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MMRI Newsletter

UBC wearable technology could change the way Olympic athletes train

Jan 24, 2018

Going for the gold is what the Olympics is all about and three UBC entrepreneurs are working to help athletes get closer to the podium.

MMRI welcomes its first research engineer

Jan 17, 2018

Former MIT postdoctoral fellow and NSERC award holder, Mahdi Takaffoli, started his new position at UBC in early January as the Research Engineer for the Materials and Manufacturing Research Institute.

BC government invests in more UBC biomedical and manufacturing engineers

Jan 16, 2018

The Government of BC has committed funds for the creation of 624 spaces in undergraduate engineering and computer science programs.

Industry 4.0 School & Industry Night event in February

Jan 15, 2018

The Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia hosts its 1st Industry 4.0 School & Industry Night on February 18 and 19, 2018.

Mould can infiltrate and weaken bio-composite materials

Jan 11, 2018

At UBC’s Okanagan campus, a multi-disciplinary team of researchers in collaboration with MIT and Canada NRC has been studying the development and application of bio-sourced composites.

NSERC visits UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering

Nov 17, 2017

An assessment team from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and industry collaborators recently visited the School of Engineering at UBC's Okanagan campus.

Innovation in the materials and manufacturing space at UBC Okanagan

Oct 04, 2017

The Faculty of Applied Science School of Engineering at the Okanagan campus of UBC celebrates Manufacturing Month in Canada by hosting the Canadian Manufacturing and Exporters.

Abbas Milani appointed director of new Materials and Manufacturing Research Institute

Sep 14, 2017

A message from Dr. Philip Barker. Vice-Principal, Research, UBC Okanagan: It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Prof. Abbas S. Milani from the Faculty of Applied Science as director of the new Materials and Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI), effective July 1st, 2017.

UBC Researcher Looks to the Future of Bone Replacements

Aug 17, 2017

Researcher examines potential of artificial bones made with 3D printer.