engineering

Customized and Community-Driven Clean Water Solutions

For as long as they could remember, many members of the Lytton First Nation in British Columbia had been wary of tap water. Even as children, they had known that if they drank it, they might get sick. So in the summer of 2016, it was with cautious optimism that the residents of five homes in two Lytton reserves watched as a new water treatment system was installed in their basements. Could this refrigerator-sized device, developed by researchers at UBC really give them the clean tap water they had needed for years?

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UBC researchers develop inexpensive tool to test drinking water

The story also appeared in Langley Advance.

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UBC engineering team recovers stolen project bike

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Slope still posing a threat

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How do we curb the rise of the distracted pedestrian?

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Brazil's Costly Mining Failures Tied to Cheap Waste Storage

This story also appeared in the SFGate

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UBC researchers develop high-level gas detection system

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Can West-UBC Hyperloop

The story was also mentioned on Breakfast Television.

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Mining executive steps away from UBC keynote address ahead of securities hearing

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Search engine-enhancing research from UBC and Microsoft wins best paper award

Rabab Ward, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at UBC, has received a 2018 Best Paper Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society. She shares the honour with her co-authors at Microsoft Research, including Hamid Palangi, her former doctoral student and the paper’s lead author.

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