German President's visit to UBC highlights clean energy and climate change solutions

| Announcement

UBC Applied Science research is making waves - with the President of Germany visiting UBC to see the practical solutions that Applied Science researchers are developing to address complex challenges like climate change and clean energy.

From here to Tesla - how UBC's Formula Electric Team builds the EV experts of the future!

Transport Evolved | | Media coverage

UBC’s Formula Electric Team, including engineering students, built an electric vehicle that was showcased at Fully Charged Live, a home energy and electric vehicle show. 

Meet a UBC student trying to make Vancouver more sustainable and accessible

CTV News | | Media coverage

Electrical engineering student Stephanie Quon has spearheaded dozens of projects and raised thousands of dollars in funding for community programs. 

No more soft plastics as Yukon recyclers brace for major changes | CBC News

CBC | | Media coverage

UBCO engineering professor Dr. Mohammad Arjmand is leading research on how to manipulate the properties of recycled plastics, making them more resistant to heat or corrosion, or conductive to electricity. 

Scientists develop unreal solution to get toxic microplastics out of our drinking water: ‘[They] pose a growing threat’

Yahoo News | | Media coverage

Dr. Orlando Rojas, Director of UBC’s BioProducts Institute, with forestry and chemical and biological engineering researchers developed a device that uses wood dust to trap up to 99.9 per cent of microplastics in water. 

Tackling tailings with microbes

Elko Daily Free Press | | Media coverage

Chemical and biological engineering professor Dr. Vikramaditya Yadav discussed using microbes to clean up tailings water, a by-product of mining. 

Researchers simulating wildfire evacuations for five Western Canadian communities

The Globe and Mail | | Media coverage

Civil engineering professor Dr. Amy Kim is part of a study that will survey residents in the Alberta communities of Canmore and Whitecourt and the B.C. towns of Quesnel, Salmon Arm and Nelson on evacuations and decisions in disasters. 

2023 Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium conference

Oct 3, 2023 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm | Event

Learn more about engineering graduate programs from UBC Engineering and the 9 partner institutions in the Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium (CGEC).

Two UBC Engineering faculty members elected to Royal Society of Canada

| Announcement

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.

How is the Miami River cleaned? New technologies to eradicate microplastics 

NBC Miami | | Media coverage

Media mentioned a device developed by forestry and chemical and biological engineering researchers that uses wood dust to trap up to 99.9 per cent of microplastics in water. 

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