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MECH 223 Competition January 25th!

MECH 223 Competition January 25th!

Come see what our second-year students have been building at the MECH 223 design competition on Wednesday, January 25th. This year, student teams were asked to design a Launcher and an autonomous Orbiter spacecraft capable of deploying a set of standard Landers. The primary learning focus of this year’s project is for students to become […]

Distinguished alumnus Jay Drew receives the CSCE-CANAM Innovation Award

Distinguished alumnus Jay Drew receives the CSCE-CANAM Innovation Award

On June 6, 2016, at the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) Annual Awards Banquet, MECH alumnus James (Jay) Drew received the CSCE-CANAM Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering Innovation on behalf of Lock-Block Ltd for their Arch-Lock and Zipper Truck system. Presented to an individual or group, the award recognizes an outstanding innovation in […]

Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Colloquium – Dr. Gareth H. McKinley

Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Colloquium – Dr. Gareth H. McKinley

The department is pleased to welcome Dr. Gareth H. McKinley to our campus for our upcoming Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Colloquium. Dr. McKinley is visiting from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he is currently the School of Engineering Professor of Teaching Innovation. He will be giving a lecture entitled “Fog, Feathers and Fluid Friction […]

2017 Spring Lab Tours

2017 Spring Lab Tours

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 17, 2017, 10:30 to 12:00 March 24, 2017, 10:30 to 12:00 Come meet some of our current […]

Microdermics Inc, co-founded by MECH professor Boris Stoeber featured by CMC Microsystems

Microdermics Inc, co-founded by MECH professor Boris Stoeber featured by CMC Microsystems

CMC Microsystems, a company that works with and supports researchers and industry across Canada’s National Design Network, recently interviewed MECH professor and co-founder Boris Stoeber on the success of his UBC based start-up Microdermics Inc. Currently, the startup is working to develop a hollow microneedle that would serve as a painless alternative to the hypodermic […]

First-Year Networking Event – January 24, 2017

First-Year Networking Event – January 24, 2017

Are you a first-year Engineering student interested in joining Mechanical Engineering? Join us for a special networking event where you’ll get to meet our students, alumni, and faculty members! Small groups of no more than 4 students will each be matched with one current student, one alumnus and one professor so that everyone gets a chance to talk […]