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Advanced Materials Manufacturing

The Master of Engineering Leadership in Advanced Materials Manufacturing was a distinguished program offered from 2016 to 2023, specifically designed for engineers and technical leaders eager to spearhead advancements in the automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing sectors. As we reflect on the program’s legacy, it’s important to note that, although it is no longer accepting new students, its impact and the achievements of its graduates continue to resonate across industries.

This interdisciplinary master’s program uniquely blended graduate-level engineering coursework with cutting-edge business education from UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School. This unique, interdisciplinary program equipped students with not just advanced technical abilities but also the strategic leadership skills necessary for propelling their careers forward in innovative directions.

The following information about Advanced Materials Manufacturing summarizes the goals and outcomes of the program as a record for employers, current students and our past graduates.

Throughout the course of the program, students explored the full spectrum of the industry value chain, from the initial selection of materials to the final stages of production. This comprehensive approach ensured that graduates left the program with:

  • A deepened understanding of sector-specific challenges and solutions, gained through a hands-on, project-based curriculum that spans the entire industry value chain.
  • Enhanced technical and analytical capabilities, honed by utilizing advanced process simulation tools and engaging with relevant case studies.
  • The opportunity to learn from esteemed faculty members and industry professionals at UBC’s state-of-the-art facilities and multidisciplinary research centers.
  • An expanded professional network, cultivated through collaboration with fellow MEL students from various disciplines.
  • Essential business acumen, project management know-how, and interpersonal skills that position them to ascend to leadership roles and navigate complex professional landscapes with confidence.

While the Master of Engineering Leadership in Advanced Materials Manufacturing program may not be continuing, the legacy of its curriculum, its faculty, and most importantly, its alumni, endures. We invite you to discover the remarkable paths our Advanced Materials Manufacturing alumni have taken, illustrating the lasting value and influence of their education.

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