UBC Geering Up wins Actua Award for Excellence 

Mar 22, 2023 | Announcement

UBC's Geering Up Engineering Outreach was presented with the Actua 2022 Award for Excellence.

New UBC water treatment zaps ‘forever chemicals’ for good

Mar 21, 2023 | Announcement

Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new water treatment that removes “forever chemicals” from drinking water safely, efficiently – and for good.

UBC celebrates research excellence, recognizes five UBC Engineering profs

Mar 21, 2023 | Announcement

Five UBC Engineering professors are among this year's UBC Faculty Research Award recipients, who were announced by the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation.

Developing period products that are healthier for the body — and the planet

TorontoStar | Mar 14, 2023 | Media coverage

Biomedical engineering professor Rashmi Prakash and her team are learning to create compostable period products.

UBC Applied Science and Teck announce $4M for mine tailings research and education

Mar 06, 2023 | Announcement

UBC Applied Science and Teck announced a $4 million investment into a new professorship focused on enhancing safety and sustainability in mine tailings management.

UBC enhances tailings management education for engineers

Canadian Consulting Engineer | Mar 06, 2023 | Media coverage

UBC and mining company Teck Resources are investing $4 million to support a new tailings management professorship.

UBCO researchers improve cell service by using 'smart' surfaces

Castanet | Mar 03, 2023 | Media coverage

UBCO engineering professor Dr. Anas Chaaban is leading research into ways to improve wireless communications using smart surfaces, which can improve network sensing abilities.

Micro mobility revolution races ahead as policymakers and police try to keep up

Globe and Mail | Mar 03, 2023 | Media coverage

Civil engineering professor Dr. Alex Bigazzi discussed the micromobility revolution. 

Researchers test smart surfaces to improve wireless communication and localization

Mar 03, 2023 | Announcement

UBC Okanagan researchers are testing reconfigurable intelligent surfaces—smart surfaces—that can serve as reflectors to improve cell service with existing wireless networks.

Metro Vancouver takes 2nd spot for worst metro traffic in North America: TomTom

City News | Mar 01, 2023 | Media coverage

Civil engineering professor Dr. Alex Bigazzi cautioned against using traffic indices as an indicator of transportation system performance.

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