The Teams

Here’s an overview of all our teams. To find out more about a team, select a tab on the left!

Aerospace Teams

UBC Orbit pushes the limits of technology in an attempt to build a nano-satellite using “off the shelf” products. UBC Rocket is dedicated to the design, construction, and launch of suborbital rockets.
UBC Mars Colony  is dedicated to designing and manufacturing aspects of a habitat that can withstand the challenges of the Martian environment. UBC Aerodesign builds and flies payload-lifting, radio-controlled airplanes.

 Automotive Teams

Formula UBC designs, builds, test and races a new single-seat race car each year to be competitive against 120 top teams from around the world.

UBC Formula Electric is dedicated to designing and constructing a formula-style race car that is completely electrical. UBC Supermileage Team is dedicated to the design and fabrication of ultra fuel-efficient vehicles.

 

 

 

UBC Baja designs and constructs a single-seat all-terrain vehicle. UBC Solar is a solar car racing team. Thunderbikes is an Electric Motorcycle Racing Team that builds high performance electric motorcycles and electric bikes.

 

Chemical and Biomedical Teams

 
UBC Biomedical Engineering Student Team (BEST)  aims to use a context-appropriate approach to address medical challenges worldwide. UBC Chem-E-Car applies principles of chemical engineering to design and build a car powered solely by chemical reactions. UBC BIOMOD solves real world problems through the power of biomolecular nanotechnology!
Bionics Engineering Analysis and Research (BEAR) aims to generate cost effective and rapidly manufacturable bionic solutions to replace human physiology Medical Innovation Student Team (MIST) is a competition team driven by annual projects, focused on solving medical problems through technical innovation


Computer Teams

UBC Launch Pad is a student team focused on annually developing a web or mobile application. UBC Rapid team is designing rapid prototyping machines, also known as 3D printers.

 

Watercraft Teams

UBC Voyage designs a boat capable of conducting autonomous marine research. UBC Sailbots design and build fully autonomous robotic sailboats.  SUBC is UBC’s Human Powered Submarine design team.

Robotics Teams

Snowbots research and design autonomous vehicles ranging from self-driving cars to automatic snowplows. Thunderbots FC are a football club of soccer playing robots. Open Robotics aims to increase robotics knowledge through free training, online resources, and public demonstrations.
UBC Unmanned Aircraft Systems pushes the boundaries of current unmanned aviation technologies by developing innovative drones and ground support systems to compete at national and international competitions. UBC Subbots is dedicated to the design and construction of autonomous underwater vehicles.

 

Civil Teams

UBC Concrete Canoe designs, tests, builds, and ultimately races a canoe made entirely of concrete. For those of you who are wondering, yes! It floats! Concrete Toboggan team designs, builds, and races their sled in the Great North Concrete Toboggan Race.
Steel Bridge designs and builds a strong and lightweight steel bridge structure. UBC Seismic constructs a cost-effective and architecturally pleasing building to resist seismic loading.

 

Sustainability Teams

Sustaingineering UBC designs, develops and applies sustainable energy solutions for developing communities. UBC WasteNauts builds machines to recycle plastics in order to produce usable products.