Past Sessions

Fall, 2017

  • Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
    • Morning Speaker: Fok-Shuen Leung, UBC Mathematics
    • Afternoon Speaker: Gwynn Elfring, UBC Mechanical Engineering
      Title: : Engineering, Science, Education and Research in non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
    • Afternoon Activity: Campus tour, 2-3 pm

  • Date: Sunday, November 19, 2017
    • Morning Speaker: Nathaniel Bade, UBC Mathematics
      Title: The Mathematics of Chaos
    • Afternoon Speaker: Karen Cheung, UBC Electrical and Computer Engineering
      Topic: Nanotechnology

  • Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017
    • Morning Speaker: Steph van Willigenburg, UBC Mathematics
      Topic: graph theory
    • Afternoon Speaker: Heather Trajano, UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering
      Topic: Pulp, biomass, and paper manufacturing
    • Afternoon activity: paper making

Spring, 2017

  • Date: February 18, 2017
    • Morning Speaker: Malabika Pramanik, UBC Mathematics
      Title: What do needles and polynomials have in common?
    • Afternoon Speaker: Agnes d'Entremont, UBC Mechanical Engineering
      Title: How do we know how safe our cars are? An introduction to injury biomechanics

  • Date: March 4, 2017

  • Date: April 1, 2017
    • Morning Speaker: Joshua Zahl, UBC Mathematics
      Title: Topological graphs, Euler's formula, and the crossing lemma
    • Afternoon Speaker: Naoko Ellis, UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering
      Topic: Chemical Looping Combustion - carbon dioxide and GHG emission reduction
    • Bonus Speaker: Erica Triggs, UBC Recruitment
      Information about admissions to UBC, financial support and scholarships.