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Engineering, Exploration, and Expertise in Mining

“This program has helped me become a lot more well rounded.”   Howard Cheng Degree: Bachelor of Applied Science Program: Mining Engineering Campus: Vancouver Year: Going into 4th year (as of July 2023) Why did you want to study engineering? Physics and chemistry were always my favourite courses, and I actually spent a lot of time in high school designing things in CAD and doing 3D printing, staying behind after school to work on my own projects. Engineering seemed like the most obvious choice! Why did you choose UBC? I chose UBC because of its first year foundation program. I liked not having to commit…

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Unlocking Incredible Career Opportunities in Mining Engineering

“Mining engineering intersects with so many different areas – from law, human resources and finance to operations, community engagement and environmental protection.” Jason Sangha Degree: Bachelor of Applied Science Grad year: 2001 Program: Mining Engineering Campus: Vancouver Job title: Vice President, Planning & Strategy, Base Metals at Teck Resources Why did you want to study engineering? I had always enjoyed sciences and math and was interested in building things. In Grade 12, there was a program at my high school in Campbell River where you could do a one-week unpaid work experience to learn more about potential careers. I did a week with the…

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Job Posting for Sessional Lecturer – MINE 350

The Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) invites applications for a part-time Sessional Lecturer to teach a section of MINE 350: Modeling and Simulation, a 3 credit course. 2023 Term 1: September 1 – December 31, 2023 MINE 350 concerns methods for modeling the behavior of mining and mineral processing systems and their application to the design and analysis of such systems. Both analytical and numerical methods are introduced. Students will obtain hands-on experience with simulation software. The duties include providing two lectures and one laboratory session per week, all in-person,…