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January 21, 2016
Come see what our second-year students have been building at the MECH 223 competition on Wednesday, January 27th. This year’s project is concerned with regenerative braking: teams need to collect energy from their vehicle rolling down a ramp, and use that energy to perform various actions. The vehicles are all autonomous, and need to stop […]
January 13, 2016
The Mechanical Engineering Department regularly hosts guided lab tours for high school students, first year students, incoming mechanical engineering students, or anyone interested in mechanical engineering. This year, we will be hosting tours on the following dates: February 9, 2016 FULL April 18, 2016 FULL May 20, 2016 Come meet some of our current MECH […]
January 5, 2016
In July 2015, the UBC Thunderbots–a Mechanical Engineering student design team–traveled to Hefei, China to compete in the Robocup International Competition. The team is comprised of members from various disciplines and year levels, who work together to design and build autonomous soccer-playing robots. Mechanical Engineering student and Thunderbots team member Tiffany Tsu provides an account […]