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.


 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.


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
 team designs a small, low-cost vehicle to travel a specified distance within 2 minutes with a designated weight of water.
 UBC BIOMOD solves real world problems through the power of biomolecular nanotechnology!

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.


Fluid Dynamics Teams

UBC AeroDesign builds and flies payload lifting, radio controlled airplanes to compete in the international SAE Aero Design Competition. SUBC also known as UBC’s Human Powered Submarine, is exactly that.


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 focus on the design and integration of unmanned aircraft systems and remote sensing technology. UBC Sailbots design and build fully autonomous robotic sailboats.


Structural 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 EERI 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.