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The Canadian Space Agency has confirmed that Bjarni Tryggvason passed away. One of the first Canadian astronauts, he flew aboard the space shuttle Discovery on August 7, 1997. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield tweeted his tribute: “Lost a good friend today. Pioneer astronaut, engineer’s engineer, proud parent, inventor, test pilot. A kind, funny, original man — […]
Engineering Physics celebrates Victoria Schuster and Paula Cameron, members of the Varsity Women’s Rowing team which was honoured with the Du Vivier Team of the Year Award
Congratulations Paula Cameron, Eng.Phys. alumna 2021, and Victoria Schuster, class of 2022! On Wednesday April 6th, 2022 the Varsity Women’s Rowing team was honoured with the Du Vivier Team of the Year Award, celebrating the accomplishments of Victoria Schuster ’22 and Paula Cameron ’21. Both have been members of the varsity rowing team since they […]
Pictured: Google Games Competition 2016
Engineering Physics students Tyler Lum and Cailin Ringstrom chosen as Wesbrook Scholars, most prestigious designation at UBC
Congratulations Tyler Lum and Cailin Ringstrom chosen as Wesbrook Scholars for 2021-2022! 2 of the 20 UBC students selected this year are in Engineering Physics. The honour recognizes outstanding academic performance, leadership, involvement in student and community activities, and may include participation in sports.
To apply for Engineering Physics for fall of 2022, we will ask you to submit a 5 min video version of your personal statement sometime in March, at the same time that you sign up for an in-person interview. Interviews will take place on April 27, 28, and 29. This year we will only interview […]
Congratulations Emily Love, recipient of 3 awards from the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference 2021
Emily Love, 4th year Engineering Physics student, is awarded Best Student Presentation in the particle or nuclear physics category, First Overall Scoring Student Presentation, and Best Oral Presentation at the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference (CUPC) 2021. The Conference, sponsored by Ryerson University in 2021, was held virtually on November 4 – 7. Love is currently […]
Canalyst, a financial data company co-founded by Eng. Phys. Alumnus Damir Hot, secures US $70 Million venture funding
Canalyst co-founders Damir Hot (left) and James Rife (right), UBC alumni.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy chats with USRA Award Summer 2021 recipients. Read Communications Co-ordinator for the Department, Theresa Liao’s article here.