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Grad Students Compete in 2021 Three Minute Thesis Heat

Grad Students Compete in 2021 Three Minute Thesis Heat

On February 25, five graduate students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering faced off on Zoom to see who could best explain their thesis research in three minutes or less. The Department’s second annual 3 Minute Thesis heat challenged graduate students to hone their communication skills by packing their complex research projects into a quick […]

MECH Virtual First-Year Networking Event – March 17, 2021

Are you a first-year Engineering student interested in learning about Mechanical Engineering? Join us for a special online networking event where you’ll get to meet our students, alumni, and faculty members! Join us for this unique online networking event where small groups of students will be matched with one current student, one alum and one […]

Call for Applications Rare + Ages Foundation Fellowship and Bursaries – Deadline: April 1

Rare Charitable Reserve and Ages Foundation Fellowship and Bursaries The rare Charitable Research Reserve is an urban land trust and environmental institute in Waterloo Region/Wellington, with its first four locations protecting almost 1,000 acres of highly sensitive lands. Since inception, rare has taken care of the land on behalf of the community through the use of Western tools in conservation, […]

The mechanics behind the miracle of life: Maternal soft tissue growth and remodelling – March 5, 2021 – Dr. Kyoko Yoshida

The mechanics behind the miracle of life: Maternal soft tissue growth and remodelling – March 5, 2021 – Dr. Kyoko Yoshida

WEBINAR: The mechanics behind the miracle of life: Maternal soft tissue growth and remodelling Speaker: Dr. Kyoko Yoshida, Senior Scientist, University of Virginia When: Friday, 5 March, 2021  |  10:00 AM Where: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/64295005728?pwd=RUd4aUJCcitadFhjNDNicWtQY1Vidz09 Abstract Pregnancy stands at the interface of mechanics and biology. The growing fetus continuously loads the maternal organs while circulating hormones surge. […]

Translating Cardiac Modelling into the Heart of the Clinic – March 3, 2021 – Dr. Steven Niederer

Translating Cardiac Modelling into the Heart of the Clinic – March 3, 2021 – Dr. Steven Niederer

WEBINAR: Translating Cardiac Modelling into the Heart of the Clinic Speaker: Dr. Steven Niederer, Professor, King’s College London When: Wednesday, 3 March, 2021  |  10:00 AM Where: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/63139138430?pwd=WjJsL3pvSE01VkQ2anZFUkcrM2lEZz09 Abstract The ability to measure the heart’s shape, structure and function across multiple spatial and temporal scales continues to grow. Interpreting this data remains challenging. Computational biophysical […]

Extreme event quantification in engineering and physical systems – March 2, 2021 – Dr. Mustafa Mohamad

Extreme event quantification in engineering and physical systems – March 2, 2021 – Dr. Mustafa Mohamad

WEBINAR: Extreme event quantification in engineering and physical systems Speaker: Dr. Mustafa Mohamad, Postdoctoral Fellow – Courant Institute, New York University When: Tuesday, 2 March, 2021  |  10:00 AM Where: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/63804379745?pwd=UytqT01ERkNWbEZIZFA4Uld5RXJRdz09 Abstract A wide range of dynamical systems encountered in nature and engineering are characterized by the presence of intermittent events with strongly transient characteristics, […]

Call for Applications: Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship – Deadline: April 1, 2021

Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships are available to Canadian citizens engaged in or about to start doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science at UBC. The award is valued at $8,000 for one year, but may be extended for a second year. Application Deadline: 4:00 pm […]

Complex Fluids in Microchannel Flows: from Bleeding to Drug Delivery – Feb 26, 2021 – Dr. Qin (Maggie) Qi

Complex Fluids in Microchannel Flows: from Bleeding to Drug Delivery – Feb 26, 2021 – Dr. Qin (Maggie) Qi

WEBINAR: Complex Fluids in Microchannel Flows: from Bleeding to Drug Delivery Speaker: Dr. Qin (Maggie) Qi, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University When: Friday, 26 February, 2021  |  10:00 AM Where: ubc.zoom.us/j/67036590971?pwd=MkRLUk81QWhQQWlUVGdhNmE4djE4QT09 Abstract Flow and transport through microchannels play a remarkable role in regulating human health, from understanding pathophysiology to fighting COVID-19 and from diagnostics to therapeutics. […]