UBC Supermileage Places 2nd at Shell Eco-Marathon

Congratulations to UBC Supermileage who won silver in the Urban Vehicle category with a rating of 325 miles/US gallon. The Urban Concept class requires vehicles that can be used as future commuter cars. The vehicles must include items such as windshield wipers, trunk space, etc. The Prototype vehicle ended up with an unofficial rating of […]

Mechanical Engineering Student Wins GIC

Mechanical Engineering student Andrea Palmer has won the Global Impact Competition (GIC) with “Reveal,” a wearable device to track anxiety in real-time for children with autism. Co-founded with other UBC students Kristoffer Vik Hansen (Integrated Engineering), Paul Fijal (Mechanical Engineering), Diou Cao (Finance and Accounting), Maricel Saenz (Finance) and Logan Graham (Economics), Reveal picks up on […]

Congratulations to our Student Leaders!

UBC Mechanical Engineering held their annual Student Leadership Awards lunch on March 26th. These outstanding graduate and undergraduate students have contributed exceptionally to our Department over the past year. Congratulations! Graduate Students: Shalaleh Rismani (MEGA VP Communications) Ramin Khoie (MEGA VP Finance) Banda Logawa (ASME Secretary) Greg Bossons (Human Submarine Chair) Maziyar Jalaal (MEGA President) […]

ASME UBC Student Section Visits Boeing and Mobile Tool Management

On Saturday, February 28, a group of 33 students from Mechanical Engineering participated in a one day trip organized by the ASME Student Section at UBC. First stop, Mobile Tool Management Inc. in Mukilteo, Washington, students had the pleasure of meeting a recent MECH graduate, Eric Pospisil. Eric gave our group a fascinating tour of […]

Dr. Ostafichuk awarded 3M Teaching Fellowship

Mech professor, Dr. Peter Ostafichuk, has recently been named a 3M Teaching Fellow by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. He is recognised as being “a catalyst for change in engineering education” for his innovative teaching approaches. Peter Ostafichuk is a catalyst for change in engineering education. His students’ projects compel them […]

Srikantha Phani, a UBC Face of Research

Dr. Srikantha Phani, a Mechanical Engineering Tier II Canadian Research Chair (CRC), is featured in this UBC Story. Dr. Phani, an exceptional emerging mind, holds a five-year, renewable once, $100,000 per annum grant for his work on the Dynamics of Lattice Material and Devices. UBC Mechanical Engineering has four professors who hold CRC Research Chairs. […]
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