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Mechanical Engineering department

The Mechanical Engineering department is part of engineering, computer and mathematical sciences at AUT.

The study of mechanical engineering at AUT prepares students to solve complex engineering problems. Students also gain a firm understanding of industrial computing, and the latest simulation techniques and methodologies to evaluate new materials, products and processes.

Research in engineering

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across engineering, computer and mathematical sciences.

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The city as laboratory
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The city as laboratory
The city as laboratory
20 Sep, 2022
Learning about urban recovery and transformation in post-quake Christchurch.
ECMS launch
A bold new research framework for ECMS
28 Jul, 2022
The School of Engineering, Computer Science & Mathematics’ vision is to produce industry and future-ready graduates for a globally connected world.
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Engineering a better world
09 Jun, 2022
Creating life-saving implants and helping launch satellites into space are all in a day’s work for Kurt Schmidt. AUT’s Insight magazine talks to him.
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AUT BioDesign Lab: Testing boundaries
09 Jun, 2022
At the AUT BioDesign Lab, engineers, designers, physiologists, neuroscientists & clinicians join forces to solve real problems. AUT’s Insight meets them.
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Yoga breathing changes brain activity
24 Feb, 2022
A technique popular in yoga classes has been shown to affect brain activity by researchers at AUT’s BioDesign Lab.
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