Yazmin Shipley

18 December 2022

UC Mechanical Engineering Honours Student Develops Design to Make Life Easier for Umbrella Users in High Wind

USRA Award

18 December 2022

Jennifer Berry inspires cohort by becoming the first non-US recipient of the USRA Distinguished Undergraduate Award

Mark Jermy Covid Article Model

15 November 2022

The UC Mech Engineering Department recognizes the contributions made by staff and students in NZ COVID-19 report

Aerospace Course Jet Photo

10 November 2022

The first group of University of Canterbury (UC) students minoring in Aerospace Engineering got off to a flying start with the design of new long-range business jet concepts.

Stefanie Gutschmidt, Michael Coe, robotic fish

08 November 2022

Recent PhD graduate Michael Coe advances research into Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Katie Ellis Mech Engineering article

27 October 2022

UC biomedical engineering student Katherine Ellis and supervisor Dr Rachel Wood share insights into endometriosis research

Keith-Alexander Main Photo

03 October 2022

Professor Emeritus Keith Alexander recounts the highlights of a distinguished career.

Josie Dixon

20 September 2022

Mechanical Engineering PhD student Josie Dixon has won the Best Free Paper award at the College of Intensive Care Medicine Australia-New Zealand (CICM) Annual Scientific Meeting.

Warman 2022

20 September 2022

UC Undergrad Teams Gather for Preliminary Rounds of the Warman Competition

Article Jennifer Berry Brooke Owens use

06 September 2022

UC Mechanical Engineering student Jennifer Berry provides insight into her experience with the prestigious Brookes Owens Fellowship

Techweek Robotics VR presentation

22 July 2022

PhD graduate Steven Su gives interactive demonstration to prospective UC Mech Engineering undergraduate students for Techweek

Feng PhD thesis2

07 July 2022

Recent PhD graduate Feng Cao advances research in contact force and torque estimation for the use in robotics.

Jonas Aust - Engine pic raw

29 June 2022

Recent PhD graduate Jonas Aust demonstrates new methods to detect defects of aircraft engine blades.


20 May 2022

Recent PhD graduate Angus McGregor presents thesis work to undergraduate mechanical engineering students


18 May 2022

PhD candidate Aditya Joshi advances research into magnesium-based facial implants

Tao Cai - A Clean Burn for a Brighter Future

10 May 2022

UC Mechanical Engineering PhD candidate Tao Cai advances research in ammonia-air combustion performance with dimethyl ether


22 April 2022

UC Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Linguistics demonstrate new insights into the effects of speech air flow while wearing masks.

Solar Decathlon Article

08 March 2022

To help build a more sustainable future and meet global emissions targets on time UC students and faculty propose retrofitting building opportunities opposed to just replacement alternatives as they advance in a major international design competition’s final.

sit-ski design

04 March 2022

UC Mech Engineering develops a trailblazing sit-ski design to help competitive downhill skier Corey Peters go for gold in the Beijing 2022 Paralympics.

Luke Roeven

22 February 2022

New insights for roll control when flying a two-line kite