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Dr. Adam Clare joins Mechanical Engineering and UBC Manufacturing Program

Dr. Adam Clare joins Mechanical Engineering and UBC Manufacturing Program

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

Call for Applications: Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship – Application Deadline: June 8, 2022 – 8AM

Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship As part of its ongoing commitment to innovation and research, Rio Tinto offers an $18,000 graduate scholarship for a UBC graduate student in a field of pure or applied science related to Rio Tinto’s activities in mining.  Eligible research areas are: aluminum metallurgy, electrolysis of molten salts, hydrometallurgy, science of the […]

Media Mention: CBC asks Dr. Steve Rogak about cloth masks and Canadian CAN95

Media Mention: CBC asks Dr. Steve Rogak about cloth masks and Canadian CAN95

CBC: Your questions answered: Should I wear a mask if I’ve already had COVID? As Canadians look ahead to summer vacation plans with friends and family, there are still lingering questions about which safety precautions are necessary and which ones are overkill, now that public health restrictions have relaxed. Many of you sent in questions after reading this […]

Call for Applications: Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Funding – Deadline: June 13, 2022

Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Funding The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will match funds provided by graduate programs (to a maximum of $8,000 per student and to a maximum of $50,000 for the program in total) to support Master’s Indigenous students registered at the UBC-Vancouver campus for the 2022/23 academic year (i.e., from 1 September […]

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 […]