By Sam Charles on April 20, 2007
UBC Mechanical Engineering students are helping FormaShape – one of North America’s largest manufacturers of composite fibreglass and fibre-reinforced plastic – find innovative ways to make manufacturing simpler. Partnering with UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science and the UBC University-Industry Liaison Office, FormaShape has invited five students enrolled in UBC’s fourth-year Capstone Design Project course to […]
By Sam Charles on April 6, 2006
Faculty of Applied Science, The University of British Columbia—First-year engineering students at UBC Okanagan have been learning what it’s really like to be an engineer. The end-of-term design project for Engineering Fundamentals (APSC 170) consisted of a team-based competition in which students designed a machine to transport a ball through a multi-challenge course. The challenges […]
By Sam Charles on February 18, 2005
KELOWNA — Engineering starts at UBC Okanagan in September 2005, when the first 60 students enter the innovative new Engineering One first-year program that will eventually lead to four-year degrees graduating up to 180 students per year, Deputy Vice Chancellor Barry McBride announced today.