Mechatronics - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Welcome to Mechatronics

The Mechatronics Engineering BE(Hons) Degree Programme is a new degree provided by the Mechanical Engineering and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments at the University of Canterbury. Mechatronics refers to the efficient and effective integration of mechanical systems and electronics. It is a blend of mechanics and electronics, and has come to mean the synergistic use of precision engineering, control theory, computer science, mathematics, and sensor technology to design enhanced or "smart" products, processes and systems.

The applied mechatronics lab in action

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Search and Rescue Robocup 2012

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Research

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Director's welcome

Welcome from the Director of the Mechatronics Programme at UC, Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase

2017 Timetable - allocating to activities

Self allocation to activity streams will be available from Monday 30th January 2017. Students who have timetable constraints which limit choice of streams to a single occurance will be given priority for those streams. Further information regarding the allocation process can be found at My Timetable Help - For Students. Please contact the Departmental Administrator at annie.homewood@canterbury.ac.nz if you have concerns regarding any timetabling issues.

Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Awards

Mechatronics Engineering Graduate Joseph Corbett-Davies, currently studying a PhD in Mechanical Engineering researching algorithms for control and planning in robotic systems at Cornell University in New York State, has received a Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Award to support his studies.The Fulbright Awards are for promising New Zealand graduates to undertake postgraduate study or research at US institutions in fields targeted to support growth and innovation in New Zealand.

Mechatronics Engineering Graduate awarded J R Templin Trust scholarship

Congratulations to Mechatronics Engineering Graduate Joseph Corbett-Davies who has been awarded a scholarship from the J R Templin Trust towards his postgraduate study in Robotics in the United States.

Canterbury student wins Sir Peter Blake prize

University of Canterbury honours mechatronics engineering graduate Angus Watson will use a Sir Peter Blake youth ambassador scholarship to live in the Antartic for six weeks later this year to collate energy data important to the future of the frozen continent.

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