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April 9, 2021 Instagram Post

If you are interested in the aerospace, robotics, artificial intelligence or automotive industries then MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING might be the perfect choice as a specialization. Learn more at https://engineering.ok.ubc.ca/2019/05/24/why-manufacturing-engineering-is-the-right-fit-for-you/

April 8, 2021 Instagram Post

Pulp mill waste hits the road instead of the landfill. Waste materials from the pulp and paper industry have long been seen as possible fillers for building products like cement, but for years these materials have ended up in the landfill. Now, researchers at UBC Okanagan are developing guidelines to use this waste for road construction in an environmentally friendly manner. Learn more at https://news.ok.ubc.ca/2021/04/08/ubco-researchers-find-a-new-use-for-waste/

April 8, 2021 Instagram Post

Understand the importance of STEM education for Indigenous youth in Canada during a webinar, on April 15 from 12pm-1:30pm PDT, hosted by the UBC Okanagan Office of the Provost and the Faculty of Health and Social Development featuring Dr. Jane Philpott, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Director of the School of Medicine at Queen’s University and Dr. Jason Pennington, Assistant Professor, General Surgery at the University of Toronto. RSVP at: https://events.ok.ubc.ca/event/stem-education-for-indigenous-youth-in-canada/

April 7, 2021 Instagram Post

Today is UBC Giving Day! If you have the means, UBCO Motorsports could use your support. UBCO Motorsports Match Individual gifts to UBCO Motorsports on April 7 up to $10,000 will be matched by the Shaunessy Family Foundation. Learn more at https://givingday.ubc.ca/18081/givingday2021/106041/ubco-motorsports

March 31, 2021 Instagram Post

Staff and faculty at the School of Engineering were recognized today during the (pandemic-delayed) 2019-20 School of Engineering Staff and Faculty Awards Presentation. Learn more about the recipients and their accomplishments at https://engineering.ok.ubc.ca/2021/03/31/2019-20-faculty-and-staff-awards-of-excellence/

March 29, 2021 Instagram Post

Community members and students are welcome to attend a virtual talk entitled “Meditations on Spacetime & Indigeneity” featuring Corey Gray of the Siksika Nation on April 1 at 5pm. Corey is the lead operator at LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory) Hanford Observatory, and part of a group of researchers that confirmed the existence of gravitational waves, marking a major discovery for the fields of physics and astronomy. The event is hosted by UBC Okanagan’s Aboriginal Programs & Services. Register by March 30 at https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9FQOkrri1r0gmlU

March 26, 2021 Instagram Post

Manufacturing Engineering students @UBCOSOE are taking advantage of learning high-level production management skills in MANF 270. Learn how at https://engineering.ok.ubc.ca/2021/03/25/being-a-lean-thinker/

March 24, 2021 Instagram Post

Check out the UBC Emerging Media Lab Spring Showcase March 31 from 3:30-4:30pm PDT to explore innovative educational tools with emerging tech like VR and AR. Learn about EML’s projects from the creators themselves, from ideation to prototype and beyond. Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ubc-emerging-media-lab-spring-2021-showcase-tickets-145790981751

March 24, 2021 Instagram Post

School of Engineering Undergraduate Engineering Advisors are available for drop-in meetings Tuesday mornings & Thursday afternoons (PDT). Drop-in details and zoom links available at https://soeadvising.ok.ubc.ca/academic-advising/

March 23, 2021 Instagram Post

IEEE Vancouver Section are inviting applications for three available scholarships. The award competition is open to undergraduate and graduate IEEE student members within the Vancouver Section’s geographic area (BC Province, excluding Vancouver Island). Detailed information on each of these scholarships and the application process are covered in the attached document. Scholarship information can also be found on the Vancouver Section website: https://vancouver.ieee.ca/about-ieee/scholarships/. E-mail applications should be sent to michael.fujiwara@ieee.org with a copy sent to your IEEE Student Branch Councillor. The deadline for submission of applications is April 30, 2021. Successful applicants will be contacted by May 21, 2021 via email.

March 17, 2021 Instagram Post

Need some support in your online courses? @ubcostudents provides a free, and easy to access, student learning hub along with free online tutoring. Access tutoring at

March 16, 2021 Instagram Post

School of Engineering researcher Jian Liu discusses advancements in new battery technology.

March 15, 2021 Instagram Post

The Term 2 course withdrawal deadline has been extended to Apr 14 by 11:59pm PST. Students wishing to withdraw from a course must submit an online request through https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6htChSGtyiC8hnv. Alternatively, students can reach out to School of Engineering Academic Advising at https://soeadvising.ok.ubc.ca

March 6-8, 2021 Instagram Posts

March 8 is International Women’s Day. Leading up to the day, we are featuring profiles of some @UBCOSOE female students and faculty. Read more about women in engineering at UBC Okanagan at https://engineering.ok.ubc.ca/women-in-engineering/ #ChoosetoChallenge | #IWD2021

March 4, 2021 Instagram Post

First article published by Cigdem Eskicioglu as part of her NSERC/Metro Vancouver IRC. The research is an international collaboration with LBR-INRA (France) led by Dr. Eskicioglu. Read more https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2021/GC/D0GC04092D#!divAbstract

March 4, 2021 Instagram Post

Three School of Engineering researchers among the newly announced 2021 Principal’s Research Chairs (PRC) at UBC Okanagan. The PRC program provides internal funding support for top-tier researchers engaged in outstanding research or creative scholarship. Congratulations to Shahria Alam, Jian Liu, and Lisa Tobber. Learn more at research.ok.ubc.ca/2021/01/14/202

March 3, 2021 Instagram Post

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: The brand-new @UBCOSOE Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Impact Fund is seeking proposals from student-led start-ups that solve real-world problems. 3 selected teams each earn $10k and are paired with a mentor. Deadline is Apr 11/21. Details and more information available at https://engineering.ok.ubc.ca/student-resources/innovation-and-impact-dean-fund/

March 3, 2021 Instagram Post

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY: Join the electrical, mechanical, & manufacturing industry night on March 10 from 5pm – 6:30pm PST. RSVP at https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0967mtDpLljL5aK