Alumni Awards

The Faculty of Applied Science is pleased and proud to recognize the achievements and contributions of its engineering alumni and community through three different awards.

The Faculty of Applied Science Dean’s Medal of Distinction

The Faculty of Applied Science Dean’s Medal of Distinction was created in 2015 to mark the celebration of the University of British Columbia and Applied Science’s 100th anniversary. The medal serves to recognize individuals who have brought high honour to the Faculty and/ or who have made long standing/ significant contributions to advance its vision, mission and mandate. In 2016, this medal was bestowed upon 100 distinguished individuals during the Faculty of Applied Science Centennial Celebration on April 14, 2016 and 13 individuals on March 30, 2017.

Nominations for 2018 Dean's Medal of Distinction and more information can be found here.


Engineering Alumni Awards

The Engineering Alumni Awards were presented to outstanding UBC Engineering alumnus/faculty for their contributions to the profession, the community, or society. April 2016 was the award's last recipients.

UBC Engineering Alumni Awards were bestowed in the following categories:

  • Lifetime Achievement (alumni)
  • Community Service (alumni)
  • Young Alumnus (alumni under 35 years)
  • Future Alumnus (current UBC Engineering students)
  • Emeriti Faculty (retired or emeriti)

View past recipients.


alumni UBC Achievement Awards

AAA 2017

UBC’s global alumni community includes thousands of accomplished people whose collective contributions are making the world a better place. Some stars, however, rise higher, shine brighter and earn the admiration of all around them. Does this description seem to bring to mind a graduate, student, faculty or friend of UBC who deserves to be recognized as a leader, advocate, artist or visionary?

View past winners and nomination information.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Tara Newell, Alumni Relations Coordinator, tara.newell@ubc.ca​ or 604-827-3870.