Director’s Message

Welcome to the Engineering Research Institute (ERI) at Auckland University of Technology. On behalf of our dedicated staff members, I would like thank you for your interest in the ERI.The ERI is comprised of staff members from various disciplinary areas in engineering including materials and manufacturing, electrical and electronics, signals and systems, energy and power, built environment, and industrial information and control. Our researchers have national and international reputations in their respective fields.

ERI in recent years has experienced extraordinary growth.  We have expanded both in number of research-active staff, postgraduate students as well as facilities. Recently, we have added various tribology equipment to our facility. Furthermore, ERI has also been successful with various grants applications to New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), National Science Challenges (NSC), and many others.

I hope that the information on this website is helpful to you as you begin to know our capability. Thank you for your interest in the ERI. Please free to get in touch with one of our staff members if you have any questions.

Tim Pasang, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Engineering Research Institute