University of British Columbia. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

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University of British Columbia. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

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1908-

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The University of British Columbia's Department of Mechanical Engineering traces its origins back to 1908 and the applied science courses offered by the institution's predecessor, McGill University College of B.C. When the University of British Columbia opened its doors in 1915, it included a Department of Mechanical Engineering as part of the College of Applied Science. However, the department consisted of only Lawrence Killam and several shop demonstrators. However, it lacked any full professors or a department head. From these humble beginnings, the department has become a leading teaching and researching unit within the university. Its engineering graduates have made significant contributions to the development of British Columbia and beyond.

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