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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Hardware and Software Biofeedback for Physiotherapy

Aug 11, 2022 | Spotlight

Our project  PhysViz is an exercise-based telerehabilitation system. The package includes a Bluetooth-enabled load sensor and mobile application for providing biofeedback to patients. It also includes a clinician-facing web portal for monitoring…

IoT Sensor to Improve Learning and Focus in Classrooms

Aug 11, 2022 | Spotlight

Our project  Studies have shown that environmental conditions such as CO2, temperature and humidity exceeding certain thresholds can have a negative impact on the effective learning of students in classrooms. Our project lets the teacher know when…

Monitor Nature with AI Automatic Change Detection

Aug 09, 2022 | Spotlight

Our project  Billions of trees are lost due to deforestation every year, increasing the severity of the impacts of climate change and loss of biodiversity. Immediate action is required to prevent more trees from being cut.  We developed an easy-to…

What to do when you don’t know what to do

May 30, 2022 | Spotlight

Hello, my name is Tony. I’m graduating in the summer of 2022 from Electrical Engineering in the Biomedical specialization with a minor in Physics. My five years at UBC has been characterized by an abundance of uncertainty about my future path, but…

AI meets medicine

Nov 14, 2021 | Spotlight

I am a machine learning scientist with software engineering background, aiming to innovate improved solutions for healthcare challenges. I recently completed my Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering department at UBC with my research focused…

From admiring a hydroelectric dam at the age of 10, to becoming an electrical engineer

May 30, 2021 | Spotlight

I am an M.Eng student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program at UBC’s Vancouver campus. I obtained my bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from India and joined UBC in September 2019, to add another feather to my cap.

Diversity is key: a tale of dentistry and machine learning

May 29, 2021 | Spotlight

In short, I’m a machine learning scientist, software engineer, entrepreneur/co-founder, and CTO, who used to be a Dentist! I’m all and none of the above, but a mere traveller from a kingdom far away, who seeks meaning in the butterfly effects of his…

A decade-long journey at UBC Engineering

May 25, 2021 | Spotlight

Growing up, I would watch my father express his passion over his work in electrical engineering. When I was 13 years old, I had the opportunity to visit the world's largest manufacturing facility for medium-voltage vacuum interrupters and…

Claire Preston, MASc '20, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jun 10, 2020 | Spotlight

As a science fiction enthusiast, I have always been fascinated with stretching the possibilities of reality. This is perhaps what led me to study physics for my bachelor’s degree. During that time, I developed a keen interest in applying physics to…

Kevin Dsouza, PhD '19, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jun 05, 2019 | Spotlight

I joined UBC as a master’s student working on information theory and machine learning, and after successfully completing that degree, have continued towards a PhD at the intersection of machine learning and genomics. While a master’s student I…

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