PSA welcomes Microsoft Program Manager, Eleanor Li – JAN 16, 2017 @ 2:30 PM

Please join the Physics Student Association in welcoming SFU graduate and now the Program Manager at Microsoft, Eleanor Li. She will be speaking about leadership in the workplace. After her presentation she will be offering tips and advice to students who are hoping to break into the workplace once they graduate. This will be an … 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

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 … Read more

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! … Read more

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 … 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

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 … Read more

UFV Today … Physics and math skills apply in marketing for job for science student, Josh Friesen

When you think about what kind of summer job a physics student might land, would marketing pop into your mind? It certainly didn’t for UFV physics and math student Josh Friesen, but he recently wrapped up a work semester in the marketing department of Prospera Credit Union in Abbotsford. And he found that the analytical … Read more

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