‘It was transformative’: Nelson residents reflect on attending COP27

Today in BC | Dec 07, 2022 | Media coverage

Electrical and computer engineering graduate student Gideon Berry discussed their "transformative" experience at COP27.

Over $5M awarded to UBC Engineering research advancing climate change mitigation 

Dec 07, 2022 | Announcement

Two UBC Engineering research projects that aim to understand and quantify transportation emissions in Canada are receiving over $5 million in funding from the Government of Canada.

‘I basically live in a construction site’: UBC scientist leads research on disaster-resilient building

Journal of Commerce | Dec 06, 2022 | Media coverage

Dr. Lisa Tobber, a civil engineering professor, is the head of a research project that will test new building materials for disaster resilience and try to create the perfect equation for construction optimization.

Microencapsulation research is focused on scaling up feeding into space

Nutra Ingredients USA | Dec 06, 2022 | Media coverage

Dr. John Frostad, an assistant professor in chemical and biological engineering, leads a team that is creating new ways of encapsulating omega-3 fatty acids so that they can extend its shelf life.

Staff receive Dean's Awards for UBC Engineering contributions

Dec 05, 2022 | Announcement

Recognizing staff members' exceptional contributions to the UBC Engineering community, the 2022 Dean's Staff Awards for Excellence go to Erik Wilson, Renee Leboe, Heather Gerrits and Erin Fehr.

UBCO study tracking travel through COVID needs your help

InfoTel | Nov 30, 2022 | Media coverage

Dr. Mahmudur Fatmi, assistant professor of civil engineering at UBCO, is leading a study that is looking into how travel patterns changed through the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers are offering a chance to win gift cards for people willing to…

Solving problems with a little bit of everything

Research2Reality | Nov 30, 2022 | Media coverage

 The UBC School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) is the first inter-faculty school at the UBC, acting as a hub between experts from many fields. SBME director Peter Zandstra and students discussed the benefits of the interdisciplinarity of the…

New research improves the coolness factor for athletes

Business Telegraph | Nov 30, 2022 | Media coverage

Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Farzan Gholamreza, lead author of UBCO’s Cluster of Research Excellence in Comfort Enhancing Technologies, discussed developing next-generation fabric to keep people warm, dry and comfortable, no matter the temperature or…

This Black Friday, consider curbing your consumption

University of British Columbia Magazine | Nov 30, 2022 | Media coverage

Dr. Maria Holuszko, assistant professor at UBC’s Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, acknowledges that the lives of electronics are getting shorter and urges people to keep their electronics as long as they’re functional.

Kelowna protest against Iranian regime will release balloons with victims' names

InfoTel | Nov 30, 2022 | Media coverage

Ray Taheri, professor of manufacturing and materials engineering, will co-organize rallies in Kelowna for those suffering from human rights abuses in Iran.

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