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.

More about our research
Gerard (Ged) Sturgess
Celine Turangi
Asmeet Prakash
Hana Salati
Zainab Manasawala
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Left to Right. Associate Professor David White and Dr Imran Khan Niazi
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.
Find Your Greatness
New graduate stories for ad campaign
04 Oct, 2021
AUT is today launching phase two of our Find Your Greatness advertising campaign. Meet the four new graduates featured in the campaign.
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SfTI funds bio-inspired underwater robot
24 Sep, 2021
Dr Lorenzo Garcia has secured $200,000 of funding in the latest round of the Science for Technological Innovation National Science Challenge.
Professor Andrew Lowe
Five questions: Professor Andrew Lowe
30 Jul, 2021
We asked Professor Andrew Lowe five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
Associate professor David White
Engineering Better Health
28 Apr, 2021
Read AUT’s Blog #2 for Techweek 2021.
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