Master of Applied Science
UBC Mechanical Engineering offers MEng, MASc, and PhD programs for people wishing to pursue advanced degrees. We have eight research groups covering
If interested, our graduate students may also pursue work experience through UBC Engineering’s co-op program.
|Altintas, Yusuf||Virtual Machining, Computer Control of Manufacturing Systems, CAD/CAM, CNC Design, High Speed Feed Drive Control, Real Time Interpolation and Trajectory Generation for Machine Tools, Adaptive Control, Sensor Fused Intelligent Machining, Metal Cutting Mechanics, Chatter Vibrations in Machining, Piezo -Actuator Based Precision Machining, High Speed Milling, Optimal Machining of Aerospace Parts, Dies and Molds, Automation, Precision Engineering, Electro Mechanical Systems, Modeling and Analysis of Machining Processes, Mechanics, dynamics and control of micro-machining operations|
|Bacca, Mattia||Mechanical engineering; Medical and biomedical engineering; Solid Mechanics; Biophysics; Soft materials; Fracture Mechanics and Adhesion|
|Bushe, William Kendal||Numerical modelling and mechanical characterisation; Automotive combustion and fuel engineering (including alternative and renewable fuels); Hypersonic propulsion and hypersonic aerodynamics; Aerospace engineering, n.e.c.; Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Combustion; Reacting Flows; Energy Conversion Systems; clean energy|
|Chiao, Mu||MEMS, Micro Sensors, Micro Actuators, BioMEMS, Nanotechnology, Bioengineering, Electronic Packaging, Nanoscience, Energy sources for micro-electro-mechanical systems|
|Clare, Adam||Manufacturing technologies and approaches for a sustainable future; Additive manufacturing (materials, processes, design and application); Electrical discharge machining, electrolyte jet machining, electron beam and laser processes; Stochastics in engineering design and manufacture; Machine design and build; Manufacturing for high value and high integrity applications (aerospace, biomedical, tool & nuclear)|
|de Silva, Clarence Wilfred||Robotics|
|Elfring, Gwynn||Theoretical Fluid Mechanics, Complex Fluids, Cell Biomechanics, Capillary Phenomena, Applied Mathematics|
|Feng, Steve||Mechanical engineering; Modelization and Simulation; Software (Tools); Machining and Assembling; Milling; Prototyping; 3D Laser Scanning; 3D Printing; Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM); Geometric Modeling; Machining Simulation; Multi-Axis CNC Machining|
|Frigaard, Ian||Fluid mechanics (visco-plastic fluids)|
|Giang, Amanda||Atmospheric sciences; Mechanical engineering; Natural environment sciences; Atmospheric Pollutants; Chemical Pollutants; Climate Changes and Impacts; Public Policies; Social and Cultural Factors of Environmental Protection|
|Grecov, Dana||Rheology, Rheometry, Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Mechanics, Liquid Crystals, Biolubricants, Lubricants, Journal Bearings, Multi-Phase Flow, Synovial Joints, Synovial Fluid, Arthrithis, Liquid crystals and nanomaterials, Biofluid Mechanics|
|Green, Sheldon||Fluid Mechanics; Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms; building ventilation; railroads; papermaking|
|Hodgson, Antony||Image guided surgery systems; computer assisted orthopaedic surgery; Medical Imaging; surgical navigation; orthopaedics; biomechanics; surgical robots; Image Processing; Machine Learning|
|Jaiman, Rajeev||Mechanical engineering; Bluff-body flows and flow-induced vibration; Computational methods and numerical analysis; Data-driven computing; Flow control and drag reduction; Fluid-structure interaction; Model order reduction; Multiphase Flows|
|Jelovica, Jasmin||Civil engineering; Mechanical engineering; Finite element analysis; Metals and Alloys; Production and Process Optimization; Sandwich structures; Solid Mechanics; Stress Analysis; Structural optimization; Ultimate, fatigue and impact strength; Welding and joining of metals|
|Jin, Xiao Liang||Mechanical engineering; Manufacturing Processes; Solid Mechanics; Machining Mechanics and Dynamics; Manufacturing Processes for Advanced Materials; Material Characterization; Surface Integrity; Vibration Assisted Machining|
|Kirchen, Patrick||Thermochemical Energy Conversion, Combustion, Internal Combustion Engines, Ion Transport Membranes, Emissions, Fuel Injection|
|Liao-McPherson, Dominic||Mechanical engineering; Predictive and Constrained Control; Multi-agent Systems; algorithmic game theory; Real-time, Embedded, and Distributed Optimization; Energy Systems, Manufacturing, and Robotics|
