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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 […]

Call for Applications: WorksafeBC Research Training Awards – Deadline: March 22, 2019

WorksafeBC Research Training Awards WorksafeBC Research Training Awards are designed to foster the development of occupational health and safety research among graduate students at the master’s and doctoral levels. These awards enable students to undertake full-time research training in B.C. — focusing on occupational illness, injury, and disability.  Research projects must address WorkSafeBC’s current research priorities to be […]

Call for Applications: Mechanical Engineering Teaching Fellowship – Deadline: February 28, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering wishes to promote undergraduate teaching excellence by annually awarding the Mechanical Engineering Teaching Fellowship to senior PhD students who have demonstrated dedication to, and talent for, teaching. The Fellowship will provide a stipend of $10,000 and mentorship support to teach an undergraduate course within the department the following academic year. […]

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

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

Origami and Topology: Two Powerful Ingredients for Designing Mechanical Metamaterials Dr. Jinkyu Yang Associate Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics University of Washington When: February 20, 2019 | 1 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane Abstract: Mechanical metamaterials are emerging as an enabling technology for manipulating mechanical energy flow at will. The […]