It’s been years in the making, but now the first students are in class for UNBC’s Master in Engineering in Integrated Wood Design. Fittingly, the program is located at the 8-storey Wood Innovation and Design Centre, in downtown Prince George. For the last two years, Vancouver structural engineer Chelsea Olson has kept her eye on Prince George. The cohort of UNBC’s Master of Engineering in Integrated Wood Design. The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) announced July 26 it will be offering two new masters programs based at its Wood Innovation and Design Centre, currently under construction in Prince George. According to Matt Wood, spokesman at UNBC, the engineering program will begin in fall 2015.
Russell Bowers sits down with Guido Wimmers of the new wood engineering program at UNBC to talk about the program’s future, and what it will do for Prince George and B. Students entered in UNBC’s Master of Engineering program began day 1 of classes at the Wood Innovation and Design Centre today (Tue). Allnorth CEO, Darby Kreitz, comments on new engineering masters programs offered by UNBC at the Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) in Prince George, BC.
Two new wood engineering master degrees will begin September 2015 at the Wood Innovation and Design Centre in Prince George to let UNBC students gain the education and skills needed in a changing labour market, while maintaining B. When university, government and private sector officials met at UNBC on Friday to announce two new wood-focused masters programs at the school, the name spoken most often as an advocate for the engineering expansion was Albert Koehler. UNBC has announced that Dr. Guido Wimmers will be the inaugural program lead for the proposed Master of Engineering in Integrated Wood Design program that will be housed at the WIDC.
Construction Corner: Wood buildings growing in B.C. It will house the UNBC’s master’s program in wood engineering, which launches in January.