Championing world-leading pipeline engineering practices and innovation in support of the global energy transition and sustainable infrastructure towards a zero carbon footprint, through advance education, training and applied research.
The Pipeline Integrity Institute, at the University of British Columbia, is uniquely positioned to serve this purpose by providing expertise, leadership and training to both sector employees and future engineers.
Areas of Interest
Industry Short Courses
Learn about the basics of pipeline engineering & advanced concepts in integrity management, and pipeline regulation & consultation through two short courses. Suitable for engineers new to the pipeline business, including those requiring a refresher as well as the seasoned engineer involved in the pipeline sector.
UBC Applied Science is offering 3 courses in Pipeline Engineering. These courses cover required background for designing, building, and managing pipelines. Students who complete a minimum of two of the three courses will receive confirmation of completion of the Specialization in Pipeline Engineering.
The Institute undertakes engineering research which has direct applicability to assure the integrity of pipelines. Example topics include developing pipeline materials with increased strength, and reduced susceptibility to corrosion, improved coatings, etc.