The University of Waikato - Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato
Faculty of Science and Engineering Te Mātauranga Pūtaiao me te Pūkaha
Waikato Home Waikato Home  >  Science & Engineering  >  Science & Engineering Staff + Students Login |  - Logout

Welcome to Science & Engineering

Te Mātauranga Pūtaiao me te Pūkaha

We welcome you to the world class Faculty of Science & Engineering at the University of Waikato. Our research and our internationally recognised teaching staff are supported by some of the world's most advanced laboratory equipment. Our graduates go on to pursue rewarding careers both here and overseas, with the knowledge that they are making a difference to the lives of others. Apply to enrol now and join them.

About Science & Engineering

Our Qualifications

Master of Science (Technology)
A MSc(Tech) is normally a two year coherent, advanced programme of study building on the specialisation of the BSc(Tech) degree,…

View all Qualifications »

Our Subjects

Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering uses mechanics and energy principles to design, research, develop and manufacture tools, engines,

View all Subjects »


Dynamic duo makes KuDos finals: Two University of Waikato technicians - Dudley Bell and Aaron Wall - have been selected…
New Suez Canal opens door for marine invaders: When the new and enlarged Suez Canal opens on Saturday, two University of Waikato academics…
Mangroves buffer the effects of rising seas: Mangroves could play a critical role in preventing rising sea levels from eating away at…
Read all Science & Engineering news »

Our People

Rene Engelbrecht

Rene Engelbrecht

BE(Hons) in Materials and Process Engineering

"I think the key principle my degree taught me is how to apply and relate theories taught in class to real life."

More Profiles »


Establishing a National Māori Biosecurity Network - Kīngitanga Day presentation
17th Sep 2015 10:45am-11:30am
Melanie's research interests are in the broader Māori and indigenous development area with specific interests in developing new industries for…

Sustainable Management of Kōura in Te Arawa Lakes - Kīngitanga Day presentation
17th Sep 2015 11:30am-12:15pm
Freshwater crayfish are an important component of lake food webs and support important customary fisheries for Te Arawa iwi in…

A Collaborative Approach to Coastal Marine Science in the Bay of Plenty - Kīngitanga Day presentation
17th Sep 2015 2:15pm
Collaborations and partnerships are important for the development of meaningful science and relationships. Facilitator: Dr Ian Duggan…

What else is on in Science & Engineering »