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Finding happiness in the smallest bits and bytes

May 19, 2022 | 11:31pm | Spotlight

My journey at UBC has been a transformative experience defined by many small moments coming together to shape the person I am today. - Michael Ko, UBC Engineering Physics graduate

The serendipitous world of fluid flows

Nov 22, 2021 | 07:18am | Spotlight

I am a graduate researcher at the Computational Multiphysics Laboratory at UBC. My work revolves around using computational methods to study complex flows in the oceans.  When I am not busy solving fluid dynamics problems, you are most likely to…

Planning for gender equity in housing

Nov 15, 2021 | 02:56pm | Spotlight

Sarah is a recent graduate from the School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia. Her interests are in affordable housing and social policy planning. Sarah is passionate about creating cities that are accessible,…

It's the people, not the place

Nov 15, 2021 | 01:52am | Spotlight

The day I moved into residency was the first day I had ever stepped foot onto UBC campus grounds — I knew no one, and was a bit overwhelmed at the size of campus. After growing up on a farm in Saskatchewan, attending one school from K-12, and…

Building robots and community

Nov 14, 2021 | 11:44pm | Spotlight

The past six years have been a memorable and rewarding journey to becoming an engineer. It feels surreal to be graduating since UBC has been a prominent part of my life for so long. During my studies, I worked on autonomous soccer robotics with UBC…

AI meets medicine

Nov 14, 2021 | 08:29pm | 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…

To engineering and beyond — An integrated engineer’s journey to success at UBC

Nov 13, 2021 | 05:42pm | Spotlight

My name is Andrei Gavrilov and I am a 2021 UBC Dean's Honour List Graduate from Integrated Engineering, specializing in Computer and Mining Engineering and Minoring in Commerce. Currently, I am working as a Data Analyst in the Advanced…

Making the most of a global pandemic

Nov 12, 2021 | 12:24pm | Spotlight

I entered nursing as a third career. I started my studies in Music and Education and trained as a high school music, biology, and outdoor education teacher. I quickly found my stride with an at-risk youth population in alternative learning…

Engiprenuership: when engineering meets entrepreneurship

Nov 11, 2021 | 08:11pm | Spotlight

Hi, I’m Matthew! I sometimes describe myself as an ‘Engipreneur’ – which is what you get when you take an engineer down the entrepreneurial path. I am driven to make a positive impact within the world, in a manner that is socially and…

Interplay between learning and personal growth

Nov 10, 2021 | 05:00pm | Spotlight

I have completed both a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Master of Applied Science degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering at UBC. I have adapted to a lot of changes from immigration to a long commute and balancing family responsibilities.…

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