UBC Engineering entrepreneurs join fight against plastic pollution

May 26, 2022 | 08:49am | Announcement

The end of plastic pollution—in the oceans, on land and in our air—is within reach with two UBC ventures working hard on solutions that could make this vision a reality.

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

Three UBC students named engineering ambassadors

May 18, 2022 | 09:48am | Announcement

Three UBC Engineering undergraduate students have received Ambassador Awards from the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF).

Shaping water

May 10, 2022 | 10:04am | Announcement

Engineering researchers at the University of British Columbia have found a simple way to create soft structures of various shapes and sizes using oil and water.

BRIMM webinar series: The future of biotechnology in mining

May 17, 2022 | 10:00am - 11:30am | Event

BRIMM is excited to partner with the MICA network (Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator) to deliver a 2-day webinar series: The Future of Biotechnology in Mining.

Engineers at UBC get under the skin of ionic skin

Apr 28, 2022 | 11:00am | Announcement

In the quest to build smart skin that mimics the sensing capabilities of natural skin, ionic skins have shown significant advantages. They're made of flexible, biocompatible hydrogels that use ions to carry an electrical charge. In contrast to…

Why carbon capture and storage is key to avoiding the worst effects of the climate emergency

Apr 22, 2022 | 01:02am | Announcement

UBC chemical and biological engineering professor Dr. Naoko Ellis offers an incisive look at CCUS: what they are, how they have been unfairly criticized — and why they are technologies "we can't ignore" in the ongoing fight against…

Three UBC Engineering profs awarded Killam Teaching Prize

Apr 13, 2022 | 11:37pm | Announcement

Three UBC Engineering professors have received the 2021/22 Killam Teaching Prize.

Shawinigan: Difficulties with membrane filtration experienced elsewhere in Quebec

Radio Canada | Apr 08, 2022 | 09:36am | Media coverage

UBC civil engineering professor Dr. Pierre Bérubé discussed using membrane filtration in water treatment facilities.  

More copper, less infection

Apr 07, 2022 | 07:52pm | Announcement

More than 400 antimicrobial copper patches have been installed on door handles and railings in UBC buildings including the Chemical and Biological Engineering building, the Pulp and Paper Centre, and the School of Nursing.

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