Undergraduate Student Services

Members of the Undergraduate Student Services team are available to help each student get the courses, program and support they need to achieve their goal. If you would like to discuss the career paths available in ECE, or need help with your schedule there are a number of people in the department that can help you. You can contact members of the Undergradute Advising Team by email or phone or you can join the conversation with Professor Gopalakrishnan on the ECE Undergraduate Advising Facebook Group.

Sathish Gopalakrishnan and Farshid Agharebparast
Senior Academic Advisors
sathish [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca, KAIS 4045, (604) 827-4343
farshid [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca, KAIS 3045, (604) 827-4737
Dr. Sathish Gopalakrishnan and Dr. Farshid Agharebparast oversee program delivery and implementation. They handle more complicated situations including, but not limited to, cases involving pre/co-requisite waivers, transfer credit assessments, course substitutions/exemptions, and academic integrity. They are also available to discuss student questions related to program content, options, technical elective selection and career paths.

Cathleen Holtvogt
Undergraduate Program Assistant
help [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca
KAIS 2010
(604) 822-0965
Cathleen is your first point of contact for questions regarding your studies. She has served many EECE undergraduates over the years by providing thoughtful degree and program advising support as well as registration assistance. Cathleen can support you with understanding and interpreting UBC Applied Science and EECE requirements.

Mary Chan
Course Scheduling
help [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca
KAIS 2010
(604) 827-5580
Mary designs and constructs Standard timetables (by finding rooms and resolving scheduling conflicts) and courses scheduling for Electrical and Computer Engineering department.  Mary can assist with course registration questions and general program information. Mary has worked at EECE since 2003 working on scheduling and assisting students with registration and understanding program requirements.  Mary can assist faculty with textbook adoption.

Program Advisors

Farshid Agharebparast
Program Advisor, Electrical Engineering
farshid [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca

Paul Davies
Program Advisor, Computer Engineering
pauld [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca

Option Coordinators

Ali Mesbah
Software Option
amesbah [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca (amesbah)sathish [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca (@ece.ubc.ca)

Jane Z. Wang
Biomedical Engineering Option
zjanew [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca (zjanew)rohling [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca (@ece.ubc.ca)

William Dunford
Energy Systems Option
wgd [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca (wgd)@ece.ubc.ca

John Madden
Nanotechnology and Microsystems Option
jmadden [at] ece [dot] ubc [dot] ca


Recommended Laptop Specifications

Suggestions about what you should consider when purchasing a laptop for school as an ECE student can be found on the Recommended Laptop Specifications Page.

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