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Dr. Nima Atabaki wins 2015/16 Killam Teaching Prize

Dr. Nima Atabaki wins 2015/16 Killam Teaching Prize

Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Nima Atabaki has been selected as a winner of the 2015-2016 UBC Killam Teaching Prize for the Faculty of Applied Science (Vancouver). The Killam Teaching Prizes are awarded annually to faculty members in recognition of excellence in teaching. Along with Dr. Atabaki, Daniel Roehr of the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and Bhushan […]

PhD student Navid Shirzad wins Killam Graduate Teaching Award

PhD student Navid Shirzad wins Killam Graduate Teaching Award

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering PhD student and Teaching Assistant Navid Shirzad on winning the 2015/16 Killam Graduate Teaching Award! UBC annually awards the Killam Graduate Teaching Award to sixteen Teaching Assistants in recognition of the valuable role that they play in our undergraduate programs. The prize includes both a certificate and $1,000 and is given to TAs who […]

UBC MECH students take first and third place in recent entrepreneurial competitions

UBC MECH students take first and third place in recent entrepreneurial competitions

Ohm Wearables, a new business venture co-founded by Mechanical Engineering students Cindy Gu and Adrian Wong, won first prize and a cheque for $3,000 at the Pacific Venture Capital Competition (PVCC) in Vancouver and third prize along with a $10,000 cheque at Canada’s Business Model Competition in Halifax. The company produces a belt with sensors […]