Centres & Laboratories

Applied Science participates in a number of research centres and laboratories at UBC, some of which are inter-faculty collaborations and others of which are within Applied Science and involve inter-departmental collaborations.

Architecture & Landscape Architecture

Community & Regional Planning



Networks of Centres of Excellence

Applied Science faculty members also participate in several distinguished Networks of Centres of Excellence, including:

  • AUTO 21 - The Automobile of the 21st Century
  • Canadian Water Network
  • Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems
  • Intelligent Sensing for Innovative Structures
  • Micronet-Microelectronic Devices, Circuits and Systems
  • Sustainable Forest Management

NSERC Strategic Research Networks

UBC Applied Science faculty members are the primary investigators responsible for three NSERC Strategic Network Grants which provide $15m over five years. These include:

Applied Research Consortiums