Tours and Events

Learn about seminars, events and tours happening in our Department.
 
 

First-Year Networking Event – January 24, 2017

First-Year Networking Event – January 24, 2017

Are you a first-year Engineering student interested in joining Mechanical Engineering? Join us for a special networking event where you’ll get to meet our students, alumni, and faculty members! Small groups of no more than 4 students will each be matched with one current student, one alumnus and one professor so that everyone gets a chance to talk […]

First-Year Networking Event – April 6th, 2016

First-Year Networking Event – April 6th, 2016

Are you a first-year Engineering student interested in joining Mechanical Engineering? Join us for a special networking event where you’ll get to meet our students, alumni, and faculty members! Small groups of no more than 4 students will each be matched with one current student, one alumnus and one professor so that everyone gets a […]

MECH 223 Competition January 27th!

MECH 223 Competition January 27th!

Come see what our second-year students have been building at the MECH 223 competition on Wednesday, January 27th. This year’s project is concerned with regenerative braking: teams need to collect energy from their vehicle rolling down a ramp, and use that energy to perform various actions. The vehicles are all autonomous, and need to stop […]

2016 Lab Tours

2016 Lab Tours

The Mechanical Engineering Department regularly hosts guided lab tours for high school students, first year students, incoming mechanical engineering students, or anyone interested in mechanical engineering. This year, we will be hosting tours on the following dates: February 9, 2016  FULL April 18, 2016  FULL May 20, 2016 Come meet some of our current MECH […]

Imagine Day 2015 – September 8

Imagine Day 2015 – September 8

Welcome, or welcome back! Imagine Day is a fun-packed day designed to welcome you (back) to the Department of Mechanical Engineering, help you connect with other students, and showcase the many opportunities available to you! MECH Imagine Day Information Package (coming soon!) Schedule of Events Time Activity 9:00 – 11:30 Sign in and lunch ticket pick […]

UBC Engineering Open House: learn how engineers save the world

UBC Engineering Open House: learn how engineers save the world

Find out how engineers save the world at UBC Engineering Open House on November 29, 9am-3pm, in the Fred Kaiser Building. Mechanical Engineering will have our undergraduate lab in Kaiser 1180 and our machine shop in Kaiser 1190 open starting at 10am. Come in to see what we do in MECH2, the Formula 1 Racing […]

Mech Professor Speaking at Innovate 2014

Mech Professor Speaking at Innovate 2014

Dr. James Olson, a Mechanical Engineering professor and the Director of the Pulp and Paper Centre, will be speaking at innovate 2014, UBC Engineering & Architecture Dialogues. Come join the UBC Faculty of Applied Science on Monday, September 29th from 5:30-8:00pm to discover pathways to partnering in an evening of thought-provoking, seven-minute presentations by engineering […]

Imagine Day 2014 – September 2

Imagine Day 2014 – September 2

Welcome, or welcome back! Imagine Day is a fun-packed day designed to welcome you (back) to the Department of Mechanical Engineering, help you connect with other students, and showcase the many opportunities available to you! MECH Imagine Day Information Package Schedule of Events Time Activity 8:30 – 9:30 VGH Biomedical Lab Open House (2635 Laurel Street, […]

Winter Lab Tours

Winter Lab Tours

The Mechanical Engineering Department regularly hosts guided lab tours for high school students, first year students, incoming mechanical engineering students, or anyone interested in mechanical engineering, to show them what the  department is all about and to give them an idea of what kind of research mechanical engineers do. Depending on the labs, students will […]

Summer Lab Tours

Summer Lab Tours

The Mechanical Engineering Department annually hosts guided lab tours for high school students, first year students, incoming MECH students, or anyone interested in mechanical engineering, to show them what the MECH department is all about and to give them an idea of what kind of research mechanical engineers do. Depending on the labs, students will […]