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
Parn Jones
Zainab Manasawala
Cheng (Ivan) Meng
Riya Koshy
Jason Stewart

Contact us

Phone: +64 9 921 9701

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QS Subject 2019 Engineering-Mechanical-Aeronautical-Manufacturing Ranked

Andrew Lowe & Gail Pacheco
The digital quest
AUT biomedical engineering PhD student Xiyong Huang
Missing the (SKA) bus
Emeriti Professors
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.
The digital quest
The digital quest for immortality
05 Sep, 2019
Immortality has been a topic of discussion since the legend of the Holy Grail, writes David Evans Bailey.
AUT biomedical engineering PhD student Xiyong Huang
Melanoma - What's hair got to do with it
07 Aug, 2019
AUT biomedical engineering PhD student Xiyong Huang has been investigating why children are particularly vulnerable to sun exposure.
Missing the (SKA) bus
Missing the (SKA) bus
04 Jul, 2019
Government’s decision to walk away from the world’s biggest ICT project is curious
Emeriti Professors
AUT appoints five Professors Emeriti
26 Jun, 2019
Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack has awarded the honorary title of Professor Emeritus to five senior professors.