Read about the successful graduates of the MEL in Advanced Materials Manufacturing program, who have gained the technical skills and business knowledge to increase their employment opportunities and advance their careers.
Our students are diverse – coming from across Canada and around the world to spend 12 months learning from renowned UBC experts and exploring the latest developments in metals, alloys, composites and process simulation. They also learn the language of business, gaining fundamental insight into business strategy and leadership through courses offered by UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School.
It’s a unique interdisciplinary degree program that is enabling our graduates to move into new industries, take on positions of increased responsibility and confidently lead teams and complex projects.
Learn more about this innovative professional master’s degree from our students.
Read their stories
Imagine how the 12-month MEL in Advanced Materials Manufacturing could benefit you.
The MEL in Advanced Materials Manufacturing enabled Maryam Khodabakhsh to refresh her technical skills and gain a new understanding of business strategy and leadership. She’s now contributing her expertise to a company focused on transforming the supply chain for lithium-ion batteries.
The MEL in Advanced Materials Manufacturing enabled Negin Jahan Afrooz to gain the hands-on experience and leadership skills needed to work in an industry she loves – and to get out from behind a desk to solve problems, lead projects and help her company run an efficient operation.
With a uniquely multidisciplinary skill set that includes a deep understanding of materials engineering as well as foundational knowledge of business and leadership, Liam is pursuing opportunities to develop next-generation sustainable advances in the manufacturing sector.
For Reykjavik engineer Kristinn Magnusson, the Master of Engineering Leadership was an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally by exploring a new culture, expanding his engineering knowledge and increasing his business and leadership skills.
Two years ago, Abdallah Aburouss was managing manufacturing projects for Nestle in Dubai. Today he’s working for an additive manufacturing company in the automotive and aerospace sector – bringing together his technical expertise with his passion for management, business strategy and entrepreneurship.