• Broken power pole lying on the ground

    When failure leads to success

    As power poles age throughout the decades, the danger of them failing increases—and so, too, does the risk of electrocutions and power outages. Lines companies are not always able to predict when poles are about to fail—a problem that one Victoria University of Wellington researcher is working with Viclink to solve.

  • Artificial Intelligence researcher named IEEE Fellow

    Professor Mengjie Zhang from the School of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded the status of Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his contributions to evolutionary learning and optimization methodologies.