Research excellence

New roster of ‘superstar’ research chairs reflects equity rules

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Mechanical engineers at UBC Okanagan working to develop better artificial heart valves

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UBC and McMaster researchers use plant cellulose for bone implants

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Heart valve a UBCO first

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UBC Okanagan develops groundbreaking synthetic heart valves

The story also appeared in The Province.

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A new drug promises to lower risks of asthma attack

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Low-cost skin-cancer detector developed by UBC researcher Social Sharing

The story also appeared on GlobalStar Vancouver and News 1130.

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How do we curb the rise of the distracted pedestrian?

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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.

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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.

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