Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Talk – “You can only plan your career path so much.”

Federico Puscar Degree: Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering Grad year: 2017 Program: Transportation Engineering Campus: Vancouver Current Company: WSP Canada Current Area of Work: Federico is licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) by Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia and certified as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) by the Transportation Professional Certification Board. […]

Alumni Talk – “I was willing to do work that others weren’t.”

Annie Stancheva Degree: Bachelor of Applied Science Grad year: 2015 Program: Civil Engineering Campus: Vancouver Current Company: Urban Systems-multi disciplinary company based out of Kamloops, with many offices across Canada. The company is a networked organization where the structure is non-traditional. The structure allows for employees to have internal and external clients while working under […]

Civil Engineering alumna Kelsie Priest strives to decrease gender imbalance

Kelsie Priest, a UBC Civil Engineering Alumna and a Structural Engineer with Glotman Simpson, is actively working to decrease gender imbalance in the engineering community. Priest currently serves as the co-chair of Women in Consulting Engineering (WCE), which is focused on “supporting and empowering women in engineering and increasing gender diversity and inclusion in [the] industry.” […]

Civil Engineering Alumni Celebrated with Dean’s Medal of Distinction

Peter Taylor and Michael Jacobs to be honoured at 2018 Applied Science Celebration Peter Taylor and Michael Jacobs will be recognized on Thursday, April 12th for their contributions to civil engineering in BC and to the Department at UBC. Starting in 2015, the Dean’s Medal of Distinction was created to celebrate the 100 year history […]

Civil alumnus donates $1 million to support UBC startups

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | By Lindsay Cashin Thanks to two $1-million contributions from UBC alumni Greg Peet and Glenn Walsh, UBC ventures now have access to additional early-stage seed capital to help build their businesses. Walsh, a Civil Engineering alumnus and founder of mining construction company, the Tercon Group, and Peet, a Sauder School […]

Civil alum receives Engineering Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award

Thursday, April 14, 2016 | By Lindsay Cashin Edward McBean (BASc ’68 CIVL) was the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award at the UBC Faculty of Applied Science 2016 Engineering Excellence Alumni Awards.

Civil alumnus chosen for the 2014 UBC Engineering Outstanding Young Alumnus Award

Congratulations to Duncan McNicholl, who was honoured at the 2014 Engineering Excellence Celebration as the recipient of the 2014 UBC Engineering Outstanding Young Alumnus Award*! Duncan received his BASc in Civil Engineering in 2009, with distinction, but he was dedicated to more than just his studies during his time at UBC. In 2003, his life […]

Civil Alumnus Award

Civil engineering alumni receive architectural award September 20, 2012 Congratulations to alumni Paul Fast (BASc Civil 1981) and Gerald Epp (BASc Civil 1981, MEng Civil 1983) partners of Fast + Epp, which was recently recognized with the World Architecture News Engineering Award for 2012. Their project, the Visitor Centre for the VanDusen Botanical Gardens, was […]