Congratulations November 2020 Graduates!

November 2020 Virtual Graduation Reception & Guestbook

Congratulations to the class of 2020! We’re excited for you to celebrate your university achievements, and to embark on your next chapter and the bright future ahead.

If you couldn’t make the Virtual Graduation Reception and Awards Ceremony on November 23rd, you can watch the recording here. It features words from Department Head Dr. Steve Feng, as well as special guest Dean James Olson, and and a toast to the graduating class by NAME  graduate and SNAME Chair Jasbir Singh. Faculty members Professor Jon Mikkelsen, Dr. Chris McKesson, Dr. Clarence da Silva, Dr. Gary Schajer, Dr. Sheldon Green, Dr. Yusuf Altintas also offer their congratulatory messages to our November 2020 graduates!

We also have a guestbook below, and we welcome everyone to leave a message of congratulations for our graduates.


Graduate Academic Achievement Awards

These awards are given to graduate students who have achieved an overall average throughout their program of above 90%.

    • Johnathen Baldwin
    • Janica Echavez
    • Lennon Huang
    • Kyle Manson
    • Jacob Morrison
    • Hadyan Ramadhan
    • Hoda Talebian
    • Phillip Wampold

Leadership Awards

These awards are given to students who have continually excelled in providing leadership and inspiration to their peers throughout their degree, and recognize student contributions to the engineering community.

Johnathen Baldwin – MEng, NAME
Polar Corvette Project
Janica Echavez – MEng, NAME
Mariclean project and NAME 592 BC Ferries data project
Wilson Hsu – BASc
UBC Solar, Club Mech, EUS
Vincent Loputra – MEng, NAME
NAME program support
Kyle Manson – MEng, NAME
NAME peer mentorship
Anupam Saha – MEng, NAME
NAME program development
Jasbir Singh – MEng, NAME
SNAME student section
Hoda Talebian – PhD
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Association (MEGA)
Phillip Wampold – MEng, NAME
Performance Yacht Design
Clay Wirsing – MEng, NAME
UBC Sailbot


Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Design Award

The Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Design Award recognizes outstanding accomplishments in engineering design for the NAME MEng final ship design project, which was presented to members of industry.

The PHK-20 Team

Project: “Performance Expedition Yacht”

Team members:

    • Kyle Manson
    • Harshdeep Reen
    • Phillip Wampold

Congratulations to the award winners and to all of our graduates on their achievements! Welcome to the UBC and Mechanical Engineering alumni community!


Thank you to everyone who has left a message in our guestbook for the graduating class of 2020!


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