07 January 2019
Researchers in the ORTHOMAG group led by A/Professor Mark Staiger and Professor George Dias (UO), working on biodegradable magnesium alloys as biomedical implants, have recently designed and built a torsion testing apparatus.
07 November 2018
The Department held its annual Mechanical Engineering Final Year Projects day.
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!
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.
26 August 2018
The Department of ME welcomes Prof Debbie Munro as a new Staff member
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.
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 March 2018
The UC Eco-marathon team wins the Innovation Award at the Singapore contest
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.
17 October 2017
Our team of three 1st Year professional students won the prestigious Australasian Weir Warman competition held in Sydney. The University of Canterbury and team greatly appreciate the sponsorship of Weir Warman and Engineers Australia.
11 October 2017
Geoff was awarded for developing new technology for earthquake-safe buildings less likely to require repair after large earthquakes.
17 September 2017
Students nominated Dr Sid Becker for the Lecturer of the Year and Julian Murphy for the Technician of the Year at the 2017 UC Staff of the Year Awards.