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TA applications are now open – deadline to apply is April 30th!

TA applications are now open – deadline to apply is April 30th!

  Are you interested in becoming a Teaching Assistant for one of our classes next year? The application form is now open for students to apply to be a TA for MECH courses that are being offered for the 2016-2017 academic year. Completed applications should be submitted no later than April 30. Applications will be […]

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 […]

March 17, 2016 – Multiscale Modeling of Defects in Metals (Ponga)

Celebrating the life of Dr. Philip Hill, Professor Emeritus

The Faculty of Applied Science and the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UBC regretfully inform that Dr. Philip Hill, Professor Emeritus, passed away February 17, 2016. Dr. Hill was born in Vancouver in 1932. He moved to Kingston, Ontario to attend Queen’s University as an undergraduate. He completed his Doctor of Science at MIT and […]

Dr. Farrokh Sassani named CSME Fellow

Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Farrokh Sassani has been inducted as a Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME) Fellow. The title of Fellow is awarded to members who have attained excellence in mechanical engineering and who have contributed actively to the progress of their profession and of society. Congratulations Dr. Sassani!

Congratulations Certificate of Achievement recipients!

Congratulations Certificate of Achievement recipients!

On March 1st, 2016, the following students were awarded certificates of achievement for outstanding work in the Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program: Atif Shoukat Ali Benjamin David Evers-Staples Erin Elizabeth Geiger Simon Honigmann Nathaneil David Kingston Zhaoshuo Li Jiaqi Lu Zhao Wei Lu David Kar Kit Luo Brianna Reesor Snell Adrian Maplethorp Spira Gavin Owen Vale […]

Dr. Peter Cripton tests a helmet at the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre at VGH.

Dr. Peter Cripton tests helmet on Global News, provides tips for cyclists

UBC Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Peter Cripton was featured on Global’s News Hour last night, and on Global’s Morning News this morning. Dr. Cripton, a specialist in injury biomechanics, was asked to test the safety of a discount carbon fibre helmet that was being advertised online without any safety certification or branding. News Hour shows Dr. […]

March 3, 2016 – Interventional Ultrasound (Robert Rohling)

UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre to collaborate on research and education initiatives at Squamish’s Oceanfront development

The creation of a Squamish-based educational campus focused on the energy economy of the future is a step closer today with the announcement of a Statement of Cooperation, signed by the University of British Columbia’s Clean Energy Research Centre (UBC), the District of Squamish (DOS), Squamish Nation, Carbon Engineering, and Newport Beach Developments Limited Partnership (NBD). […]

The 2015-16 MEng and MEL NAME students at Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards.

UBC Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering programs to receive $2M from Seaspan Shipyards

  The University of British Columbia announced today that it will receive a $2 million investment from Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) over the next seven years to support innovative teaching and research in the naval architecture and marine engineering programs within UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science. As a result, two new UBC chair positions will be […]