David Innes named Acting Executive Director of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

UNB Engineering

Posted: Oct 19, 2021

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J. David Innes, P.Eng, MEng, FCSCE, FEIC has agreed to serve as acting executive director for the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) for a period of 6 months.  A two-time University of New Brunswick (UNB) civil engineering graduate, Mr. Innes graduated with his bachelor of science in civil engineering in 1969 and his master of engineering in 1971. His time at UNB...

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Engineering alumnus making waves in hydrogeology

UNB Engineering

Posted: Sep 30, 2021

Category: Alumni Spotlight


University of New Brunswick civil engineering alumnus, Dr. Barret Kurylyk has been recognized by the International Association of Hydrogeologists-Canadian National Chapter (IAH-CNC). Presented with the Early Career Hydrogeologist award for 2021, Dr. Kurylyk’s contributions to the hydrogeological community have been labeled ‘outstanding’ by the...

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First year engineering student poised for success at UNB with the help of Canada’s largest STEM scholarship

UNB Alumni

Posted: Sep 27, 2021

Category: Student Spotlight


Bachelor of engineering student Julien Haché, along with bachelor of science student Matthew Toms-Zuberec, is a 2021-22 recipient of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship. Schulich Leaders represent the most promising entrepreneurial-minded STEM students in the country. Each year, 50 Schulich Leaders are selected from a pool of 350,000 potential candidates across Canada. The...

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Virtual Design Symposium was a success in 2021

Faculty of Engineering

Posted: May 3, 2021

Category: , Student Spotlight


Students in their final year of engineering at UNB presented their capstone projects virtually this year in the first-ever online Design Symposium.  Final year students worked in groups throughout the past year on a real-world design project from an industry client and were supervised by both industry mentors and a faculty supervisor. At the Design Symposium, students presented their...

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How a UNB Alumnus Became the Official Rink Engineering Consultant of the NHL

Engineering Alumni Office

Posted: Oct 20, 2020

Category: Alumni Spotlight


  When Ian Storey (BScME’96) left UNB with a mechanical engineering degree in hand, he never imagined he’d become an entrepreneur. Ian had developed an interest in energy efficiency and energy systems early on in his bachelors’ program and geared his courses toward a career at an energy utility. But after graduation, with few prospects for that kind of work available, he...

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The Future of Surgical Robotics is Here - and This Alumnus is Creating It

Engineering Alumni Office

Posted: Oct 18, 2020

Category: Alumni Spotlight


Jason Currie (MSE’15) may be working from his San Francisco Bay Area home these days because of the pandemic, but he’s still hugely excited to log in each day and tackle his current project – a general-purpose surgical robot. Jason is a senior robotics and controls engineer with Auris Health, Inc., now owned by Ethicon, part of Johnson & Johnson’s medical devices...

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Software Engineering Student Benefits from UNB-Siemens Canada Partnership

Engineering Alumni Office

Posted: Sep 18, 2020

Category: Student Spotlight


When university-industry partnerships come together like the one between UNB and Siemens Canada, it’s a beautiful thing for student experiential learning. Amir David, a software engineering student entering his final year at UNB, found that out first hand over the past summer. Amir was hired through the Siemens Canada Engineering and Technology Academy (SCETA) program, which is a Work...

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UNB Launches Second I-STEM Cohort to Help Researchers Commercialize Deep Technology

TME

Posted: Sep 18, 2020

Category: , Research Spotlight


The Dr J Herbert Smith Centre is pleased to be partnering with George Washington University (GWU) for a second year to help bring research and deep technology to the marketplace through its I-STEM program. First launched at UNB in 2019, this targeted curriculum based on I-CORPS methodology teaches investigators how to identify and validate potential business ideas based on their...

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Summer Internship at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering: A Computational Model for Stroke Rehabilitation

Alexandre Banks

Posted: Sep 17, 2020

Category: Student Spotlight


As a third-year Electrical and Computer Engineering student at the University of New Brunswick, I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to complete a 16-week co-op at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME). In this position, I worked under principal investigator Dr. Jon Sensinger and lead a project that coupled Model Predictive Control (MPC) with stroke rehabilitation to determine...

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A Summer of Research for Civil Engineering Undergraduate Students

Engineering Alumni Office

Posted: Sep 14, 2020

Category: Research Spotlight , Student Spotlight


This summer as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to play out, undergraduate students in UNB’s civil engineering program took advantage of remote collaboration tools to come together and discuss research projects they’ve been working on for the past number of months. Dr. Jeff Rankin, chair of the Civil Engineering Department, says the department and faculty have been looking for more...

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