Alumni profiles

Our co-op students and graduates are working all over the world in countries such as Germany, Japan, Australia and Malaysia as well as throughout Canada and the United States.

Recent graduates:

Some of our alumni share their careers to date and highlights along the way. To contribute to this section, please contact Mary Jansepar – we would love to hear from you.

Adrian Daniel, BASc 2007

I started as a Junior Metallurgist for a small mining company developing a gold mine on the Canadian Arctic coast. As a way to break me in to the company, I was sent to the Con Mine in Yellowknife to help with the reclamation there, in mainly water treatment and the removal of arsenic trioxide […]

Darren Bromley, BASc 2004, MASc 2008

During my undergrad studies, the co-op program introduced me to my current employer, Powertech Labs. I have been involved in an assortment of failure analyses and metallurgical investigations, as well as standard and customized mechanical testing. With Powertech’s support, I returned to UBC eight months after graduation to obtain my masters degree. By studying test […]

Rajen Sidhu, BASc 2003

I went on to Arizona State University (ASU) in June 2003 to complete my PhD in Material Science and Engineering, focussing on the thermo-mechanical behaviour of lead-free solders for microelectronic packaging technology. After graduating from ASU in June of 2007, I began working at Intel Corporation as a Senior Packaging Engineer. I am in the […]

Jessica Mager, BASc 2002

Since graduating from UBC with a Bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering in 2002, I have had three jobs with different employers. I interviewed with Northwest Mettech in Richmond during my final year of studies and secured an engineering position with them upon graduation. It was great to have a job waiting for me during the […]

Jennifer Cutting, BASc 2002

Hi. My name’s Jen and I graduated from UBC Materials Engineering in 2002. During my final year, I was hired by Chevron Canada to work as a Maintenance Engineer at their Burnaby oil refinery. The refinery processes 55,000 barrels per day of crude oil into various petroleum products, including much of the gasoline in Vancouver. […]