Faculty Experts

Use the table below to connect with an expert in UBC Applied Science.

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Name Dept Areas of Research
Fionn Byrne Fionn Byrne School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture
Jesús Calviño-Fraga Jesús Calviño-Fraga Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Microprocessors and microcontrollers, assemblers and compilers, embedded systems, power system simulations, voltage stability
Suzanne Campbell Suzanne Campbell School of Nursing
Innovative teaching methodologies; web-enhanced learning and simulation-based pedagogy; lactation, specific to issues of breastfeeding self-confidence, recurrent plugged ducts, and hyperlactation
Yang Cao Yang Cao School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Reconfigurable control of robots, supervisory control switching, precision mechatronic system, flexible space robotic system
Elaine Carty Elaine Carty School of Nursing
Examination of the beliefs and attitudes of university students around childbearing, and the use of humanities (art, poetry, and literature) in health professional education and practice.
Anas Chaaban Anas Chaaban School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
optical wireless communications, network information theory, relay networks, coding theory
Stephanie Chang Stephanie Chang School of Community & Regional Planning
Disaster and risk management planning, natural hazards, climate change, community resilience, urban infrastructure systems, quantitative analysis and modeling
Kenneth Chau Kenneth Chau School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Nanophotonics, microscopy, optical sensors
Christine Chen Christine Chen Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Power systems analysis and control, grid monitoring and analytics, renewable resource integration
Julian Cheng Julian Cheng School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Wireless digital communications, statistical signal processing, orthogonal frequency division multiplexing
Karen Cheung Karen Cheung Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Biomedical microsystems for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, dielectric spectroscopy for flow cytometry, implantable polymer-based microelectrode arrays, integrated cell culture systems
Chiao Mu Mu Chiao Department of Mechanical Engineering
Micro-energy sources, protein-MEMS interaction, MEMS-based photonic devices, design, fabrication and packing of MEMS for biological applications
Sietan Chieng Sie-Tan Chieng Department of Civil Engineering
Soil and water engineering, drainage and irrigation systems planning, design and installation; integrated water management system operations and performance evaluations; impact of irrigation and drainage on water and solute movement in soils, soil salinity control and windblown dust mitigation
Lukas Chrostowski Lukas Chrostowski Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs), silicon photonics, optical communications, biophotonics, semiconductor lasers, VCSELs.
Steve Cockcroft Steve Cockcroft Department of Materials Engineering
Physical phenomena in non-ferrous casting: hot tearing, continuous casting, EB melting and refining, vaccuum casting, finite element-based heat flow and stress codes, optimization of industrial casting processes, mathematical modeling
Ray Cole Ray Cole School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture
Sustainable communities, sustainable design
Patrick Condon Patrick Condon School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture
Sustainable communities, urbanism, visualization and community engagement
Jeff Cook Jeff Cook School of Community & Regional Planning
Participatory, capacity-driven approach to community planning, with expertise in comprehensive community planning, community economic development, health and land use planning
Patrick Cramond Patrick Cramond Department of Mechanical Engineering
Machine design, product design and development, wood machining, sawmilling, curve sawing of in manufacturing lumber, oriented strand board technology, pulp chipping, CAD/CAM, engineering safety into product designs, machine maintenance management, engineering education and teaching
Louise Creagh Louise Creagh Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Thermodynamics and kinetics of protein stability and protein-ligand binding