News & Events

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

December 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”.

UBC Engineering: BC Natural Disaster Technical Briefing

December 15, 2021

For complete story: Rebuilding for resilience: UBC Engineering shares observations and learnings from recent BC storms Reporting, Ted Chernecki, Global News Hour @ 6: UBC engineers release report into November flooding 

The TYEE News

November 23, 2021

When Surging Floods Meet Expanding Pipelines – The impact of last week’s deluge sends a sobering message, say engineers and activists.

Dr. Dharma Wijewickreme, University of British Columbia

October 14, 2021

Co-Director of the Pipeline Integrity Institute, Dharma Wijewickreme, recently awarded the prestigious 2021  G. Geoffrey Meyerhof Award from the CGS (Canadian Geological Society) for “Outstanding Contributions to Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering in Canada.”

Young Pipeliners Association of Canada Prize in Pipeline Engineering

July 28, 2021

A $1,000 prize is offered annually by Young Pipeliners Association of Canada 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 2021 award winner Jasper Lee!