • Fashion Design
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                                      Architecture and built environment

                                      Megan Burfoot

                                      Doctor of Philosophy
                                        Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
                                        • Architectural Engineering Major
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                                        Sport and recreation

                                        Michele Cox

                                        Doctor of Philosophy
                                        Muhammad Arif Syed
                                        Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                                        Muhammad Arif Syed

                                        Doctor of Philosophy
                                        Muhammad Dhaifan Akbar
                                        Hospitality, tourism and events

                                        Muhammad Dhaifan Akbar

                                        Doctor of Philosophy
                                        Nafiz Ul Fahad
                                        Business

                                        Nafiz Ul Fahad

                                        Doctor of Philosophy
                                        Nick van der Geest
                                        Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                                        Nick van der Geest

                                        Doctor of Philosophy
                                          Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
                                          • Mechanical Engineering Major
                                          Nitika Kumari
                                          Health sciences

                                          Nitika Kumari

                                          Doctor of Philosophy
                                          Pattamol Kanjanakan
                                          Hospitality, tourism and events

                                          Pattamol Kanjanakan

                                          Doctor of Philosophy
                                          Peter Makolo
                                          Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                                          Peter Makolo

                                          Doctor of Philosophy
                                          Prue Molyneux
                                          Health sciences

                                          Prue Molyneux

                                          Doctor of Philosophy
                                            Bachelor of Health Science (Honours)
                                              Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry)
                                                Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science
                                                • Rehabilitation
                                                Renyu (Frank) Zhang
                                                Science

                                                Renyu (Frank) Zhang

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Master of Science
                                                Reza Nemati
                                                Science

                                                Reza Nemati

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Riaz Uddin
                                                Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                                                Riaz Uddin

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Rohit Gade
                                                Architecture and built environment

                                                Rohit Gade

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Master of Construction Management
                                                Roxane de Waegh
                                                Hospitality, tourism and events

                                                Roxane de Waegh

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Ryan Weatherwax
                                                Sport and recreation

                                                Ryan Weatherwax

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Sarla Kumari
                                                Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                                                Sarla Kumari

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Shanta Budha Magar
                                                Science

                                                Shanta Budha Magar

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Sherry Feng
                                                Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                                                Sherry Feng

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
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                                                Sport and recreation

                                                Sian Allen

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Subhash Chand
                                                Science

                                                Subhash Chand

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Sylvia North
                                                Sport and recreation

                                                Sylvia North

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Todd M. Henry
                                                Communication studies

                                                Todd M Henry

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Tracey Clissold
                                                Sport and recreation

                                                Tracey Clissold

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Tran Le Khanh Chi (Kelly)
                                                Social sciences and public policy

                                                Tran Le Khanh Chi (Kelly)

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Van-Tin Doan
                                                Hospitality, tourism and events

                                                Van-Tin Doan

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Waruni Hewage
                                                Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                                                Waruni Hewage

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Wenqiang Liu
                                                Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences

                                                Wenqiang Liu

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Master of Analytics
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                                                Social sciences and public policy

                                                Ye (Zoe) Ye

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                Ye Liu
                                                Science

                                                Ye Liu

                                                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                  Bachelor of Science
                                                  • Chemistry Major
                                                  Bachelor of Science (Honours)
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