Women in Engineering

Student-athlete is a force on and off the court

Jan 18, 2023 | Spotlight

Student-athlete Hellen Lacava is a force on and off the court as she pursues her dual passions for volleyball and engineering.

Lisa Tobber - Structural Systems

Dec 13, 2022 | Spotlight

Position: Assistant ProfessorCampus: UBC OkanaganProgram: Civil Engineering

Permanent 14 Not Forgotten memorial unveiled at UBC Okanagan

Dec 06, 2022 | Announcement

A permanent memorial was unveiled at UBC Okanagan today, in memory of the 14 women whose lives were lost in the École Polytechnique massacre on December 6, 1989. The new art installation unveiling was part of UBCO's annual 14 Not Forgotten…

Moving toward a sustainable world

Nov 29, 2022 | Spotlight

I was born and raised in China and spent 5 years at UBC doing a major in Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE), and minor in Commerce. During my time as a CHBE student, I found my passion in renewable energy and other solutions to environmental…

Two Engineering faculty members receive Dean's Awards

Nov 28, 2022 | Announcement

Prof. Carol Jaeger (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Dr. Sabine Weyand (UBC Okanagan School of Engineering) are two of the 2022 Dean's Faculty Awards for Service.

Engineering is an opportunity to make a difference

Nov 09, 2022 | Spotlight

Building and being part of a community has always been really important to me, which is one reason I’ve really enjoyed my work as Vice-President of Student Life with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Undergraduate Society.

Spending a co-op term working with the geology team on BC’s Site C hydro dam is just one of Katrijn Bjornson’s highlights at UBC Engineering

Nov 07, 2022 | Spotlight

“UBC has a lot of programs to support Indigenous students and they are working to better integrate Indigenous views in engineering. I’m excited about these changes.”

From coding for the first time to finding her community: International student Jasia Azreen shares her experience at UBC Engineering

Nov 02, 2022 | Spotlight

After learning about each of UBC’s 14 engineering specializations in first year, Jasia Azreen discovered electrical engineering was the path for her. “The engineering community is a definite highlight of the program.”

Why new research in concrete could save BC homes

Oct 20, 2022 | Announcement

Structural engineer Dr. Lisa Tobber from UBC's Faculty of Applied Science is researching how to make concrete buildings safer and more resilient. She is receiving the BC Housing Professorship in Resilient Reinforced Concrete Buildings for her…

Women in Engineering

Oct 17, 2022 | Landing page

Engineers are changing the world. And UBC Engineering is the place to be if you want to use your problem-solving skills to build a better future – for yourself, your community and our planet.

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