Research

The Wellington Faculty of Engineering is host to world-leading researchers across many exciting areas of high-tech engineering and science.

Our world-leading research is undertaken in a dozen groups within the School of Engineering and Computer Science, the Computational Media Innovation Centre, and the Robinson Research Institute.

Research collaborations

Research groups within the Faculty of Engineering work closely together, with researchers in other parts of the University, and also have well-established collaborations with other research institutions and industries worldwide.

We welcome your interest in areas of mutual benefit.

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Research at the School of Engineering and Computer Science

Researchers in the School of Engineering and Computer Science are contributing to important advances in science, technology, and engineering.

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Research at the Robinson Research Institute (RRI)

The RRI does industry-relevant research including robotics, magnetic sensors, and superconductor technologies for MRI scans and ultra-efficient aircraft.

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Research at the Computational Media Innovation Centre (CMIC)

CMIC's research expertise spans computational science, including computer graphics, VR/AR, computer vision, machine learning, and applied mathematics.