Research Excellence

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.

Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Engineering receive GCRC funding

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Four Research Excellence Clusters led by UBC Engineering faculty members will receive funding through UBC's Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) competition.

Two UBC Engineering faculty members elected to Royal Society of Canada

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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.

UBC electrical and computer engineering expert named Canada Research Chair

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Dr. Olivia Di Matteo, a new Canada Research Chair in Quantum Software and Algorithms, shares what her current and future research looks like.

UBC Engineering research and outreach receive over $12M investment

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Forty-six UBC engineering projects have received federal and provincial funding to advance innovation and learning, support research that tackles the challenges of human equity and climate change, and promote STEM to B.C. youth.

UBC researchers discover way to filter microplastics out of water using plants

The Province | | Media coverage

Chemical and biological engineering professor Dr. Orlando Rojas led BioProducts Institute researchers in developing a device that uses wood dust to trap up to 99.9 per cent of microplastics in water.

Microplastic pollution: Plants could be the answer

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A new device developed by UBC engineers uses wood dust to trap up to 99.9 per cent of microplastics in water.

New UBC Engineering research takes aim at improving diagnostic imaging

| Announcement

UBC Okanagan School of Engineering researchers Jonathan Holzman and Alexis Guidi are exploring the potential of terahertz radiation to improve the quality of medical diagnostic imaging.

Researchers develop cheaper way to make carbon fibers from oil sands byproducts

American Society of Mechanical Engineers | | Media coverage

Materials engineering assistant professor Dr. Yasmine Abdin has developed a method to turn asphaltene into carbon fibre.

What B.C. is learning about earthquakes from the 2023 disaster in Turkey

The Weather Network | | Media coverage

A team of civil engineering researchers are investigating why some buildings collapsed and not others during the February 2023 earthquake in Turkey.

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