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  • Smiling woman stands in front of screen of code.

    Trailblazing for women in tech

    New alumna Aleisha Amohia tells us how she conquered a conjoint degree, a job as a developer, and two years as the President of the University’s Women in Tech group.

  • Man sits holding probes to a Mars Rover vehicle.

    A year with the Mars Rover

    Not many students get to say they built the Mars Rover over the summer, but that’s exactly the project Electronics and Computer Systems Engineering graduate James Barrett dived into last November and completed throughout his Honours year.

  • Man stands smiling in front of whiteboard.

    Future paths: ongoing learning and AI

    Globally, a lot of research is being undertaken in the field of Evolutionary Computation (EC), a branch of artificial intelligence (AI), where algorithms are inspired by biological evolution. EC techniques have proved extremely useful in identifying patterns and pulling out relevant information from vast amounts of labelled or categorised data.

  • A satellite flying in front of clouds and blue sky.

    New Zealand innovation headed for space

    A research collaboration between Wellington Faculty of Engineering’s Robinson Research Institute and USNW Canberra Space will accelerate the adoption of novel technology for use in satellites.