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Trio of major engineering conferences coming to Okanagan

Public invited to expert talks on earthquakes, information theory, materials science and more Leading experts in the fields of geotechnical engineering, information theory, and materials science are coming to the Okanagan in May and early June as the School of Engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus hosts three major conferences. Each of the conferences will feature […]

UBC honours outstanding teachers

A trio of outstanding teachers from the fields of biology, engineering and sociology were honoured with this year’s Teaching Excellence and…

UBC student recognized as exceptional woman in engineering

Third-year engineering student Audrey Siebert-Timmer is one of five women across Canada who will receive a $5,000 scholarship from the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF). Siebert-Timmer will travel to Halifax in May to receive her award. She will also serve as an ambassador of CEMF and present to youth at Okanagan high schools with the […]

UBC engineering students unveil novel design projects next week

Next week will be a busy time for engineering students at UBC’s Okanagan campus, as first-, second- and fourth-year students present major projects in three public showcases. Second-year Engineering students will race hovercraft they’ve designed and built next Thursday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the gymnasium at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Fourth-year […]

Awards recognize Okanagan engineering co-op student, faculty member, and employer

The School of Engineering is celebrating the success of co-op grads…

UBCO Gets Massively Powerful Microscope

Daily Courier Wed Mar 16 2011 Page: A1 By: Ron Seymour A new microscope — said to be one of the most powerful in Canada — will yield research and practical benefits at UBC’s Okanagan campus, officials say. The device will assist in the development of sophisticated micro-fabrication technologies for use in fields such as […]

Award-winning EUS Canstruction Team

Vancouver, Canada—February 22, 2011—Representatives from the UBC Okanagan campus Engineering Undergraduate Society participated in Canstruction, Inc. a nonprofit organization that holds annual design and build competitions to construct fantastic, giant sized, structures made entirely out of canned food. At the close of the competitions all of the food used in the structures is donated to […]

UBC students heading to Western Engineering Competition

Vancouver, Canada—January 25, 2011—Thirty-seven UBC Engineering students, including 17 from UBC’s Okanagan campus, are heading to Saskatoon to match their skills against talented engineering students from all over Western Canada this week.

Federal funds for strategic engineering research at UBC’s Okanagan campus

Kelowna, Canada—January 21, 2011—Two major research projects at UBC’s Okanagan campus have received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Strategic Project Grants Program.