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

Engineering Alumni Office

Posted: October 20, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

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: October 18, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

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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