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Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Engineering receive GCRC funding

| Announcement

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

MineSense co-founder gets Mitacs award

Business in Vancouver | | Media coverage

Bern Klein, a professor in the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering and co-inventor of the technology used by MineSense Technologies, was recently recognized for his contributions to science with a Mitacs Award.

New BCKDF funding supports innovation

UBC VP Research and Innovation | | Media coverage

Two UBCO School of Engineering projects led by Drs. Alyse Kiesser and Lisa Tobber receive $125,000 and $619,000 in funding respectively.

Alberta computer science teacher receives 2023 McEwen Family Teacher Recognition Award

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Said El Mejdani was nominated by his former high school student Manorama Joshi, now a second-year UBC biomedical engineering student, for the impact he had on her and other students.

Three Applied Science staff receive 2023 President’s Awards

UBC Focus on People | | Media coverage

Applied Science staff members Sara Buse, Sean Buxton and Jennifer Pelletier receive the 2023 President's Staff Awards for Leadership, Creativity and Innovation, and Advancing Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence, respectively.

Two UBC Engineering faculty members elected to Royal Society of Canada

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Dr. Emily Cranston, a professor in chemical and biological engineering and wood science, and Dr. Jian Liu, an associate professor at the UBC Okanagan School of Engineering, are two of the Royal Society of Canada's newest Members.

UBC electrical and computer engineering expert named Canada Research Chair

| Announcement

Dr. Olivia Di Matteo, a new Canada Research Chair in Quantum Software and Algorithms, shares what her current and future research looks like.

UBC Engineering research and outreach receive over $12M investment

| Announcement

Forty-six UBC engineering projects have received federal and provincial funding to advance innovation and learning, support research that tackles the challenges of human equity and climate change, and promote STEM to B.C. youth.

Vancouver man wins award for work aimed at improving air quality

Surrey Now-Leader | | Media coverage

Chemical and biological engineering postdoctoral researcher Dr. Kevin Kung received the Mitacs Environmental Entrepreneur Award. 

Interdisciplinary UBC Engineering research tackles healthy aging

| Announcement

Two interdisciplinary research projects involving UBC Engineering researchers are each receiving up to $25,000 from UBC Health to develop innovative solutions to pressing health challenges. 

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