UBC Engineers dominate Western Engineering Competition
Vancouver, Canada—February 2, 2010—The University of British Columbia received the 25th Anniversary Excellence Award and UBC Engineering student teams placed within the top-three of five categories at the 25th annual Western Engineering Competition (WEC). The annual event was held January 20-24th at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg and connects approximately 250 engineering students from Western Canada to develop problem solving, teamwork and communication skills through peer competition.
Congratulations to the following students:
1st place – Andrew Carne, Bob Orlando, Eric Pospisil, Justin Stevens
2nd place – Kevin Baillie, Howard Hu, Alim Jiwa, Lok Tin Lam
1st place – Sean Heisler, Fraser Macdonald
3rd place – Amanda Li, Jose Luis Lopez
3rd place – Kevin Bergen, Chris Chan, Kimberly Dioszeghy, Brittany Ewert
3rd place – Tagg Jefferson, Lin Watt
3rd place – Shahrzad Pedram
Madeleine Schaefer & Morgan Tien
Twelve students qualified for the Canadian Engineering Competition to be held March 18-21st in Toronto. For more information on the Western Engineering Competition visit: http://www.wec2010.ca/
Faculty of Applied Science
The University of British Columbia
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