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Matthew King

Matthew.King@op.ac.nz

0000-0003-4356-5311

Associate Professor, Academic Leader for Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, Construction and Living Sciences
Coordinator of the Investigative Sciences Consultancy
Masters and Doctoral supervisor
Courses: Design, Engineering Project, Manufacturing Processes, Advanced Fluid Mechanics

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Dr. King is the Academic Leader for Mechanical Engineering and the Research Coordinator for the ECL Department. He has taught in the field of Engineering for over 20 years while also applying his research to the legal community as a Forensic Engineering expert witness on nearly 3,000 cases in New Zealand, Guam, France and the USA for the private sector as well as for Governmental institutions. He is currently the President of the New Zealand Independent Forensic Practitioners Institute.

Dr. King is also engaged in a variety of research projects with his capacity for creative problem solving including research in the fields of Risk Management, Ophthalmology, novel Biomedical devices, and Climate Shift. He is a member of the OP Ethics Board and as an Associate Professor he continues his leadership roles across the polytechnic with a focus on research, and continues to teach Engineering at Diploma and Bachelor level, as well as supervise Masters and Doctoral candidates.

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