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March 3, 2016 – Interventional Ultrasound (Robert Rohling)

UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre to collaborate on research and education initiatives at Squamish’s Oceanfront development

The creation of a Squamish-based educational campus focused on the energy economy of the future is a step closer today with the announcement of a Statement of Cooperation, signed by the University of British Columbia’s Clean Energy Research Centre (UBC), the District of Squamish (DOS), Squamish Nation, Carbon Engineering, and Newport Beach Developments Limited Partnership (NBD). […]

The 2015-16 MEng and MEL NAME students at Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards.

UBC Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering programs to receive $2M from Seaspan Shipyards

  The University of British Columbia announced today that it will receive a $2 million investment from Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) over the next seven years to support innovative teaching and research in the naval architecture and marine engineering programs within UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science. As a result, two new UBC chair positions will be […]

Florin Gheorghe, MECH alumnus and CEO of Arbutus Medical, accepted into Sauder’s Innovation Hub

Florin Gheorghe, MECH alumnus and CEO of Arbutus Medical, accepted into Sauder’s Innovation Hub

Former Mechanical Engineering student Florin Gheorghe and his team at Arbutus Medical have been accepted into Sauder’s Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub, a prestigious one-year program that helps promising entrepreneurs turn great ideas into successful businesses. Arbutus Medical was started by Gheorghe (now the company’s CEO) and a group of other students from UBC’s Engineers in […]

February 11, 2016 – Eyeballing It in the OR Is No Longer Good Enough (Antony Hodgson)
Undergraduate Student Research (USRA) positions available now!

Undergraduate Student Research (USRA) positions available now!

Interested in research? The NSERC USRA program is an excellent way for undergraduate students to gain exposure to university research. It can also help students decide if they want to pursue research in the future, whether through graduate studies or industrial research positions. We will be posting USRA positions on our website as they come […]

MECH alumna Andrea Palmer joins Innovation Hub, makes headlines

MECH alumna Andrea Palmer joins Innovation Hub, makes headlines

An autism monitor developed by UBC Mechanical Engineering alumna Andrea Palmer has earned her start-up company, Awake Labs, a place in the Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub. Awake Labs is one of only six companies to be accepted into the year-long program, which is run by the Sauder School of Business and provides accepted start-ups with […]