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
Cheng (Ivan) Meng
Riya Koshy
Zainab Manasawala
Jason Stewart
Chan Joo Kim

Contact us

Phone: +64 9 921 9701

engineering@aut.ac.nz

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QS Subject 2019 Engineering-Mechanical-Aeronautical-Manufacturing Ranked

News
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Dr Sarat Singamneni
Digital curriculum- Mahsa
The Great Debate
Andrew Lowe & Gail Pacheco
First mother in space
First mother in space explores AUT
13 Nov, 2019
NASA astronaut visits Warkworth Radio Astronomy Observatory.
Dr Sarat Singamneni
Marsden Fund Success
11 Nov, 2019
Dr Sarat Singamneni has been awarded a Marsden Fund grant worth $956,000 to investigate controlled magnetic heterogeneity.
Digital curriculum- Mahsa
Digital curriculum not about devices
06 Nov, 2019
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh says the digital curriculum is not about devices, but design and critical thinking.
The Great Debate
Architects vs Engineers Debate Brief
01 Oct, 2019
Architects in New Zealand have joined with UK and Australian architects to declare we are in a climate emergency. The Great Debate - Architects vs Engineer
Andrew Lowe & Gail Pacheco
AUT secures $13M in MBIE Endeavour Fund
18 Sep, 2019
AUT researchers have secured $13m in funding through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Endeavour Fund.