News & Events

PII Lunch & Learn Event!

Oct 10, 2023

“ENERGY TRANSITION IN B.C.“ Informative Lunch & Learn (PIZZA & LECTURE) organized by the UBC Pipeline Integrity Institute (PII) with guest speaker Ferenc Pataki, FortisBC. DATE: Monday October 16, 2023 @ 12:00-1:00pm All UBC engineering students, staff, faculty are welcome to attend this FREE event. Location & more Information: See ENERGY TRANSITION IN B.C. poster.

Canadian Energy Pipeline Association Award in Pipeline Engineering

May 30, 2023

Awards totaling $5,000 are offered annually by CEPA for outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in the UBC Faculty of Applied Science who have excelled in a pipeline engineering course. Preference will be given to candidates who are (i) First Nations, Inuit, or Metis students of Canada, or (ii) women. Congratulations to 2023 award winners: Sijia Jin, Ailish Chauhan, Tejbir Bindra!

Young Energy Infrastructure Professionals Prize in Pipeline Engineering

A $1,000 prize is offered annually by Young Energy Infrastructure Professionals to an outstanding third or fourth year undergraduate engineering student who has successfully completed at least two of the following UBC Faculty of Applied Science courses related to pipeline engineering: IGEN 450, IGEN 451, and IGEN 452. Congratulations to the 2023 award winner Jonathan Fang!

Energy Ecosystem Foundation

Providing free learning materials based on impartial facts to increase knowledge, facilitate critical thinking, and support a balanced discussion on energy and the environment. Energy Ecosystem Foundation creates curriculum-based energy-related videos and learning materials for classrooms. See their website for videos and more information

Dr. Dharma Wijewickreme, UBC Professor awarded EICs 2022 John B. Stirling Medal

Dec 21, 2021

Dr. Dharma Wijewickreme, Professor and Co-Director of the Pipeline Integrity Institute, awarded  prestigious Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) 2022 John B. Stirling Medal,  for his “leadership and distinguished service at the national level”.