Are you a physics student thinking about grad school? NOV 1/17 @ 1:30 PM

The Department of Physics at UFV is pleased to announce that the Physics Grad Coordinator from Simon Fraser University will be providing information on their grad program. This talk will definitely be of interest to upper level Physics students, so please mark your calendar! WHEN: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 TIME: 1:30 PM WHERE: Room A353, … Read more

Engineering & Mechatronics Information Session NOV 29/17

Please join us for an informative session [highlight]open to high school students, parents, and counsellors[/highlight]. Topics will include: Program Options – Engineering Transfer and Engineering Physics Timelines, deadlines, the registration process, fees and costs Career Opportunities WHEN: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 TIME: 5:30 – 6:45 pm WHERE: Abbotsford Campus, Building B, Room B101 REGISTRATION REQUIRED! … Read more

Quantum Computing with UFV Alumnus, Timothy Richards NOV 17/17

The Physics Student Association at UFV have partnered with the Computing Student Association and are pleased to present Timothy Richards, MSc Candidate from Simon Fraser University. Tim graduated from UFV in 2014. He received his BSc in Physics. If you’re interested in Quantum Computing, this talk is definitely for you! WHEN: Friday, NOVEMBER 17, 2017 TIME: … Read more

Astronomy with UBC Professor, Dr. Jaymie Matthews NOV 9 @ 4PM

The Physics Student Association (PSA) and the Biology & Chemistry Students Association (BCSA) have partnered to bring Dr. Jaymie Matthews, Astronomer and Mission Scientist from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of British Columbia to UFV to speak about none other than Astronomy! WHEN: Thursday, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 TIME: 4:00 PM WHERE: Abbotsford … Read more

Mechatronics option adds experiential learning to science program – UFV Today

Senior physics students and their projects were featured in UFV Today. The senior physics lab at UFV is bursting with energy on a Monday afternoon. It’s team time. There’s no formal lecture taking place; this is the time when the students in the Engineering Physics in Mechatronics program work on their group projects. One team … Read more

Robotics Seminar with Dr. Dikai Liu SEPT 8/17 @ 12 PM – A353

Please join the UFV Physics Department in welcoming Dr. Dikai Liu, Co-Director of the Centre for Autonomous Systems from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. WHEN: Friday, SEPT 8th / 12-1 PM WHERE: Room A353 / Abbotsford Campus Current applications of robotics are distinguished from more traditional automation by the focus on robots that operate … Read more

President’s Leadership Lecture Series with Physics Professor and UFV Research Excellence 2016 Award Recipient, Derek Harnett MAY 23 @ 4:30 PM

UFV President Dr. Mark Evered is pleased to present faculty speaker, and UFV Research Excellence Award recipient, Dr. Derek Harnett. WHEN: Tuesday, May 23rd @ 4:30 PM WHERE: Conference Centre, F125 Abbotsford Campus [highlight]This is a free lecture open to UFV faculty, staff, students and to the community.[/highlight] Derek has been changing the way UFV … Read more

CAP Undergraduate Lecture Tour with Dr. Kris Poduska MAR 27 @ 2:30 pm

Please join the Physics Department in welcoming Dr. Kris Poduska from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dr. Poduska is part of the 2017 Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Lecture Tour. Shark skin, butterfly wings, and lotus leaves: the physics of water on rough surfaces Self-cleaning walls and anti-fogging windows sound futuristic, but this future is already … Read more

Students from Eugene Reimer Middle School visit UFV!

February 15th turned out to be quite the exciting day for the students from the Eugene Reimer Middle School. They spent the afternoon with some of our top notch Science faculty, staff and students touring the laboratories. 4th year BSc student, Rebecca Robertson, steered the students to each of the labs that were ready to … Read more

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