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Celebrating the life of Dr. Martha Salcudean

Celebrating the life of Dr. Martha Salcudean

Dr. Martha Salcudean was a professor emerita who served as Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UBC from 1985 to 1993. She passed away on 17 July 2019. Professor Salcudean was born in Romania. At the age of 10, Martha and her parents were interned in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where they survived […]

Mech Faculty featured in APSC Paper Airplane Workshop + Competition

Mech Faculty featured in APSC Paper Airplane Workshop + Competition

On Friday, March 29th, the Faculty of Applied Science hosted a paper airplane workshop and competition, with insights shared by several Mechanical Engineering faculty members: Attendees were first treated to four brief but fascinating talks: Dean James Olson on the history and properties of paper; Pete Ostafichuk on paper airplane — or, to be more precise, paper glider — […]