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Couch burning leads to international showcase

30 June 2015 Couch burning by two UC students has led to international recognition instead of trouble with the police, thanks to their academic focus and analysis. (read article)

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‘The degree is very applied, with constant industry feedback and involvement...’

Tim McDonald studying towards a Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering
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UC Engineering Professional Development

Looking for professional development opportunities? UC Engineering offers a range of postgraduate courses, run in block-mode, ideally suited for the working professional. Enrol now for Semester 2 courses.

New PG Course in Architectural Engineering for Semester 2

A new course titled Architectural Engineering; Integrated Design has been set up for Semester 2. This course will be run by our Architect in Residence, Tim Nees. Places are limited so get in quick. Full course outline available here

Inline Pipe Turbine Technology

Dr Pedro Lee has been interviewed by M2 magazine on the idea of using inline turbines for energy recovery on water distribution systems. The fluids area is an exciting field with the development of many cutting edge technologies that can change the way our cities work. Dr Pedro Lee has previously been awarded a Marsden grant from the Royal Society of NZ and is in collaboration with the world's largest water company in the development these technologies. Please contact Dr Pedro Lee if you are interested in learning more!


2015 Best Technical Note Award at World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2015

Congratulations to former PhD student Cameron Oliver, Mark Davidson and Roger Nokes on being awarded the 2015 best technical note award entitled "Behavior of Dense Discharges beyond the Return Point”. Well done guys!

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