Physics Student Association – Upcoming Events

The Physics Student Association has been busy planning some fantastic events this year. Last week, they invited Carl Michal, Physicist from UBC to talk about his research on NMR brain imaging. EGBC and NETWORKING EVENT Tuesday, February 26th (rescheduled from February 12th), Andrea Michaud, Student Coordinator for Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC) will speak … Read more

UBC Engineering & Architecture Open House NOV 24

Saturday, NOV 24, 2018 10:00 – 4:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus – Fred Kaiser Building Students, parents, and family welcome! Meet current UBC Engineering and Architecture students, esteemed faculty and knowledgeable advisors Tour labs, attend presentations and check out the exciting demonstrations, all while learning about their programs Get your questions answered – questions about … Read more

Engineering graduate school fair at UBC – OCT 3/18

The engineering graduate school fair at UBC is a part of the Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium. Representatives from UBC and the universities of Toronto, McGill, Waterloo, Queen’s, McMaster and Alberta will be on hand to answer questions about their graduate programs. Register today and meet with experts, faculty and students from Canada’s top graduate engineering … Read more

Perrin Waldock and Tessa Webb off to London, UK this summer!

On March 29th our shortlisted candidates presented their research topic of choice to a large audience including the Faculty of Science selection panel. All 3 presentations were spectacular which made for a difficult decision for our panel! We are excited to announce that Perrin Waldock and Tessa Webb were selected to represent UFV at the … Read more

What do robotic arms, fetch bots, heart beat monitors and guitar amps have in common? The UFV Mechatronics Program!

On December 5, 2016 Professor Tim Cooper‘s Physics 111 Mechanics class welcomed a few of Professor Lin Long‘s students in the Engineering Physics Diploma/Mechatronics program. The students displayed their course projects from ENPH 310 Analog Electronics and ENPH 320 Digital Electronics. Jap Gill demonstrating his Robotic Arm which has been programed to pick up specific … Read more

Claudio Arato, P.Eng returns to UFV to present ‘Ethics in Engineering’ – Nov 28/16

Claudio Arato, an experienced P.Eng with a passion for ethics in engineering will be visiting UFV again! Last year his event drew over 50+ students and covered many interesting topics. This year’s event will delve deeper into ethical quandaries that may present themselves to engineers. “Ethics are of utmost importance to engineers and scientists. Using … Read more

APEG-BC/EIT Info Session with Jason Ong – Nov 24, 2016

The Physics Student Association has invited Jason Ong APEG-BC Manager of Member-In-Training Programs to speak about the process of registering as an EIT. He will be giving advice to students who hope to become engineers. This is an exciting opportunity to network with APEG-BC members and learn how to become an engineer. When: Thursday, November … Read more

UFV Physics & Engineering students visit D-Wave Quantum Computing in Burnaby

Last week a group of over 20 Physics and Engineering students had the opportunity to tour one of the premier physics facilities in the lower mainland. D-Wave Quantum Computing Company is located in Burnaby, BC. D-Wave was founded in 1999 with the goal of making practical quantum computing a reality. For 5 years the company … Read more

“Who’s Who in Science” featuring Dr. Lin Long, Engineering and Physics

Who’s who in Science … Dr. Lin Long joined UFV in 2010. She is the Co-chair of the EPDM Program in the Physics Department. She teaches engineering courses in the EPDM program and first-year physics courses. Personal I grew up on an island surrounded by rivers in the middle region of China. My father was … Read more

New Science program – Engineering Physics Diploma in Mechatronics

Approved for Fall 2014 Contact Email: Tim Cooper Website: History The UFV Diploma in Engineering Physics with a specialization in mechatronics is a new program unique to UFV, and has been approved to commence in the fall of 2014. It has been designed from the ground up with students in mind, specifically those students … Read more