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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 […]

Mech2 Hyperloop Design Challenge – where theory and execution collide

Mech2 Hyperloop Design Challenge – where theory and execution collide

On January 23rd, second-year mechanical engineering students faced off in the Hyperloop Rail Challenge, racing their autonomous vehicles around a course with twists, turns and steep grades. This is the first of two design challenges meant to harness their academic learning in practical problem solving of a real-world issue. According to Mech 2 Coordinator, Dr. […]

Call for Applications: Graduate Student Career Activation Project

Graduate Student Career Activation Project https://students.ubc.ca/career/career-resources/career-resources-graduate#graduate-student-career-activation-project The CSIC wants to know how graduate students can activate their careers, and we have funds available to help you try stuff out. Dream big, or dive deep: whether it’s the cost of printing business cards to support your networking, enhancing your French language skills to prepare for a […]

Call for Applications: Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship – Deadline: March 1, 2019

Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships are available to Canadian citizens engaged in or about to start doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, or Electronics (including Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) at UBC. Approximately 25 fellowships, valued at $8,000 each, will be awarded each year among the participating universities. Deadline for […]

Call for Nominations: Governor General’s Gold Medal – Deadline: February 5, 2019

Governor General’s Gold Medal One gold medal is awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record as a doctoral student. A second gold medal is awarded to the graduate student who has achieved most outstanding academic record as a Master’s student completing a thesis.  Students must have submitted the final copy […]

Call for Nominations: CAGS / ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards – Deadline: February 11, 2019

CAGS / ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards The CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize exceptional doctoral dissertations that make significant, original contributions to both the academic community and to Canadian society. Awards are offered through this spring’s competition for dissertations completed and accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies between 1 January 2018 and 31 December […]

Call for Applications: Health System Impact Fellowship – Deadline: April 2, 2019

Health System Impact Fellowship The Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship (for doctoral trainees and post-doctoral fellows) provides highly-qualified doctoral trainees (students) and post-doctoral fellows studying health services and policy research (HSPR), or related fields, a unique opportunity to apply their research and analytic talents to critical challenges in health care that are being addressed by […]