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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Danny Blakeman
Avhneel Singh
Idrees Mussa
Zainab Manasawala
Mitchell Donnelly

QS Subject 2019 Engineering-Mechanical-Aeronautical-Manufacturing Ranked

Associate professor David White
BioDesign Lab delivers new solutions 850
NZ Cyber Security Centre
Sandra Grau Bartual
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Associate professor David White
Engineering Better Health
28 Apr, 2021
Read AUT’s Blog #2 for Techweek 2021.
Prosthetic fins for injured sea turtles
31 Mar, 2021
Researchers from AUT BioDesign Lab have developed a prosthetic fin to rehabilitate injured sea turtles.
BioDesign Lab delivers new solutions 850
BioDesign Lab delivers new solutions
28 Jan, 2021
New facemask technology is one of many innovative technologies and therapies developed by researchers at the AUT BioDesign Lab.
NZ Cyber Security Centre
More cyber attacks likely
01 Sep, 2020
New Zealand businesses warned to be ready for cyber attacks as attacks on the NZX continue. Professor Dave Parry explains what’s been happening.
Sandra Grau Bartual
Technology to reduce spread of COVID-19
25 Jun, 2020
AUT researchers have secured funding to produce a prototype of a new humidifier aiming to reduce the spread of viruses like COVID-19 in hospital settings.
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