PhD Positions in Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of British Columbia is currently recruiting Ph.D. students for Fall 2022. Funding packages start at 25,500 CAD/year for students starting in Sept 2022. The expected duration of the PhD program is 4 years, though it varies depending on a student’s circumstances. Research topic includes:

  • Applied Solid Mechanics
  • Biomechanics & Biomedical Engineering
  • Computational Engineering
  • Energy & Environment
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Manufacturing Automation & Robotics
  • Mechatronics & Instrumentation
  • Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

Learn more about the different kind of research in the department here.

Why UBC?

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has a long and successful history of teaching, research, and collaboration with industry and science. Comprised of over 30 faculty member, 2 Associate Deans, and multiple Killam Teaching Prize Winners, the Department has a commitment to excellence.

Training environment

The Department is supported by many research centres and facilities that allow our Faculty Members and students to conduct their work. You can see more here.

How to apply

To know more about eligibility and application instructions, you can see here.


Reference Number

Please mention reference number GPS-55598 in all your correspondence about this Doctoral student position.

Interested applicants will have to gain admission to this graduate program
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