German President's visit to UBC highlights clean energy and climate change solutions
UBC Applied Science research is making waves - with the President of Germany visiting UBC to see the practical solutions that Applied Science researchers are developing to address complex challenges like climate change and clean energy.
UBC remembers École Polytechnique 34 years later
Memorials were held on both UBC campuses today for the 14 women who were killed at École Polytechnique de Montréal on December 6, 1989.
UBC engineering graduate receives the 2023 Order of the White Rose
Amelia Dai, a UBC chemical and biological engineering graduate, is the ninth recipient of the Order of the White Rose Scholarship. The annual $50,000 scholarship pays tribute to 14 women whose lives were lost at on December 6, 1989.
Shoring wall collapse at B.C. condo development raises questions about quality of work
Times Colonist | | Media coverage
Civil engineering professor Dr. Perry Adebar commented on the collapse of a shoring wall at the development site of a high-rise condo in Coquitlam.
UBC Okanagan's new Master of Design builds leadership potential
Castanet | | Media coverage
UBCO's faculty of creative and critical studies, school of engineering and Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences created an interdisciplinary master of design degree.
COP28: British Columbians seeking solutions in Dubai
Radio-Canada | | Media coverage
Chemical and biological engineering master’s student Muhammad Huzaifa commented on the UN’s climate change conference held in Dubai.
UBC Okanagan’s new Master of Design builds leadership potential
UBC Okanagan's new Master of Design is a 12-month, full-time professional graduate level program that blends critical design thinking, creative practice and engineering principles within a culture of innovation and sustainable entrepreneurship.
Dow Chemical announces $11.5-billion project in Alberta
The Globe and Mail | | Media coverage
Chemical and biological engineering professor Dr. Johan Foster said Canada needs to invest more in developing alternatives to fossil-fuel-based materials.
Encouraging empathetic engineers who will make a positive impact on the world
UBC Today | | Media coverage
UBC Okanagan School of Engineering's Dr. Ray Taheri utilizes project-based learning and humanitarian work to inspire his students to use their education to change lives for the better.
UBC mechanical engineering graduate named 2024 Rhodes Scholar
Phoebe Cheung, a mechanical engineering graduate from the University of British Columbia, has been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship for this year.