Boeing [NYSE: BA] has become the founding industrial member of the University of British Columbia’s Composites Research Network (CRN), working with Canadian scientists to turn new discoveries in composite manufacturing
Since 1915, UBC Material Engineering has an important and exciting role in current and emerging technologies that make our world what it is today and will help shape the future. Materials engineers have a unique contribution to make to all areas of engineering through materials expertise including developing new materials and improving existing ones, how they are made and disposed of.
2014 President of the Materials Engineering Club Lawrence Lam is featured as one of UBC Student Leadership Conference's "Faces of Today" - a group of outstanding student leaders who are dedicated to building and enhancing the UBC community.
"I truly appreciated my experience as a Materials Engineering student. Smaller, more intimate class sizes made it easier to interact with other students as well as professors...I had so much fun and I ended up with a job offer before starting my final year!" Darren Bromley, Alumni
At UBC Material Engineering you will learn how materials are made, used and disposed of - from the extraction and processing of raw materials to advanced composites and biomaterials, students learn about the lifecycle of materials and their application.
As a student in Materials Engineering, you will gain the knowledge and skills you need to get started on a successful career path. Learning is not limited to a classroom; field trips, design projects and group work will give you the opportunity to deepen your understanding and gain valuable preparation for whatever or wherever your path may lead you. You can take advantage of opportunities to work with faculty on research projects and specialize in a particular field of Materials…