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Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Engineering receive GCRC funding

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Four Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Engineering faculty members will receive funding through UBC's Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) competition.

UBCO engineering team triumphs at international robotics competition

UBC Okanagan News | | Media coverage

Engineering and science students from UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College recently returned from Boston where they demonstrated the autobot they specifically designed to detect “zombie” or underground wildfires that can smoulder months after the…

Engineers Canada awards UBC engineer for educational excellence

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Dr. Gabriel Potvin, Associate Professor of Teaching in UBC's Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has received the 2024 Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education from Engineers Canada.

Engineering professor Dr. Mark Martinez receives two TAPPI awards

Pulp and Paper Canada | | Media coverage

Chemical and biological engineering professor recognized for outstanding contributions to pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and converting industries.

School of Engineering alumni Ian Roth one of Kelowna Chamber’s 40 under 40

Kelowna Capital News | | Media coverage

Ian was commemorated for projects such as the Highway 97 Lake Country Transportation Planning Study and the UBC Okanagan Transportation Plan.

UBC Engineering professor elected to Canadian Academy of Engineering

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Dr. Bhushan Gopaluni, a UBC professor of chemical and biological engineering, is one of 54 new Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

UBC engineering experts win four UBC research awards

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Four UBC engineering researchers — two based at the Vancouver campus and two at the Okanagan campus — are being honoured with this year’s UBC Faculty Research Awards from the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation.

Five UBC engineering experts named Canada Research Chairs

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Dr. Anna Blakney, Dr. Amanda Giang, Dr. Ali G. Madiseh, Dr. Will Hughes and Dr. Carolina Tropini are among this year's new and renewed Canada Research Chairs.

UBC Engineering research awarded over $22M from CFI, NSERC and SSHRC

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Thirty-seven UBC-led engineering research projects have received federal funding on work to understand develop solutions to the challenges that Canadians face.

Research Excellence Clusters funded in 2024/25

UBC Research + Innovation | | Media coverage

Ten research excellence clusters led by Applied Science researchers will be supported through UBC's Research Excellence Clusters initiative in 2024/25.

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