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Rio Tinto Alcan renews research support for Chair

Aluminum giant Rio Tinto Alcan has renewed its research support for the Chair in Materials Process Engineering, currently held by Materials Engineering Professor and Department Head Warren Poole, with grant-in-aid support of $335,000 over the next five years. Through Rio Tinto Alcan’s support, Poole and his team will delve into their latest research project, entitled […]

CEAB renews MTRL accreditation

The Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) has renewed its accreditation of the UBC Department of Materials Engineering’s undergraduate program for the next six years, reflecting the high standard and success of the program. The Department’s program has long been accredited by the CEAB and was found to continue to offer one of the top materials […]