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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…

UBC Engineering Class of 2022: Meet four women working to engineer a more inclusive world

Jun 22, 2022 | 09:18am | Announcement

On June 23, Women in Engineering Day, we look to the women of the past, present, and future who work to make contributions to the field of engineering. 

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…

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.

Skin in the game: Engineering technology for a better future

May 31, 2022 | 10:32pm | Spotlight

I am a Biomedical Engineering graduate student, with my research focusing on soft sensors for artificial skin applications. I recently started my Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, after graduating from UBC with a M.A.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering…

What to do when you don’t know what to do

May 30, 2022 | 01:35pm | Spotlight

Hello, my name is Tony. I’m graduating in the summer of 2022 from Electrical Engineering in the Biomedical specialization with a minor in Physics. My five years at UBC has been characterized by an abundance of uncertainty about my future path, but…

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