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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‘My degree taught me how to learn new skills quickly...’

Brian Thorne BE(Hons) in Mechatronics Engineering
Systems Engineer, Dynamic Controls
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Director's welcome

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

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