Why grease can be great: Chemical engineering graduate helps put waste oil to good use
Whether it’s French fries on the menu or an entire deep-fried turkey, disposing of used cooking oil can be a headache. Only a small amount of it can be composted, and dumping the rest down the drain can result in blocked pipes. For university food services departments tasked with preparing food for thousands of students, the challenge of disposing used cooking oil is exponential.
Pulse oximeters capable of reading BP too: ResearchersRead more
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National connected-vehicle ‘test bed’ launches at University of British ColumbiaRead more
UBC launches connected-vehicle test facility on campus
University of British Columbia researchers today unveiled a national test bed for connected-vehicle research as part of an initiative to promote safe, smart transportation in BC and beyond.
The facility, called AURORA, includes a network operations centre, a mobile base station and five intersections equipped with roadside units on the southeastern portion of UBC’s Vancouver campus. It also includes traffic cameras, software-defined radios, a smart traffic signal controller and two test drive vehicles, with all units connected to the campus network by wireless links.
Cheap water test UBCO firstRead more
Waterloo creates a ‘terrarium for robots’Read more
UBC Okanagan researchers look to create homes that withstand tornadoesRead more
Innovative floor-cleaning robots now scrubbing the halls of UBC
Oct 26, 2018 | For more information, contact Erik Rolfsen
A partnership between the University of British Columbia and an innovative robotics company led by three UBC graduates is bringing seven artificially intelligent floor-cleaning robots to UBC’s Vancouver campus.
CERC receives nearly $1 million to optimize carbon capture and recycling technologies
The University of British Columbia's Clean Energy Research Centre (CERC) has received $913,516 from Western Economic Diversification Canada, a federal institution that seeks to diversify the economy and improve the quality of life in Western Canada by supporting innovation and business and community development.