Construction of new Engineering Commons thanks to alumni

UNB Engineering

Posted: Dec 19, 2022

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Thanks to UNB engineering alumnus Bill Cooper (BScCE'62) and his recent $1.1 million cornerstone gift - construction of a new Engineering Commons at the entrance to Head Hall has begun. University of New Brunswick Chancellor Allison McCain and President and Vice-Chancellor Paul J. Mazerolle were smiling as they hefted their shovels for a ceremonial groundbreaking in the lobby of Head...

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Message from the new Dean of Engineering - Josh Leon

UNB Engineering

Posted: Nov 29, 2022

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I am writing at the end of my second month as dean of the faculty of engineering at UNB, after a very busy month getting settled. I am slowly working through meetings with student groups, alumni, and each, and every, one of the more than 100 employees of the faculty.  I have been impressed with everyone’s commitment to, and pride in being part of, UNB Engineering. Through these...

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Subramonian Shankar inducted into Engineering Wall of Fame

UNB Engineering

Posted: Sep 29, 2022

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After graduating from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras with a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, Subramonian Shankar (MScEE'76) wanted to go on to do a master's degree. But in India in the 1970s, the $10 application fee for universities proved to be a roadblock. Thankfully, UNB did not require a fee to apply in those days.  This was the story Mr. Shankar told as he was...

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Cable communications pioneer Bill Stanley inducted into Wall of Fame

UNB Engineering

Posted: Sep 22, 2022

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Bill Stanley (BScEE’62) grew up on the island of Grand Manan in New Brunswick listening to long-wave radio and fascinated by both local stations and those from across the border in Maine. Though he was supposed to enroll in an arts degree at UNB, he found the registration lineup too long and decided he’d switch to electrical engineering. Although he said the program was difficult...

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The tradition of the Ketchum Medal runs deep

Faculty of Engineering

Posted: Jun 1, 2022

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One of the greatest benefits of being an engineering graduate from UNB is the strong sense of connection with history and with each other. The Ketchum Medal Winners Club is a prime example of that. The Ketchum Silver Medal is awarded to the student who has the highest standing in the senior year of the Civil Engineering program at UNB. The winners meet once every five years –...

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Professor Emeritus Angus Hamilton looks back on his time at UNB as he turns 100

UNB Engineering

Posted: Apr 19, 2022

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At a time in his career when he might have been looking forward to a quieter life, Professor Emeritus Angus Hamilton came to Fredericton in 1971 to take on the role of Chair of the Surveying Engineering Department (which became the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering many years later). For fourteen years, his leadership became crucial to building and sustaining the international...

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Eighth annual Engineering Design Symposium a Success

UNB Engineering

Posted: Apr 18, 2022

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Students in their final year of engineering at UNB presented their capstone projects this year in the eighth annual Engineering Design Symposium.  Dr. Michel Couturier, the chair for collaborative engineering design education and professor of chemical engineering, says " this was the highest attended event we’ve held, with both in-person and online attendees able to...

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Middle and high school students get to see engineering at UNB up close

UNB Engineering

Posted: Nov 26, 2021

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Go ENG Girl offers girls in grades 7-12 the chance to learn more about engineering through a series of fun hands-on activities and exhibits. Girls can find out why an increasing number of females are choosing engineering as their path to an exciting career that offers academic challenge, cutting-edge technology and the opportunity to make the world a better place. The best part? The event is...

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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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