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New Appointments in the Mechanical Engineering Department

Dr. Patrick Kirchen, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. Dr. Patrick Kirchen has recently joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Professor working on minimizing the environmental impact of power and heat production systems. In particular, his interests are in the reduction of emissions and fuel consumption of internal combustion engines, as well as the development […]

“Whistler Retreat: Resident
 AI expert, Terence Lin, gives a software tutorial to the team.”

Article: Thunderbots – Latest Scoop

The UBC Thunderbots — the autonomous soccer-playing robot design team — hosted Canada’s first RoboCup competition at UBC this past summer. Rivalling teams from China and Germany arrive to compete their robots in a soccer tournament against the defending North American champion (the home team). The success of the tournament and peripheral events allowed teams […]