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January 18, 2018 – CS Distinguished Lecture Series, Yuanyuan Zhou

Speaker:  Yuanyuan Zhou, Professor, University of California San Diego Homepage:  https://cseweb.ucsd.edu/~yyzhou/ Date/Time:  Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 3:30pm Location:  Hugh Dempster Lecture Pavilion – Room 110, 6245 Agronomy Rd. Host:  Ivan Bestchastnikh, UBC Computer Science Title:  To Err is Human  Abstract: Configuration errors (i.e., misconfigurations) are among the dominant causes of system failures. But unfortunately, developers typically […]

February 6, 2018 – The Shale Gas Revolution: Green Energy or a Bridge to Nowhere? (Allen L. Robinson)

A Mechanical Engineering Distinguish Colloquium is taking place on Tuesday, February 6th, 12:30-1:30pm in CEME1203. The shale gas revolution: green energy or a bridge to nowhere? by Allen L. Robinson, Carnegie Mellon University Abstract: In the United States and around the globe, the rapid expansion of oil and natural gas production from shale and other […]

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement 3rd Intake – Deadline: January 26, 2018

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement 3rd Intake The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients contribute […]

January 12, 2018 – Megasupramolecules

Topic:                 Megasupramolecoles Speaker:            Professor Julia A. Kornfield, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology Host:                  Prof. John M. Frostad Time/Date:         January 12, 2018, 1:00-1:50pm Location:           Chemical & Biological Engineering Rm 102 Abstract Ultralong polymers (weight-average molecular weight Mw ≥ 5000 kg/mol) exhibit striking effects on fluid dynamics even at low concentration. For […]

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarship – Deadline: February 1, 2018

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships The Open Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere. One Open Scholarship is awarded each year. The value has recently been approximately $8,500 but is subject to change. The Traveling Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who […]

Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships – Deadline: February 1, 2018

Please see the below call for nominations: Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships The University of British Columbia offers multi-year fellowships to Master’s and doctoral Aboriginal students. Award winners are selected on the basis of academic merit through an annual competition, administered by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in consultation with the First Nations House of […]

Friedman Award for Scholars in Health – Deadline: February 23, 2018

Friedman Award for Scholars in Health + Information Session Announcement The Friedman Award for Scholars in Health is open to any UBC graduate student or medical resident studying in the area of health. ‘Health’ is interpreted very broadly, and includes health promotion and disease prevention, mental health research, laboratory sciences related to medicine or health, […]

SSHRC Talent Award – Deadline: February 16, 2018

SSHRC Talent Award – 2018 Competition The SSHRC Talent Award recognizes outstanding achievement by an individual who, on 6 March 2018, holds a SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship or scholarship. The Talent Award is given to an individual who maintains academic excellence, has a talent for research and knowledge mobilization and has demonstrated clear potential […]

January 12, 2018 – Adjoint Solver Technology

Please note the following fluids seminar this Friday, January 12, 1-2pm in CEME 2202 Adjoint Solver Technology by Chris Hill, ANSYS Inc. Abstract: The ANSYS Fluent adjoint CFD solver was released several years ago and has seen steady growth in usage by industrial customers since then. An overview of the adjoint method in CFD and […]

Dr. Andrew Szeri Research Seminar – January 18, 2018

Dr. Andrew Szeri Research Seminar – January 18, 2018

Please join us for a technical seminar with Dr. Andrew Szeri on January 18, 2018 from 1:00-2:00pm.   Seminar Details: Speaker: Dr. Andrew Szeri, Professor, Mechanical Engineering Topic Area: Current Research Areas Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm Location: KAIS 2020 RSVP: Please RSVP to https://survey.ubc.ca/s/szeri/ Please note that this is […]