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Element: Engineering Leadership and Management

19 December 2023

Element: Engineering Leadership and Management enhances teaching, research, and the practice of Engineering Management. We focus on student careers, the profession, and engineering employers in New Zealand. Learn more about UC's Element: Engineering Leadership and Management group.


The group’s purpose is to enhance the teaching, research and practice of Engineering Management. It has a particular emphasis on student careers, the profession and engineering employers in the New Zealand context.

The group is primarily focussed on research and conducts thesis-based master's and PhD projects, which may be partly part-time or in-industry.

Students interested in a fully-taught master's programme are encouraged to apply to the MEM:

The Element group welcomes enquiries of a research nature from industry.

The group

Dr Dirk PonsMechanical EngineeringEngineering Management
Mr Volker WocheleMechanical EngineeringME Student
Mr Steffan HaefeleMechanical EngineeringME Student

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