Our Department

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has a long and successful history of teaching, research, and collaboration with industry and science. Home to over 45 faculty members with internationally-recognized expertise, many have served in UBC Applied Science leadership, hold Canada and Industry Research Chairs, and are Killam Teaching Prize winners. Our dedicated team of administrative, student services, and technical staff support our students and researchers as they pursue academic excellence and scientific innovation.

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Discover the Department’s vision, learn about our history, and much more.

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Career Opportunities

Browse the Department’s career openings, including faculty, staff and student staff opportunities.

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Faculty & Staff Directory

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Awards, Chairs & Professorships

Learn about our award-winning faculty expertise.

Student Resources

Find resources for students and reach our advisors, student services and administrative teams.

Technical Services

Access facilities including the Machine Shop, MakerSpace, Electronics Shop & Lab, and learn about technical services for students and researchers.

Safety at MECH

Find safety training, procedures, resources, and connect with the Local Safety Team.


Learn about Committees working to serve our students, faculty and staff on issues like EDI.I, sustainability, and industry alignment.