Manufacturing engineering student makes difference in aerospace engineering

Jul 06, 2022 | 02:31am | Spotlight

Year: 3rd Year I am very thankful to be a team member of UBC Rocket where I learned many hands-on skills such as playing with fire, water and electricity as well as playing with machines such as the lathe, the mill and the water jet cutter. I also…

Turning skyscrapers into trees

Jul 04, 2022 | 12:26pm | Announcement

After years of research, a wood scientist, a mechanical engineer, and a chemical engineer have invented a new way to protect cities from climate change: turning buildings into giant trees.

Will Hughes appointed Director, School of Engineering

Jul 04, 2022 | 08:00am | Announcement

The Faculty of Applied Science is pleased to announce that Professor Will Hughes has been appointed Director for the School of Engineering at UBC Okanagan for a five-year term commencing July 1, 2022.

Pursuing my passion in building a sustainable future

Jun 09, 2022 | 10:13am | Spotlight

I was born and raised in Hong Kong, studied high school and university in the UK, and had previously worked in the UK and Hong Kong.

Its the not the destination, it's the journey

Jun 06, 2022 | 05:00pm | Spotlight

IGEN students choose electives, forming a major and a minor in two engineering disciplines; I chose Mechanical and Computer Engineering, respectively. Through my degree, I was fortunate to have broad work, design team, and volunteer experiences!  

Embracing opportunity from the transistor to the world

Jun 06, 2022 | 01:19am | Spotlight

I am graduating from computer engineering this year having found an interest in computer architecture and machine learning. I grew up in Vancouver and attended high school on campus at the University Transition Program. 

Beyond Mechanical Engineering and into the unknown

Jun 02, 2022 | 10:21am | Spotlight

As I was starting my degree at the School of Engineering, I really had no idea what career I wanted once I finished. But what I did have was an overwhelming number of ideas of what my career could be, like working with renewable energy technologies…

UBC Civil Engineering researchers say the e-bikes are alright

Jun 02, 2022 | 09:00am | Announcement

In one of the first large-scale studies to measure the real-world usage of electric bikes, UBC Civil Engineering researchers found most other road users are comfortable sharing cycling lanes and off-street paths with these new modes of transport.

Governor General’s Gold Medal awarded to ECE PhD Student Mohammad Jafari

Jun 01, 2022 | 01:41pm | Announcement

UBC Engineering PhD student Mohammad Jafari was awarded the 2022 Governor General’s Gold Medal. This prestigious award goes to the graduating doctoral student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record in their year.

UBC Engineering grad plans to channel passion for AI to innovate health-care

Jun 01, 2022 | 08:00am | Announcement

UBC Engineering Physics graduating student Tyler Lum believes he can use robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to solve problems in the infrastructure of public health-care, including using AI to improve medical imaging to detect disease quickly.

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