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Student Experiences in Mechanical Engineering Session – October 26, 2021

Student Experiences in Mechanical Engineering Session – October 26, 2021

First year engineering students get a chance to learn about Mechanical Engineering from our faculty in APSC 100, but are you interested in learning what the program is like from people who are studying it? Hear from upper year students about their experiences in the UBC Vancouver program and get a chance to ask them […]

Alumni Event: Perspectives on Sustainable Transportation – November 18, 2021

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites our alumni to a special event on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Join us at 5:30 PM for an online panel featuring Mechanical Engineering faculty and industry members who are tackling sustainable transportation solutions from a variety of angles. WHEN: Thursday, November 18, 2021  | 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM […]

Media Mention: ‘This is the sort of data we need’ Dr. Amanda Giang on a study measuring contaminants in BC homes near fracking wells

Media Mention: ‘This is the sort of data we need’ Dr. Amanda Giang on a study measuring contaminants in BC homes near fracking wells

THE NARWHAL: Study suggests higher contaminants in B.C. homes near fracking wells but more research is needed. | People living near fracking sites in B.C. are lacking information about contamination they need to make ‘informed decisions,’ lead author Élyse Caron-Beaudoin says. A scientist who published a new study about air and water pollution levels affecting […]

Jagdeep Singh Bakshi Scholarship awarded to MEng student Alice Brais

Jagdeep Singh Bakshi Scholarship awarded to MEng student Alice Brais

The Jagdeep Singh Bakshi Scholarship in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering has been awarded to Master of Engineering student Alice Brais. This scholarship provides $1000 to a student in the UBC’s Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering MEng program who demonstrates both academic excellence and leadership. Joining the UBC NAME program after an undergraduate degree in […]

Alumni Profile – Zack Eberwein:  Bracing for the future; alumni reinvent sports therapeutics

Alumni Profile – Zack Eberwein: Bracing for the future; alumni reinvent sports therapeutics

One summer evening in 2016, two friends were relaxing in the basement, playing a game of ping-pong. Sore, exhausted, Zack Eberwein had just competed in a charity climb called the Multi Grouse Grind Challenge, a repetitive scramble up Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain which had reduced him, after several ascents, to a literal “crawl.” Having had two […]

Alumni Profile – Andrea Palmer:  Designing for inclusion; Awake Labs CEO talks mental health, remote work, and team culture

Alumni Profile – Andrea Palmer: Designing for inclusion; Awake Labs CEO talks mental health, remote work, and team culture

Sometimes your first idea is your best one. Andrea Palmer came up with the idea for Awake Labs with co-founder Paul Fijal as a student at UBC. Six years later, she and her team have made it through a pandemic and are scaling up their work to improve care and quality of life for people […]

Dr. Agnes d’Entremont receives BCcampus Award for Excellence in Open Education

Dr. Agnes d’Entremont receives BCcampus Award for Excellence in Open Education

  Dr. Agnes d’Entremont has been awarded BCcampus‘ September award for Excellence in Open Education, due to her many contributions to developing open educational resources (OER), and dedication to financially accessible learning.  One of her notable contributions has been coordinating the creation of over 1500 mechanics questions for open homework platform WeBWork, providing students with […]

Call for Applications: NASA International Internship – Deadline: Oct 13, 2021

NASA International Internship The NASA International Internship is a NASA initiative that seeks to better prepare students (U.S. and international) for future missions that require innovative thinking and cooperation with international collaborators. Interns take part in seminars on a wide variety of topics from both internal and external experts, informal discussions, supervised research, group projects, […]

Call for Applications: DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Scholarships and Research Grants – Deadline: Oct 15, 2021

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Scholarships and Research Grants DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Study Scholarships and Research Grants are available for highly qualified graduate students, PhD candidates, and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines to study and carry out research at universities or research institutes in Germany. These scholarship provide funds for a period of […]

Master of Engineering Clean Energy Engineering Student Experience – Shannon Goulden

Master of Engineering Clean Energy Engineering Student Experience – Shannon Goulden

As a Sustainability Research Scholar, Shannon Goulden gained meaningful work experience in a new industry and grew her professional network – all while helping Metro Vancouver advance its sustainability initiatives. “When I learned about the Sustainability Scholars Program a few months before starting the MEL in Clean Energy Engineering, I knew right away that I wanted to apply. The […]