David Riendl and Szandra Temesvari receive 2019 McEwen Teacher Award
Established by Dr. James McEwen (BASc ’71, PhD ’75), P.Eng, and his family in 2011, the McEwen Family Teacher Recognition Award is presented annually by the Faculty of Applied Science to recognize teachers that go above and beyond to ensure the success of their students — both academically and personally.
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Arpan Kandola, BASc '19, School of Engineering
Arpan Kandola was born and raised in Kelowna, British Columbia. He is a civil engineering graduate with a passion for tech, philanthropy and entrepreneurship. From a career-ending ACL injury that halted his journey as a competitive athlete to losing his father in 2017, Arpan has worked hard in the face of adversity to complete his degree and excel academically despite the many setbacks faced in the process. He is excited to take on the next chapter in life and encourage prospective students to study engineering.Read more
Meet Alexander Harmsen, B.A.Sc. '16, Engineering Physics
What has made your time at UBC the most memorable?
Being one of the first people on UBC Orbit, a Satellite Design team, joining the UBC Cryogenics and Life Extension Club, going on exchange to the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, traveling across the country with a drone strapped to our van, starting up UBC Unmanned Aircraft Systems and being President of Engineers Without Borders. But, most of all, just getting to meet so many other awesome people and making so many memories!
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APSC hosts first Paper Airplane Workshop and Challenge
Last Friday, APSC hosted its first Paper Airplane Workshop and Challenge — and it was a soaring success!
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 — aerodynamics; Rajeev Jaiman on bio-inspired flight; and Nicholas Hui, captain of the UBC AeroDesign team, on the key differences between designing full-sized wooden, and paper aircraft.