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Call for Applications: Spring Graduate Awards Competition – Deadline: May 9, 2019

A number of criteria-based awards for the 2019/20 academic year are available to current and incoming graduate students. Applicants will apply via their graduate programs with a single application that may be considered for as many of the awards as they are eligible for, taking note of the following important considerations: Eligibility: To be eligible to receive funding, […]

Call for Applications: Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships – Deadline: April 30, 2019

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 study are as follows: Aluminum Metallurgy, Electrolysis, Hydrometallurgy, Environment, Analytical Technologies, Modeling and Control Systems, and Data […]

Call for Applications: CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Deadline: May 24, 2019

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian 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 will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian and foreign institutions. […]

Mech Faculty featured in APSC Paper Airplane Workshop + Competition

Mech Faculty featured in APSC Paper Airplane Workshop + Competition

On Friday, March 29th, the Faculty of Applied Science hosted a paper airplane workshop and competition, with insights shared by several Mechanical Engineering faculty members: Attendees were first treated to four brief but fascinating talks: Dean James Olson on the history and properties of paper; Pete Ostafichuk on paper airplane — or, to be more precise, paper glider — […]

Applied Mechanics Seminar – Feb 18, 2019 – Dr. Jinkyu Yang

Applied Mechanics Seminar – Feb 18, 2019 – Dr. Jinkyu Yang

The Origin of Softness in Fibre Network  Dr. Tetsu Uesaka Professor Emeritus Mid Sweden University When: March 18, 2019 | 2 PM Where: CEME 1203| 6250 Applied Science Lane Abstract: Fibre network is a ubiquitous structure that is widely seen in plant cells and animal tissues, as well as industrial materials (papers and nonwoven materials). Nature uses […]

Fluids Seminar – Mar 18, 2019 – Dr. Devesh Ranjan

Fluids Seminar – Mar 18, 2019 – Dr. Devesh Ranjan

Turbulent mixing in shock-driven variable-density flow Dr. Devesh Ranjan Associate Chair for Research and Associate Professor Georgia Institute of Technology When: March 18, 2019 | 2 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane Abstract: Mixing is central to several important phenomena in nature and engineering. Rayleigh-Taylor (RT) and Richtmyer-Meshkov (RM) driven perturbations at […]