08 November 2018
Eight University of Canterbury academics have been awarded 2018 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding to lead research in diverse topics, from identifying space debris to understanding lava flow and analysing melting glaciers to studying quake stories and the Student Volunteer Army’s ‘youthquake’ legacy.
07 November 2018
The Department held its annual Mechanical Engineering Final Year Projects day.
26 October 2018
While others are at the beach this summer, two University of Canterbury (UC) engineering students will be working on improving health in Africa.
18 October 2018
University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase FRSNZ has been awarded the MacDiarmid Medal by Royal Society Te Apārangi in a ceremony last night.
18 October 2018
Participate in this photographic competition to show us what best illustrates Mechanical Engineering and replace a picture on the Mech Eng roll-up banner for a prize.
18 October 2018
Are you sick of waving your hands around mumbling “physics and stuff” when people ask you what your research is on? Describe your Mechanical or Mechatronics research in an easy-to-understand 60 seconds video and be in to win one of 3 200$ prizes!
10 October 2018
An innovative biological treatment to overcome antibiotic resistance, a pioneering technique to create environmentally friendly, near-zero waste processes in the galvanising industry, and a diagnostic test to save mother and baby from life-threatening pre-eclampsia are among the winners in this year’s University of Canterbury Innovation Jumpstart competition.
08 October 2018
Three researchers, supervised by a fantastic team, took away Best Young Authors and Overall Best Paper Awards.
01 October 2018
Prof Keith Alexander and his team have been working on a simple and cost effective design to help carers transfer patients.
24 September 2018
A/Prof Symons has industry and academic experience in structural and mechanical engineering, design and medical devices.
04 September 2018
The glucose measuring device will help in reducing specialist doctor visits, improve blood sugar levels and encourage continuous treatment for Type II diabetes patients.
28 August 2018
Christchurch’s new state-of-the-art central city library incorporates innovative University of Canterbury (UC) engineering solutions designed to help it endure a large earthquake with minimal damage.
26 August 2018
The Department of ME welcomes Prof Debbie Munro as a new Staff member
12 July 2018
The Department of Mechanical Engineering was pleased to open its doors to the new labs and research areas to the public.
11 May 2018
In just 54 hours teams were formed, ideas were generated and pitches perfected. In some cases, apps even created!
06 May 2018
Mechanical Engineering’s Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase has been awarded a 2018 University of Auckland Research Excellence Medal, which he can now add to his 2017 University of Canterbury Research Medal.
18 April 2018
New Zealand's first Global Humanitarian Engineering graduates have received their diplomas today at one of the University of Canterbury’s autumn graduation ceremonies.
16 March 2018
The University of Canterbury Eco-marathon team is again coming home from Singapore triumphant, after beating more than 100 teams from 21 countries at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2018 event.
11 March 2018
The UC Eco-marathon team wins the Innovation Award at the Singapore contest
06 March 2018
A team of University of Canterbury students, rated among the best in the world in Formula Student motorsport, has signed a generous sponsorship deal with world-renowned Triumph Motorcycles Limited.
02 March 2018
The University of Canterbury’s Advanced Energy and Material Lab (AEMSLab) has made leaps and bounds in their research in 2017, receiving MBIE’s Gold status rating for the second year in a row.
23 February 2018
The world’s first 3D-printed titanium internal combustion engine, designed and built by a team of University of Canterbury students, has been unveiled ahead of the international Eco-marathon competition in Singapore in March.
12 February 2018
The highly successful International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics (IUTAM) Symposium, brought together experts from 18 nations presenting cutting edge research on fluid mechanics.
29 January 2018
The Department welcomes Associate Professor Dan Zhao as a new staff member.
24 January 2018
An award-winning, pioneering technique for assessing earthquake damage to steel in buildings or bridges will allow engineers to give faster, more reliable information to engineers, with tangible flow-on results for insurers and building owners.
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