A global tech journey that led me to Silicon Valley
Throughout my time studying mechanical and biomedical engineering at UBC, I tried my best to fill my days with travel and building. I lived in Germany for a year to work in the automotive industry and learn a new language. During my time in Germany…
When the chips are up
Few people can claim, as Colin Harris can, to have been part of a team that contributed, in the 1990s, to the evolution of the Internet. But given the complexity of his company’s innovation, many of us may need Google to understand it. While any…
UBC Engineering students awarded UBC Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships
Four UBC Engineering students — Phoebe Cheung, Tyler Lum, Cailin Ringstrom and Coralie Tcheune — have been named recipients of UBC Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships.
Geering Up's people-focused workshops
Solutions that work for a diverse group of people require a diverse set of perspectives in the design process. At Geering Up, we strive to remove barriers to STEM and empower all to tackle the complexities of finding solutions that work for everyone.
Two UBC Engineering students named 2022 Cansbridge Fellows
The Cansbridge Fellowship program has named Coralie Tcheune, a fourth-year UBC biomedical engineering student, and Callum Woznow, a fourth-year UBC mechanical engineering student, as two of its newest fellows.
UBC spin-off secures $10M investment from Bill Gates-led fund
A University of British Columbia spin-off company that has found a sustainable way to boost the global supply of battery-grade lithium has received $10 million in funding from Breakthrough Energy Ventures, the investment fund founded by Bill Gates…
UBC post-doc entrepreneur’s invention wins nearly $2M prize from Royals, Elon Musk
The following article originally appeared on UBC News. The waste-burning emission reduction invention of a UBC post-doctoral chemical and biological engineering student now has royal recognition and the attention of one of Earth's most…
Introducing E-Hub, a UBC engineering student’s launch pad for gaining career-ready experience
UBC's Faculty of Applied Science has launched its Experiential Learning Hub, a one-stop-shop for students to explore experiential learning opportunities that can enhance their degree. Opportunities include co-op, work-learn, volunteer and…
Designing for inclusion: Awake Labs CEO talks mental health, remote work, and team culture
Designing for inclusion: Awake Labs CEO talks mental health, remote work, and team culture. We sat down with Andrea Palmer to talk about starting Awake Labs from a classroom, how she responded to the pandemic and her approach to inclusive leadership
Alumni Career Stories: Q&A with Roz Seyednejad (BASc '98, MEng '00)
Roz Seyednejad is the founder and managing partner of Stratesol Consulting, where she and her team provide Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit and government grant expertise to help simplify innovation funding…