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$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 has an applied research contract with InterAg, a NZ company focusing on using infrared thermography for assessing animal health and welfare. The research involves in locating important parts of the animal from thermal images (e.g. their eyes or nostrils).