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ASM BC Chapter November Technical Meeting - Charlie Loo, SWITCH Materials Inc.

November 13, 2018 | BCIT Habitat Pub, 3700 Willingdon Ave

Join us on Tuesday, November 13th for dinner at BCIT's Habitat Pub and our Technical Meeting. This month we are honored to have Charlie Loo, manager of the Testing and Reliability team at SWITCH Materials Inc., as our distinguished guest speaker.

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UBC Materials Engineering Industry Night 2017

March 08 - March 09, 2017 | Coppertank Grill, 3135 W Broadway

Join us and participate in the annual UBC Materials Engineering Industry Night, at the Coppertank Grill on March 8, 2017. The format of the event includes an informal mentoring and networking to help our students connect with valued members of the industry community like you. Please come out and help us by lending some of your wisdom and expertise to our graduate and undergraduate materials engineers.

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Powertech Labs Tour

October 18, 2018 | Powertech Inc.

The October ASM BC Chapter Tour will take place at Powertech Inc. A wholly owned subsidiary of BC Hydro, Powertech Labs is situated on an 11-acre facility and is comprised of 15 different testing labs for a one-stop-shop approach to managing utility generation, transmission, and distribution power systems. We provide an integrated environment for utilities, OEMs, government and other asset owners that require technical engineering expertise, standards and codes testing, as well as quality testing and failure analysis services. In this tour, we will exhibit Powertech’s materials, mechanical, chemistry, high voltage, and stator insulation labs, and review capabilities and recent projects. Due to occasional confidentiality requirements, the labs visited are subject to change. As part of your ticket, pizza and pop will be provided for dinner. There is a limited quantity of tickets available, so purchase today to ensure your spot on this amazing tour! No tickets will be sold at the door. Ticket sales end on October 16 at 11:59 PM.

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ASM Beginning of Season Social

September 13, 2018 | Big Rock Urban Brewery & Eatery

Come out and join us at our beginning of season social at Big Rock Urban Brewery & Eatery This is a casual event for students and professionals in the material science community. Each ticket is $5 and includes one drink and appetizers. Free parking is beside the brewery with some additional parking on the street. Register at Ticket sales end on September 10 at 11:30 pm.

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NACE Regional Conference

February 05 - February 07, 2019 | Related content

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Women of Innovation: Dr. Colleen Legzdins

July 11, 2018 | Online media

Dr. Colleen Legzdins, a past chair, past vice chair, and past treasurer of the BC chapter of ASM International as well as past member of the advisory technical awareness council for ASM International, was recently featured in a book published by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM). Congratulations to Dr. Legzdins on being recognized for her career of achievement!

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Cellulose Nanocrystals in Flexible Electronics - Dr. Wadood Y. Hamad, FRSC

January 30, 2018 | BCIT Habitat Pub, SE2 Building, 3700 Willingdon Avenue

Join us on Tuesday, January 30th for dinner at BCIT's Habitat Pub and our Technical Meeting. This month we are honored to have a presentation on "Cellulose Nanocrystals in Flexible Electronics and Photonics" by Dr. Wadood Y. Hamad.

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Joint ASM/AWS Event: Cladding Ni Alloy on Steel - Dr. Hassan Saghafifar

March 22, 2017 | BCIT Habitat Pub, SE2 Building, 3700 Willingdon Avenue

Join us on Wednesday, March 22nd for dinner at BCIT's Habitat Pub and our Technical Meeting. This month we are please to offer a joint ASM/AWS event. We are honored to have Dr. Hassan Saghafifar present.

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Co-ChairGarriott Yip, University of British Columbia

Co-ChairBrian Tran, University of British Columbia

Treasurer: Victor Leung, Axine Water Technologies

Webmaster: Alexander Chen, ABEW 213

Sustaining Membership/Sponsorship ChairDebanga Kashyap, University of British Columbia
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