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Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service

Mary Jansepar, Materials Engineering, Assistant to the Head – Mary exemplifies what this award is about. Mary has been in the department for over 40 years and seen a lot of changes and challenges from working under 10 department heads. She is the unsung hero that keeps the day to day and year to year […]

Front row: Gane Wong, Elizabeth Croft, C.V. Chung, Pat Carney, Elaine Carty, Yusuf Altintas. Back row: Marc Parlange, Bjarni Tryggvason, Warren Poole, Martha Piper, Tagg Jefferson, Muhammad Iqbal, Haig Farris. (Photo credit: Martin Dee)

Applied Science: Dean’s Medal of Distinction

Warren Poole was awarded a Dean’s Medal of Distinction. The faculty recognized 13 individuals “who have brought high honor to the faculty and/or made longstanding contributions to the advancement of our vision, mission and mandate.”

Matthias Militzer is one of five UBC engineering professors to be awarded an NSERC Strategic Partnership Grant

Matthias Militzer is one of five UBC engineering professors to be awarded an NSERC Strategic Partnership Grant

Matthias Militzer, a professor of materials engineering, will lead an inter-university team to develop a new, interface-based approach for designing advanced next-generation high-strength steels that will enable the manufacture of lightweight cars. The project will also involve researchers from McGill and McMaster and three leading Canadian steel producers (ArcelorMittal Dofasco, Stelco, and Evraz Inc NA) […]

Opening for Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Materials and Mechanics

Opening for Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Materials and Mechanics

The Departments of Materials and Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus seek an outstanding individual for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Materials and Mechanics. Canada Research Chairs are targeted at experienced researchers who are acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their own fields. The position is targeted […]

Openings for Grad Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

Openings for Grad Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

We are seeking postdoctoral researchers and graduate students who are interested in developing and applying new hybrid computational approaches to study the interaction of solute atoms with solid/solid interfaces. Interface properties from atomistic simulations The project builds on previous work at UBC that provides insight into the physics of solute diffusion due to the presence […]