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Public Scholarship Initiative Information Session – March 2nd, 2018

UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will soon start accepting applications for its fourth year. A groundbreaking, award-winning scholarship program, PSI currently has 115 scholars from almost all faculties across UBC. Public Scholars enjoy (1) continuous academic support; (2) up to $20,000 financial support over 2 years and; (3) numerous professional development and networking opportunities.  If your work involves innovative forms of scholarship; engaging […]

Killam Graduate TA Award – Deadline: March 9, 2018

In recognition of the valuable role that Teaching Assistants play in our programs, UBC annually honours 16 GTAs with the Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.  Successful candidates will have met criteria that demonstrate a high level of respect for the candidate from undergraduate students and academic or course supervisors. Nominations are being accepted for those TAs that […]

Steve Feng Named the New Head of UBC Mechanical Engineering

Steve Feng Named the New Head of UBC Mechanical Engineering

Steve Feng, PEng, has been named the new head of the UBC Department of Mechanical Engineering, effective May 1, 2018. Professor Feng joined the department as an associate professor in September 2007 and was promoted to full professor in July 2010. From 2009 to 2015, he was chair of the Mechatronics and Manufacturing Research Group, and between 2015 and 2017 […]

James Olson Appointed the New Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science

James Olson Appointed the New Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science

The Department of Mechanical Engineering wishes to congratulate James Olson on his appointment as the new Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science. Read the full announcement below: *** From Deborah Buszard, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the UBC Okanagan campus, and Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President Academic at the UBC Vancouver campus: It is […]

February 16, 2018  – Molecular-Level Understanding and Design of Rechargeable Battery Materials, Dr. Rob Messinger

February 16, 2018 – Molecular-Level Understanding and Design of Rechargeable Battery Materials, Dr. Rob Messinger

Speaker: Dr. Rob Messinger, Assistant Professor in Department of Chemical Engineering & CUNY Energy Institute at The City College of New York (CUNY) Date/Time: Friday, February 16, 2018 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm Location: Chemical & Biological Engineering Room 102 Hosts: UBC Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering Title: Molecular-Level Understanding and Design of Rechargeable Battery Materials […]

China Scholarship Council (CSC) Doctoral Scholarship – Deadline: March 23, 2018

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) is a Chinese government agency that provides scholarships to students applying to UBC-V or UBC-O to pursue graduate and postdoctoral studies. These scholarships support students across a wide range of disciplines. For students seeking a doctoral degree at UBC, the China Scholarship Council (CSC) Doctoral Scholarship provides four years of […]

Graduate Global Leadership Fellowships – Deadline: March 30, 2018

The Graduate Global Leadership Fellowships enable promising leaders from developing countries to pursue doctoral studies at UBC. The fellowships are to support international students showing outstanding leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country. Two fellowships will be offered; each fellowship provides an $18,200 stipend plus tuition each year for four years. Applicants […]

MATLAB Technical Sessions at UBC – February 28, 2018

MATLAB Technical Sessions at UBC – February 28, 2018

Please join us for complimentary MATLAB seminars. Faculty, staff, researchers and students are all welcome to attend.   MATLAB Technical Sessions at University of British Columbia Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Session 1: 10:00 – 11:30 AM Session 2: 12:00 – 1:30 PM Register   Our event features a two-part technical session presented by a MathWorks […]

2018 Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) – Deadline: March 2, 2018

2018 Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) Entering its 31st year, the 2018 Canadian Student Health Research Forum will take place on June 11 to 15 in Winnipeg. The aim of the CSHRF is to provide a venue for the networking, research exposure and recognition of Canada’s most promising research trainees in the health sciences. […]

SERB-UBC PhD Scholarship – Deadline: March 9, 2018

The SERB-UBC PhD Scholarship is open to students from India applying to UBC-V or UBC-O to study in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM), visit https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/serb-ubc-scholarship for details. Each academic year, up to five new PhD students per year will receive four years of stipend funding ($24,000 USD per year) from SERB. […]