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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 […]