Kim Rutter

Engineering - solving the world's big problems

Kim Rutter

She can talk to your students about:

  • The role of engineers in solving the world’s big problems (climate change, renewable energy, clean water, pollution and waste management, data security, the ethics of AI)

Kim Rutter is Director of UC’s Master of Engineering Management Programme.  She initially trained as a Civil and Structural Engineer, but currently lectures in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.  Her areas of interest include Engineering Management, Engineering Economic Analysis, and Engineering Ethics.  Kim is the Academic Lead of the WiECAN (Women in Engineering at Canterbury) residential summer programme for Year 12 female students.  She is passionate about encouraging diversity of all kinds in the profession.

She can also talk to your students about:

  • What the different types of engineers actually do
  • Why engineering needs diversity 

Book a Christchurch visit - available before 13 May or after 3 June