Engineering students among 24hrs’ Top 24

Four UBC Engineering students were among 24hrs’ “ Top 24 Under 24″ list.

• Chemical and Biological Engineering student Michael Peters for his innovation and design of “The Actuator”, a wheelchair adaptation that prevents deep vein thrombosis.

• Mechanical Engineering student Andrea Palmer for her work as the technical lead and captain of the UBC Thunderbots, the autonomous soccer-playing robot team. She is also a councillor for the Women in Engineering student council, providing support and raising awareness of the role of women within the faculty.

• Engineering Physics student Patrick Wong for his commitment to figure skating and his leadership role as a skating coach to youth in his community.

• Computer Engineering student Harshanvit Singh Chhatwal for creating a community within UBC for international students while maintaining academic excellence.

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