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Statement regarding protests in Iran

Statement regarding protests in Iran

The Department of Mechanical Engineering joins UBC and the Government of Canada in standing with the women of Iran and all Iranians fighting for women’s rights in response to the death of 22 year old Mahsa Amini. We stand with our Iranian students, staff and faculty members who are experiencing trauma and distress, who are […]

Call for Applications: Indigenous and Black Applied Science and Technology Momentum Fellowship (Spring Admission) – Deadline: Oct 1, 2022

The Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology Momentum Fellowship (IBET) is intended to support Canadian Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) and Black researchers in achieving their rightful place and respected inclusion in academia at UBC. This prestigious Fellowship will provide financial support of $40,000 per year for 4 years for University of British […]

Call for Nominations: ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award – Deadline: Oct 7, 2022

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) established the Doctoral Dissertation Award program to recognize and encourage superior research and writing by doctoral candidates in computer science and engineering. The award is presented each June at the ACM Awards Banquet and is accompanied by a prize of $20,000 plus travel expenses to the banquet. All winning […]

2022 Martha Salcudean Prize awarded to Dr. Juuso Heikkinen

2022 Martha Salcudean Prize awarded to Dr. Juuso Heikkinen

Dr. Juuso Heikkinen has been awarded the 2022 Martha Salcudean Prize in Mechanical Engineering, which is given to a graduating doctoral candidate with an outstanding dissertation and academic record. The $1,000 prize is only awarded to a candidate with outstanding performance, and is not given out every year. The award is given in memory of […]

Call for Applications: Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Grant – Deadline: Oct 2, 2022

The Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Grant was established to provide financial support and promote graduate student research in the field of clean energy at Canadian Universities. Clean energy encompasses energy sources and processes that are an alternative to fossil fuels, with minimizing, neutral or ameliorating consequences on the environment. The objective of the Tyler […]

CREATE-U 2022 poster session celebrates undergraduate research

CREATE-U 2022 poster session celebrates undergraduate research

The 2022 CREATE-U program culminated with with a poster session on August 31st, where undergraduate participants presented their summer research. Combining Research Experience and Technical Electives for Undergraduates (CREATE-U) is a unique summer program that allows students to work on a paid research project from a participating Mechanical Engineering lab, while fulfilling six credits of […]

UBC engineering students’ aircraft model features BC wood in international competition

UBC engineering students’ aircraft model features BC wood in international competition

This article originally appeared in APSC News. Sitka spruce key to UBC AeroDesign’s 2022 and 2023 aircraft models. Following successful test flights in BC, UBC AeroDesign competed at SAE Aero Design East in May 2022, placing second in design report and oral presentation, with renewed determination to soar even higher next year. (Photo credit: UBC […]

Call for Nominations: ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award

ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) established the Doctoral Dissertation Award program to recognize and encourage superior research and writing by doctoral candidates in computer science and engineering. The award is presented each June at the ACM Awards Banquet and is accompanied by a prize of $20,000 plus travel expenses to the banquet. […]

Bacteria-based batteries? UBC engineering design teams offer students chance to innovate

Bacteria-based batteries? UBC engineering design teams offer students chance to innovate

This article originally appeared in APSC News. Students in UBC Rocket collaborated to create a new type of fuel cell. UBC Rocket is one of over 30 engineering design teams that students can join. Engineering design teams are an opportunity for students to apply what they learn in design courses into practice. The next generation […]