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Wall Awards – Apply by Apr 30, 2024

Wall Awards  Graduate awards, ranging in value from $25,000 (for Master’s students) to $30,000 (for PhD students), have been made available through the Peter Wall Legacy Fund, an endowment established by Peter Wall, for graduate students whose research relates to one of three specific areas of interest: sustainable approaches to and development of the general […]

UBC MECH mourns the passing of Professor Emeritus G.W. "Bud" Homsy

Mourning the passing of Professor Emeritus Bud Homsy

It is with great sadness that the Department of Mechanical Engineering mourns the passing of Professor Emeritus G. M. “Bud” Homsy on March 12, 2024. He was a valued colleague, mentor, and friend at UBC Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics from 2010 to 2014, and as Deputy Director of UBC’s Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences. […]

Defence: Chung-Yu (Harkat) Tai – Apr 16, 2024 | 9:30 AM | CEME 2003

Model-based Spindle Health Monitoring Candidate: Chung-Yu (Harkat) Tai Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2024 Time: 9:30 AM Location: Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building (CEME) Room 2003

Join us for the NAME Student Design Celebration on April 25!

Apr 25 | NAME Student Design Celebration

Join us April 25 for our Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering student design showcase! Enjoy an evening of networking and dinner with industry colleagues, our alumni, and faculty members at the University Golf Club, while our NAME Master of Engineering students present their final ship design projects to Vancouver’s maritime industry. Learn what they’ve achieved […]

Interaction of Turbulent Boundary Layers with Compliant Surfaces

Apr 18 | Distinguished Seminar: Interaction of Turbulent Boundary Layers with Compliant Surfaces

In this MECH Distinguished Seminar on April 18, we welcome guest speaker Dr. Joseph Katz from Johns Hopkins University. Join us in CEME 2202 from 12 – 1 pm to hear his talk, “Interaction of Turbulent Boundary Layers with Compliant Surfaces.”

Apr 11 | Design & Innovation Day

Come see our students showcase their final capstone projects, in this celebration of student design! Design and Innovation Day is an annual showcase in which UBC Engineering students present their projects through interactive exhibits and hands-on demonstrations. Engineering students undertake a year-long capstone, design or research project that offers innovative solutions to real-world problems. At […]

Schmidt Science Fellowships – Apply by Apr 10, 2024 (8 AM)

Schmidt Science Fellowships The Schmidt Science Fellows program provides the world’s best emerging scientists with new skills and perspectives to develop novel solutions to society’s challenges, become scientific and societal thought leaders, and accelerate ground-breaking discoveries.  The program is looking for the brightest minds in the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering, and computing who are interested […]

Mar 28 | Dr. Gwynn Elfring – The hydrodynamics of active matter in inhomogeneous environments

Mar 28 | Dr. Gwynn Elfring – The hydrodynamics of active matter in inhomogeneous environments

Join us on March 28 for a Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship public lecture by Dr. Gwynn Elfring, on the hydrodynamics of active matter in inhomogeneous environments. Active matter is a term used to describe matter that is composed of a large number of self-propelled active ‘particles’, such as a flock of birds, or even the […]