June 7, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
With the growing demand for specialized knowledge and skills in the forestry industry, the Faculty of Forestry is thrilled to announce the expansion of its micro-certificate offerings. Building on the success of our existing programs, UBC Forestry has launched nine new micro-certificate programs, catering to the diverse needs of professionals seeking to excel in this dynamic field.
September 28, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
As a leader in sustainable timber engineering, UBC Forestry warmly welcomes Dr. Felix Wiesner to our Department of Wood Science as an Assistant Professor in Sustainable Timber-Built Environment – Fire Safety.
September 16, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry welcomes Dr. Minghao Li, Associate Professor in Sustainable Timber-build Environment, to the Department of Wood Science. With an extensive research background in high-performance engineered wood products and connection systems, multi-story mass timber and timber-steel hybrid structures, Dr. Li joins the newly formed Wood Building Science and Technology Cluster to continue to advance innovative solutions to complex structural issues.
Faculty of Forestry Supports UBC Team to Design Sitka Spruce Aircraft Model for International Competition
September 14, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry recently joined forces with the UBC Faculty of Applied Science and their UBC AeroDesign (UBCAD) team to provide space for and help design an aircraft model that featured balsa and Sitka spruce wood in one of its fixed wings.
June 28, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
“Sometimes people bug me about being a wood nerd; but, I like that I can now identify why, for example, one type of wood will give an even coat of finish or why certain types of wood last longer in wet conditions,” says UBC Forestry’s graduate from the 2022 Wood Products Processing program, Melissa Vincent.
June 1, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry’s Cristiano Loss and a team of fellow researchers were recently awarded a $1M NSERC Alliance Missions grant. Their project, funded over two years, will help lead the development of advanced technologies for the creation of high-performance structures and surrounding community infrastructure that can respond to external stimuli and develop a resilient built environment.
May 25, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry congratulates Dr. Emily Cranston for receiving the 2022 LeSueur Memorial Award from the Society of Chemical Industry. Awarded to exceptional individuals for their work in the development of technical excellence, LeSueur Memorial Award recipients are honoured for their innovation and ingenuity within the Canadian chemical industry.
May 13, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Some lessons demand experience to be understood. For Arthur Tsai, testing his limits helped him realize not only what he was capable of, but a path that led him to complete both a BSc in Wood Science and Industry and MSc in Forestry at UBC, as well as achieve success heading Paper Excellence’s market intelligence team.