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Externally Funded Research Projects


  • Brendan McCane, Steven Mills and Holger Regenbrecht are associate investigators in a Science for Technological Innovation (a National Science Challenge) Spearhead Project worth $2,000,000 called: "Karetao Hangarau-a-Mahi: Adaptive learning robots to complement the human workforce". July 2017–June 2019.
  • Alistair Knott is co-investigator on the AI and Law in New Zealand project (together with Colin Gavaghan from Law, and James Maclaurin from Philosophy). This grant, worth NZD$337,000 was awarded by the New Zealand Law Foundation, and runs from 2017 to 2020.
  • Stefanie Zollmann – NZD$300,000 Marsden award for her project 'Bringing 3D to home videos'.
  • Stefanie Zollmann – NZD$1,000,000 MBIE research funding award. Her three-year project is called "Situated visualisation to enrich sports experience for on-site spectators". Secured September 2017.
  • Yawen Chen's Marsden-funded project secured in 2016 is entitled 'Optical Network-on-Chips' (ONoCs): Architectures and Routing Algorithms for Ultra High-Throughput and Energy-Efficient On-Chip Communications'.
  • Brendan McCane is an associate investigator in the Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies, in the Photonic Sensors and Imaging theme. His interests are in analysing the images that are created by these new sensors and technologies.