AMPEL and UBC to host PCAMM 2016

Saturday December 10, 2016 – 2020/2030 Kaiser Building at UBC (map) The Pacific Centre for Advanced Materials and Microstructures (PCAMM) brings together world-class expertise and sophisticated materials research infrastructure at The University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and The University of Victoria.  This collaborative venture seeks to ensure that developments in materials growth, fabrication, […]

International Workshop on Laser Ultrasonics for Metallurgy Returns to UBC

International Workshop on Laser Ultrasonics for Metallurgy Returns to UBC

  In 2013, UBC Materials Engineering and the Centre for Metallurgical Process Engineering (CMPE) hosted the first ever International Workshop on Laser Ultrasonics for Metallurgy.  This event attracted several researchers and industrial partners around the world to learn more about this technology and its possible application. The 2nd International Workshop on Laser Ultrasonics for Metallurgy […]

AMPEL Founder Keith Brimacombe Elected to the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

Professor Keith Brimacombe was a teacher and leader who advocated university-industry partnerships and interdisciplinary research.  His efforts had a profound impact on metallurgical engineering, and through his career he carried a vision of a multidisciplinary facility for “processing that cuts across the entire spectrum of metals and materials‘ and ‘tools of process engineering that will […]

AMPEL to host UBC Year of Light Celebration

As part of the UBC Department of Physics & Astronomy’s Year of Light celebrations, AMPEL will be hosting tours of its light-related labs on Saturday, October 17.  In addition, AMPEL Faculty members will be presenting talks on a variety of light-related subjects, including the use of Light for Communications, and the development of Quantum Optical […]

Dr. Dan Bizzotto wins Prix Jacques Taccusel

AMPEL Faculty and Executive Committee member Dan Bizzotto has been awarded the Prix Jacques Taccusel Congratulations Dan!

AMPEL QMI Extension Construction Updates

Updates for construction of the AMPEL/QMI Extension, including anticipated disruptions, can be found here: 16-03-05 Look Ahead Schedule

UBC-Max-Planck SPM Workshop

June 28-30, 2013
Registration now open