Manufacturing

2019 Summer Research Recap

2019 Summer Research Recap

The 2019 Summer Terms featured a number of noteworthy research-related achievements in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. New Canada Research Chairs The department received the addition of two new Canada Research Chairs (CRC): Xiaoliang Jin CRC in Advanced Manufacturing, Tier 2 Naomi Zimmerman CRC in Sustainability, Tier 2 The Canada Research Chairs Program designed Tier […]

Dr. Yusuf Altintas named one of UBC’s Distinguished University Scholars

Dr. Yusuf Altintas named one of UBC’s Distinguished University Scholars

MECH professor Yusuf Altintas was recently named a UBC Distinguished University Scholar (DUS) for 2016. Each year, the Distinguished University Scholar (DUS) program recognizes exceptional faculty members who have distinguished themselves as scholars in research, teaching and learning. This distinction is granted for five years, and is renewable once, and includes a one-time $20,000 research […]

Big NSERC gains for UBC advanced manufacturing research

Big NSERC gains for UBC advanced manufacturing research

UBC mechanical engineering professor Yusuf Altintas, P.Eng., has been awarded one of four 2016 Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), valued at $5.5 million over five years. The recipients were announced on October 19, 2016 at Carleton University by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, and the Honourable […]