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December 20, 2023
Indigenous Graduate Fellowships competition Each fellowship provides a stipend of $18,200 per year for Doctoral students or a stipend of $16,175 per year for Master’s students. Additionally, IGF recipients are eligible to receive tuition funding. Tuition funding will not exceed the current value of the standard Doctoral or Master’s degree tuition fees. In all cases, continued fellowship support is conditional on […]
December 7, 2023
This article originally appeared on Applied Science News. Phoebe Cheung, a mechanical engineering graduate from the University of British Columbia, has been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship for this year Phoebe Cheung, a mechanical engineering graduate from the University of British Columbia, has been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship for this year. One of eleven […]
December 7, 2023
UBYSSEY: Twice a week for an hour and a half, broken pasta flies across a classroom as conversations about torsion and solid mechanics float out the door. You’d be forgiven for thinking this was a typical engineering class, but not one student in the classroom is an engineering student. That class is APSC 366, an engineering course for […]
December 1, 2023
FINANCIAL POST: Mechanical engineering professor Dr. Yusuf Altintas says that AI and automation can improve the lives of engineers if used correctly. | Robots and AI are taking over factory floors, but manufacturing still needs the human touch (subscription required to view).
November 30, 2023
Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships The Mackenzie King Open Scholarship is open to graduates of any Canadian university who engage in (commence or continue) graduate study (master’s or doctoral) in any field, in Canada or elsewhere. One Open Scholarship is awarded annually. The value has lately been $12,000 but is subject to change. The Mackenzie King […]
November 27, 2023
Dr. Steve Feng has been reappointed as Head of UBCV’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Feng will start his second term as Head when he returns from leave on July 1, 2024. Read Dean Olson’s announcement of the reappointments of Dr. Feng and SCARP’s Dr. Heather Campbell.
November 20, 2023
UBC MAGAZINE: High five – These UBC students are shaping a better world. “If you ask Alyona Glazyrina why she decided to pursue aerospace engineering, she will say “Star Trek.” She had wanted to be an archaeologist, but after discovering the cult TV show, her life changed.”
November 15, 2023
Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship Program offers a three-year leadership program designed to train Engaged Leaders, equipping doctoral candidates with the skills to translate their ideas into action, for the betterment of their communities, Canada, and the world. At least 12 doctoral Scholars are selected each year and receive generous funding for […]
Nov 30 – Seminar by Dr. Naomi Zimmerman: From Concentrations to Context – Translating Air Quality Data into Meaningful Outputs
November 15, 2023
As part of our Fall Department Seminar Series, Dr. Naomi Zimmerman’s talk will give an overview of different data treatment and modelling strategies used to measure air quality in complex real-world contexts, and generating outputs that are interpretable and actionable for user groups.
November 14, 2023
UBC Mechanical Engineering alumnus Francis Pun has been honoured with one of Applied Science’s 2023 Dean’s Medal of Distinction. Awarded to members of the Applied Science community, the Dean’s Medal of Distinction recognizes outstanding contributions to the Faculty’s member disciplines and mission. Pun is one of seven awardees being celebrated for their impact. Francis Pun […]