School of Engineering
By Bud Mortenson on May 13, 2011
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 […]
By Bud Mortenson on April 29, 2011
A trio of outstanding teachers from the fields of biology, engineering and sociology were honoured...
By Jody Jacob on April 15, 2011
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 […]
By Bud Mortenson on April 1, 2011
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 […]
By Jody Jacob on March 22, 2011
The School of Engineering is celebrating the success of this year's engineering co-op graduates as part of National Cooperative Educational Week (Mar. 21 to 25).
By Bud Mortenson on March 18, 2011
As World Water Day approaches on March 22, UBC experts are available to comment on pressing global issues related to water, including: Water quality and conservation Water use and consumption Water security and politics Privatization and pricing Climate change implications Glaciology and hydrology OKANAGAN CAMPUS Asst. Prof. Mina Hoorfar School of Engineering, Okanagan campus Tel: […]
By Bud Mortenson on January 24, 2011
A team of 17 engineering students from UBC's Okanagan campus are heading to Saskatoon to match their skills against talented engineering students from all over Western Canada this week. It's the first time students from UBC's Okanagan campus have attended the Western Engineering Competition (WEC). Now in its 26th year, the WEC runs Wednesday through […]
By Bud Mortenson on 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. One of the projects will help develop novel materials for the next generation of Canada’s CANDU nuclear reactors, and the other is aimed at developing sustainable solutions for converting […]
By Jody Jacob on January 5, 2011
Engineering students at UBC's Okanagan campus have received $5,000 to establish a work space for electronic prototyping...