Academic

MEGA Academic night

MEGA Academic night

MEGA Academic night held on Feb 26 was the first time MEGA organized an event related to career in academia. We would like to thank Dr. Boris Stoeber, Dr. Gwynn Elfring, and Dr. Mauricio Ponga for agreeing to attend the session and answering the questions asked by the students. The event had 35 attendees and […]

A research funding and commercialization program

A research funding and commercialization program

Ideascout.ca has connected with MEGA to spread out the words to prospective students. Ideascout.ca works directly with the student and professor to provide private seed funding, Mitacs matching, advisors and business partners to coach an inventor in entrepreneurship, oversee the business development and minimum viable product testing, and link your startup to sales channels for […]

Industry Night

Industry Night

MEGA is holding a Q&A Panel on February 16 (Thursday), 2017 from 17:30 to 19:30. You will have the opportunity to talk directly to reputable companies’ representatives, ask questions about job opportunities after your graduation, and meet other mechanical engineering graduate students. The space is limited so please RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/eU2g8wzd8WQwSUL42 or scan the QR code […]

MEGA GKE Info Session 2016

MEGA GKE Info Session 2016

Hi There, You are a first-year PhD student and have GKE? Come and join GKE info session to learn more about it. Our grad adviser, Dr. Rogak and some examiners of this year’s test will give you some information regarding the exam and you can also ask your questions from them. Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/XQyB1hbYLGtACyOz1 […]

National Instruments LabVIEW Boot Camp

National Instruments LabVIEW Boot Camp

MEGA is sponsoring National Instruments LabVIEW Boot Camp at UBC this summer from June 14-17. What is LabVIEW Boot Camp? LabVIEW Boot Camp is a free on-campus training course designed for educators, researchers, and graduate students. This four-day hands-on course introduces attendees to graphical programming with LabVIEW. At the end of the course, all attendees […]

3MT is back!

3MT is back!

Three Minute Thesis is a research communication competition. Mechanical engineering is participating in the CHBE and MECH Multi-Departmental Heat prior to the G+PS competition in March. Have you ever thought about preparing yourself for job interviews? Have you ever felt stuck trying to give an elevator pitch about your thesis? 3MT is one way of preparing talking […]

MEGA LaTeX Workshop

MEGA LaTeX Workshop

  On December 4th (Thursday) 2:30-4:00pm Graham Hendra, PhD student at UBC, will lead a workshop on LaTeX. This workshop is aimed at graduate students who want to use LaTeX for their thesis and other publications. This workshop will cover all the basics you need to get you started. No prior knowledge of LaTeX is required.   […]

MEGA GKE Info Session

MEGA GKE Info Session

MEGA will be hosting a GKE info session to get the first year PhD graduate students ready for the GKE examination. Dr. Chiao and Dr. Cripton will be there to talk about the GKE study guide and the examination requirements. They will also answer any outstanding questions you might have.   Here is more information about the […]