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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 […]

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 […]

David Sivak from Simon Fraser University talks Physics

Last night the Physics Student Association welcomed biophysicist, Dr. David Sivak from Simon Fraser University. His talk focused on molecular machines using mitochondrial ATP synthase as a model and manipulating them to study their function. He also shared the interesting research that is being done in his lab [The Sivak Group] … such as attaching […]

Guest Speaker, Dr. David Sivak, Biophysicist to visit UFV October 31st

Please join the Physics Student Association in welcoming Biophysicist, Dr. David Sivak from Simon Fraser University. Dr. Sivak will be speaking about his research on molecular-level thermodynamic interactions. UFV Physics, Chemistry and Biology students will find his research quite fascinating! When: Monday, October 31, 2016 4:30 – 5:30 pm Where: B121 Abbotsford Campus FREE FOOD! […]

Physics Student Association Upcoming Events 2016!

The Physics Student Association (PSA) provides community, support and a voice for the Physics and Engineering students at the University of the Fraser Valley. They continue to offer exciting opportunities to students through presentations, tours, and social outings. Recently students visited the D-Wave Quantum Computing Company in Burnaby; ventured out on a hike at Chadsey […]

Physics Professor Derek Harnett receives UFV Research Award

The Faculty of Science and Research, Engagement and Graduate Studies hosted a reception on September 27, 2016 for Dr. Derek Harnett. A group of his colleagues and friends had the pleasure of congratulating him on his recent Research Excellence Award. He was previously recognized at convocation in June but was unable to attend as he […]

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