How do we curb the rise of the distracted pedestrian?Read more
APSC profs receive UBC Faculty Research Awards
Three APSC professors have received UBC Faculty Research Awards in recognition of their exceptional research work.
The Killam Research Prize was awarded to Karthik Pattabiraman, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, for his outstanding research and scholarly contributions in the field of computer and software systems.
Search engine-enhancing research from UBC and Microsoft wins best paper award
Rabab Ward, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at UBC, has received a 2018 Best Paper Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society. She shares the honour with her co-authors at Microsoft Research, including Hamid Palangi, her former doctoral student and the paper’s lead author.
Pulse oximeters capable of reading BP too: ResearchersRead more
Five UBC students awarded prestigious Women in Technology ScholarshipsRead more
National connected-vehicle ‘test bed’ launches at University of British ColumbiaRead more
Engineering profs receive alumni UBC Achievement Awards
Three members of the APSC community — mechanical engineering professor Nemkumar Banthia; electrical and computer engineering professor emeritus Charles Laszlo; and electrical and computer engineering adjunct professor James McEwen — have received alumni UBC Achievement Awards.
Waterloo creates a ‘terrarium for robots’Read more
UBC Okanagan researchers look to create homes that withstand tornadoesRead more
Legacy of BC’s First Nobel Laureate Lives On Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Michael Smith’s Nobel Prize
Vancouver, BC — This October, organizations from across British Columbia’s scientific research community are celebrating the powerful legacy of Dr. Michael Smith, the province’s first Nobel Laureate, as we mark the 25th anniversary of his Nobel Prize. Smith’s impact and foundational work in genomics inspired many and helped propel our province to international prominence as a world leader in genomics research.