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BC invests $25M into new School of Biomedical Engineering facility

Jun 13, 2022 | 08:29am | Announcement

UBC is building a new purpose-built facility for the school, aided by this $25 million grant from the Government of British Columbia. The province’s investment will result in better health care for all British Columbians.

Pursuing my passion in building a sustainable future

Jun 09, 2022 | 10:13am | Spotlight

I was born and raised in Hong Kong, studied high school and university in the UK, and had previously worked in the UK and Hong Kong.

Beyond Mechanical Engineering and into the unknown

Jun 02, 2022 | 10:21am | Spotlight

As I was starting my degree at the School of Engineering, I really had no idea what career I wanted once I finished. But what I did have was an overwhelming number of ideas of what my career could be, like working with renewable energy technologies…

Skin in the game: Engineering technology for a better future

May 31, 2022 | 10:32pm | Spotlight

I am a Biomedical Engineering graduate student, with my research focusing on soft sensors for artificial skin applications. I recently started my Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, after graduating from UBC with a M.A.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering…

UBC-Fraunhofer Collaboration agreement in industrial digital transformation 

May 30, 2022 | 12:19pm | Announcement

The UBC Faculty of Applied Science and the Fraunhofer’s Institute for Experimental Software Engineering and Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology have set up a research collaboration in the field of industrial digital transformation.

Self-engineering: finding purpose for myself and my career

May 25, 2022 | 09:14pm | Spotlight

I’ve been at UBC for a long time! I completed my Bachelor of Applied Science degree at UBC (including a year of co-op) before going straight into the Master of Applied Science program. UBC has felt like a second home to me these past seven years and…

From micro to biome: designing across scales and silos

May 22, 2022 | 07:19pm | Spotlight

With an exceptional interest in the natural world, stemming from her upbringing on a remote coastal island in B.C., Isla holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental Sciences as well as an Honours undergraduate degree in Environmental Design (now…

Developing a sensing platform from the bottom-up

May 20, 2022 | 07:17pm | Spotlight

I am a PhD student from University of British Columbia – Okanagan campus. During my studies I had the chance to learn, develop, travel, and present my research on microwave sensing technology to a wide audience.  I grew up in Edmonton, Alberta and…

Mine waste management: not exactly a waste of time

May 18, 2022 | 01:33pm | Spotlight

UBC Mining Engineering Masters graduate Tenaya Brown aims to be at the forefront of engineering safe, ethical, and economic mines that practice excellent stewardship of the environment and reflect the values of the communities they are operated in.

UBC Engineering set record high for student work placements in 2021

Feb 24, 2022 | 08:16pm | Announcement

In 2021, UBC Engineering students secured the highest number of work terms in the co-op program's history. The achievement suggests that UBC continues to be a top choice for employers seeking engineering talent.

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