Two APSC profs awarded top UBC research prize
Two APSC faculty members — Colleen Varcoe, a professor in the School of Nursing, and David Wilkinson, a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering — have received the UBC Killam Research Prize in recognition of their “outstanding research and scholarly contributions.”
UBC Engineering professor appointed Canadian Chair of the International Union of Radio Science
The National Research Council of Canada has confirmed the appointment of Prof. David G. Michelson of the University of British Columbia as Chair of the Canadian National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) for a three-year term beginning 1 January 2018.
UBC Okanagan professor recognized for tireless support of students
Mina Hoorfar, PEng, a professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering, has received the 2017 Teaching Award of Excellence in Engineering Education from Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia, the association that regulates and governs the engineering and geoscience professions in BC.
Bioproduct and transportation research at UBC Engineering gets $10M boost from Canada Foundation for Innovation
Three UBC Engineering professors — Xiaotao Bi, Walter Mérida and James Olson — have collectively received a total of nearly $10.1 million from the Government of Canada’s Foundation for Innovation (CFI). By advancing the development of cutting-edge bioproducts and next-generation transportation systems, their projects may have a significant positive impact on life in Canada and around the world.
UBC student start-up wins top prize at global entrepreneurship competition
Curos Labs Inc, a start-up founded by applied science and commerce students in UBC’s popular New Venture Design course, received a $10,000 prize for presenting the “most outstanding intangible product” at Virginia Tech’s KnowledgeWorks Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge.
UBC Engineering awarded nearly $10M in NSERC funding
UBC Engineering researchers have received a total of almost $10 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
UBC engineering professor elected to Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
Z Jane Wang, PEng, a professor in UBC’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists (the College).
Two UBC engineering professors elected to Royal Society of Canada
Guy Dumont, PEng, a professor in UBC's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Jiujun Zhang, an adjunct professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), Canada’s highest honour for artists, scholars and scientists.
2017 President’s Staff Award Recipients — Chow and Jolly
On August 28 UBC announced the recipients of the President’s Staff Awards at the Vancouver campus. These awards recognize the personal achievements and contributions that our staff make to UBC, and to the vision and goals of the university.
Students at the University of British Columbia receive Canada’s largest STEM scholarship
Universities announce their 2017 Schulich Leader Scholarship winners
Ali Janjiana, Gibson Clark, Miranda Andersen and Andrew Tong have been named the University of British Columbia’s recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships.