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Dec 14, 2018

UBC Civil Teams Wins 2018 WEFTEC Student Design Competition

Congratulations to UBC Civil Environmental students (left to right) James Craxton, Steven Rintoul, Lutz Subagio, Johnson Li, as well as supervisor Professor Noboru Yonemitsu, who won first place in the 2018 WEFTEC Student Design Competition! 

The Student Design Competition begins at the Member Association (MA) level. Each MA is encouraged to develop their own Student Design Competition based on a chosen design problem or allow student teams to bring problems they are currently working on. The winner of an MA competition will be invited to compete at WEFTEC in the coming year. 

A record number of teams from 22 schools representing 20 Member Associations and 3 Countries participated in the 17th Annual Student Design Competition at WEFTEC 2018. UBC Civil Engineering received first place in the Water Environment Compeition. 

For more information the WEFTEC and the Student Design Competition, visit their website

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