|Ma, Hongshen||Microfluidics; Instrumentation; Cell Sorting; Cell Biomechanics; Circulating Tumor Cells; Malaria and Red Blood Cell Deformability; Single Cell Technologies; Cell Migration and Chemotaxis|
|Mérida, Walter||Clean energy, Electrochemical energy conversion, Thermodynamics, Low carbon fuels, Fuel cells and hydrogen|
|Nagamune, Ryozo||Systems control and automation; Manufacturing engineering; control engineering; data-driven modeling and control; robust and linear parameter-varying control; modeling and control of floating offshore wind turbines and wind farms; modeling and control of COVID-19 outbreak; modeling and control of solar themal systems; control of automotive engines; optimization|
|Ollivier-Gooch, Carl||Aerodynamics (except hypersonic aerodynamics); Computational fluid mechanics; Algorithm Development for Computational Fluid Dynamics; Applied Aerodynamics; Numerical analysis; Unstructured Mesh Generation; Error and Stability Analysis for Unstructured Mesh Methods; Computer Sciences and Mathematical Tools; Fluid mechanics|
|Olson, James||Application of Physics and Fluid Mechanics to Problems Associated with the Pulp and Paper Industry, Mechanical Energy Reduction in Mechanical Pulping|
|Oxland, Thomas||Spinal Cord Injury, Aging Spine, Orthopaedic Implants|
|Phani, Srikantha||Dynamics of multiscale materials, structures and devices, Applied Mechanics, Micromechanics|
|Ponga de la Torre, Mauricio||Spallation in Metals; Sub-linear scaling methods for calculating crystal defects using DFT;|
|Rogak, Steven||Natural sciences; Aerosols, air pollution and climate|
|Rohling, Robert||Electrical engineering, computer engineering, and information engineering; Medical biotechnology; ultrasound; Robotics|
|Schajer, Gary||Solid mechanics; optical metrology; residual stress measurement; ESPI; DIC; wood mechanics|
|Stoeber, Boris||Microelectromechanical Systems, MEMS, Microfluidics, Sensor Technology, Biomedical Microdevices, Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Microflow Phenomena, Sensor technology, Integrated microsystems for biomedical applications and for environmental control|
|van der Loos, Hendrik||Rehabilitation Robotics, Human-Robot Interaction, Design for Safety, Design Methodology and Design Coaching, Roboethics|
|Wen, Kefei||Kinematics, dynamics, and control of parallel mechanisms; Parallel continuum robots; Physical Human-robot cooperation|
|Wu, Lyndia||Biomechanical engineering; Biomedical instrumentation (including diagnostics); Biomedical signal processing; Mechanical characterization (including modeling, testing, and monitoring); Injury biomechanics; Soft Tissue Biomechanics; Traumatic Brain Injury; Sleep Biomechanics; Sensors and Instrumentation; Data Mining and Machine Learning; Wearable Sensing|
|Zimmerman, Naomi||development and application of real-world-based tools to quickly and quantitatively assess the impact of our policy and technology decisions on air pollution and climate outcomes, and to use the knowledge gained to support better environmental policy planning; air quality|
Photo by Andy Li on Unsplash Researchers Dr. Amanda Giang and Dr. Patrick Kirchen are working to improve urban freight systems emissions through mitigation planning in a new five-year project. Looking at marine, road and rail freight transport, they will develop planning tools that integrate real-...
Apply now to Combining Research Experience and Technical Electives for Undergraduates (CREATE-U), an immersive, cohort-based summer experience featuring paid research education opportunities in MECH labs. Open to Mechanical Engineering undergraduates, CREATE-U is a unique opportunity to complete 6...
EurekAlert, Physics.org: As the world recovers from the economic and social impacts of COVID-19, researchers like Mattia Bacca continue to study SARS-CoV-2 and related viruses to be better prepared for future pandemics. Dr. Bacca, an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia, used...
Originally appeared on APSC News. “Ships are complex systems of systems that require naval architects to use creativity, innovation, and leadership to deliver vessels built to operate in the future maritime environment.” Yves-Etienne Landry Degree: Master of Engineering Grad year: 2022...
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CBC: B.C. man reunites with the Space Age hovercraft he built in the 1960s. David Scott made the hovercraft — now at a Vancouver museum — in his basement over two years in the mid-1960s. They occupied visions of a utopian future during the 1960s, when the Space Age was in its heyday. But while...