Student ingenuity abuzz on Design and Innovation Day 2024

| Announcement

From addressing environmental challenges to enhancing human well-being, the 201 capstone projects on display at the 2024 Design and Innovation Day showcase were a testament to the ingenuity and commitment of UBC’s aspiring engineers.

Three APSC-led community-university projects supported by UBC 2023-24 CUES Fund

Community Engagement | | Media coverage

Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch and Dr. Victoria (Vicky) Bungay from the School of Nursing, and Dr. Ryan Ziels from Civil Engineering are among the faculty partners who've been awarded over $700,000 through the 2023-24 Community-University Engagement…

Energizing Sustainability

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Kaiser Foundation for Higher Education donates $10M to the future of sustainable energy at UBC Engineering.

Vancouver-based UVX sweeps in to fight infections in senior care homes

BC Business | | Media coverage

Recent engineering alumni Saimir Sulaj and Kunal Sethi have developed a UV light device to safely disinfect air and surfaces in their new tech startup.

A global tech journey that led me to Silicon Valley

| Spotlight

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.

When the chips are up

| Spotlight

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

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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

| Announcement

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

| Announcement

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

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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…

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