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Media Mention: CBC talks to Dr. Rogak on how masks are still effective & recommended indoors, despite relaxation of rules in Canada

Media Mention: CBC talks to Dr. Rogak on how masks are still effective & recommended indoors, despite relaxation of rules in Canada

CBC News: Should you wear a mask? Advice for navigating a mask-optional Canada  |  Experts who study airborne particles still recommend wearing masks in crowded indoor settings. With masks now optional in most public spaces and Quebec recently joining the rest of Canada in relaxing its rules, the mental gymnastics required to figure out whether or not […]

Call for Applications: CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award – Deadline: 8AM – May 30, 2022

CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award The CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards are made to individuals who have completed PhD dissertations representing original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline. Graduate programs may submit up to two nominations: one in Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering and one in Social Sciences. To be eligible, the nominee must have completed their […]

MECH undergraduate duo wins 2nd place in Simon Cox Design Competition

MECH undergraduate duo wins 2nd place in Simon Cox Design Competition

Undergraduate students Phoebe Cheung and Andrew Mah have won the Nancy Lear Achievement Award for their design of a Triple Cueing Module to help people living with Parkinson’s. This $2000 award is given to the second-place winners of the Simon Cox Student Design Competition, in which student teams collaborate with a peer with a disability […]

Graduate Student Profile: Mohammad Zandsalimy on studying for his PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics at UBC

Graduate Student Profile: Mohammad Zandsalimy on studying for his PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics at UBC

Graduate + Postdoctoral Studies talks to Mechanical Engineering PhD student Mohammad Zandsalimy on why he has chosen UBC to continue his study of computational fluid dynamics under supervisor Dr. Carl Ollivier-Gooch, and what he hopes to accomplish with his degree. “Since a very young age, I have been passionate about learning topics in science and […]

NAME MEL Student Lucky Garg awarded SNAME Scholarship

NAME MEL Student Lucky Garg awarded SNAME Scholarship

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has awarded Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) student Lucky Garg the Wilbur N. Landers Graduate Scholarship for Advanced Study in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, and Ocean Engineering. Open to SNAME members, this scholarship awards $4000 USD towards a year of study to candidates pursing Master’s-level education […]

Call for Nominations: John Tiedje Fellowships in Clean Energy & Greenhouse Gas Mitigation – Deadline: May 15, 2022

The Clean Energy Research Centre is accepting nominations for the John Tiedje Fellowships in Clean Energy & Greenhouse Gas Mitigation. Deadline: May 15, 2022 Award Amount: $20,000 About the Award John Tiedje was a graduate of the Department of Chemical Engineering at UBC who went on to a successful career with Imperial Oil, where he was […]

Dr. Ian Frigaard wins Mason Award for Rheology

Dr. Ian Frigaard wins Mason Award for Rheology

The Canadian Society of Rheology has awarded Professor Ian Frigaard the prestigious Stanley G. Mason Award. The Mason Award recognizes contributions to Canadian rheology, and is only awarded once every three years. Dr. Frigaard is the tenth winner of the Mason award, and the second UBC researcher to receive this honour. Dr. Frigaard is cross-appointed […]

Deadline Extended: Spring Graduate Awards Competition – May 10, 8 AM

A number of university awards for the upcoming academic year are available to current and incoming graduate students.  The maximum value of funding that can be offered to a student is $16,000, or $22,000 for the #6495 Andrew Nord Fellowships in Rheumatology.  Applicants will apply via their graduate programs with a single application that may be […]

Dr. Juan Abelló wins UBC Killam Teaching Prize

Dr. Juan Abelló wins UBC Killam Teaching Prize

Congratulations to Associate Professor of Teaching Juan Abelló on receiving a 2021-2022 Killam Teaching Prize! Recognizing excellence in teaching, recipients of the Killam Teaching Prize are nominated by students, colleagues and alumni. Dr. Abelló is one of three Applied Science faculty members to receive this prestigious UBC honour. Dr. Abelló is a dedicated teacher both […]

Dr. Adam Clare joins UBC Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Program

Dr. Adam Clare joins UBC Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Program

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to welcome Professor Adam Clare to UBC. Dr. Clare will be supporting the Manufacturing Program at UBC Vancouver, which is run in collaboration with the Department of Manufacturing Engineering. Dr. Clare joins UBC from the University of Nottingham in the UK, where he was a Professor in the […]