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Supermileage Featured on Global TV

The Supermileage student design team was featured on Global News on March 24, 2018. The segments includes demonstrations of the student team’s two vehicles – their prototype and urban class – and interviews with two team members. The Mechanical Engineering department is proud to support Supermileage, and several of the UBC’s other student design teams, […]

Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships – Deadline: April 12, 2018

Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships As part of its ongoing commitment to innovation and research, Rio Tinto offers an $18,000 graduate scholarship for a UBC graduate student in a field of pure or applied science related to Rio Tinto’s activities. (Preferred areas of activity are as follows: Hydrometallurgy; Environment; Electrolysis; Analytical technologies; Aluminium metallurgy; and Modeling […]

March 28th, 2018 – The Oil & Gas Initiative Speaker Series: Dr. John M. Shaw

March 28th, 2018 – The Oil & Gas Initiative Speaker Series: Dr. John M. Shaw

Speaker: Dr. John M. Shaw Date/Time: Wednesday, March 28th at 6:00pm Location: Chemical & Biological Engineering Room 102 Hosts: The Oil and Gas Initiative Title: Selection and Validation of PVT and Energy Models for Process Design Calculations Involving Hydrocarbons and Hydrocarbon + Water Mixtures Please see image below for more info:

March 19, 2018  – The B.C. Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Dr. Michael J. Rensing

March 19, 2018 – The B.C. Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Dr. Michael J. Rensing

Speaker: Dr. Michael J. Rensing, Director of Low Carbon Fuels Electricity and Alternative Energy Division; Biritish Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Date/Time: Monday, March 19, 2018 at 12:00pm Location: Chemical & Biological Engineering Room 202 Hosts: UBC Clean Energy Research Centre Title: The B.C. Low Carbon Fuel Standard   Please see the image […]

Sailbot and MECH Celebrate Ada’s Return and Future Endeavors

Sailbot and MECH Celebrate Ada’s Return and Future Endeavors

On Monday, March 5, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Sailbot student design team held a private event for team members (current and alumni), industry supporters and mentors, and faculty members to celebrate the return of Ada, the autonomous sailboat. After missing for months at sea, Ada was found by a research vessel off the […]

New Book Published by MECH Professor Gary Schajer

New Book Published by MECH Professor Gary Schajer

Congratulations to MECH Professor Gary Schajer on his latest publication: Hole-Drilling Method For Measuring Residual Stresses. This book is intended as a practical guide for students and practicing engineers and researchers, and details the history and practice of the adaptable method of drilling holes to measure residual stresses. Electronic copies of the book can be […]

March 9th, 2018 – Open the Front Door, Close the Back Door: The Impact of Culture on Recruiting and Retention

March 9th, 2018 – Open the Front Door, Close the Back Door: The Impact of Culture on Recruiting and Retention

Speaker: Professor Lisa Bullard, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University Date/Time: March 9th, 1:00 – 1:50 pm Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering, Room 102 Title: Open the Front Door, Close the Back Door: The Impact of Culture on Recruiting and Retention   Please see below for more info.