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Students race low-emission cars in downtown Detroit

Students race low-emission cars in downtown Detroit

Students from universities and high schools across North and South America raced futuristic, gas-sipping vehicles they designed themselves as part of the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas competition held in Detroit over the weekend, reports Detroit Free Press. UBC’s Supermileage team, lead by Mechanical Engineering student Nancy Chu, showed off a gas-powered urban concept car designed to […]

UBC Engineering alumni team up to help families cope with autism

UBC has played a big role in launching companies like MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates, Westport Innovations, and most recently, Awake Labs, reports The Georgia Straight. Awake Labs has developed a product that helps families cope with autism. It’s led by UBC Mechanical Engineering graduate Andrea Palmer and has roots from an entrepreneurship and engineering course […]