German President's visit to UBC highlights clean energy and climate change solutions

Apr 28, 2023 | Announcement

UBC Applied Science research is making waves - with the President of Germany visiting UBC to see the practical solutions that Applied Science researchers are developing to address complex challenges like climate change and clean energy.

Rocking on to a career in geological engineering

May 30, 2023 | Spotlight

UBC Engineering student Owen Perfect's passion for geological engineering began with a love for the outdoors. Now, working for his Applied Science Co-op employer, he aims to play an important role in the future of sustainable mining.

'I was in a coma for about 45 days': UBC student graduates after near-fatal accident

CTV News | May 30, 2023 | Media coverage

Mechanical engineering student Yi Yi Du, who nearly lost his life and suffered brain injuries from a vehicle collision in 2021, will be graduating this week.

Will e-bike rebate program get people out of their cars? Here’s what UBC research shows

Vancouver Sun | May 30, 2023 | Media coverage

Civil engineering's active transportation lab headed by Dr. Alex Bigazzi found that electric bikes help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and congestion. Civil engineering PhD students Amir Hassanpour and Elmira Berjisian were quoted.

Quest for a greener future: my journey in chemical and biological engineering and beyond

May 29, 2023 | Spotlight

UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering student Amelia Dai plans to further her quest for a greener future by pursuing a PhD in ChemE at MIT.

An engineering degree is more than just the academics

May 29, 2023 | Spotlight

Going into engineering, I knew that it would not be an easy degree. I genuinely enjoyed what I studied, however, making it a lot more manageable. I will forever be grateful for all the support I received from my family, friends, professors, and…

Navigating life’s surprises

May 29, 2023 | Spotlight

I am graduating from UBC as a slightly different individual than the one I envisioned at the beginning of my undergraduate journey. Throughout my time here, I engaged in undergraduate research, participated in language exchange programs, and took…

From Iron Rings to stethoscopes: bridging the gap between engineering and medicine

May 29, 2023 | Spotlight

I am graduating with a degree in Biomedical Engineering. I am a Wesbrook Scholar and an active member of the community, both on and off campus. Throughout my time at UBC, I’ve been a TA, participated in design teams, led projects in the Engineers…

Insights from a civil engineer: Assessing the Sea to Sky Highway’s design

Squamish Chief | May 29, 2023 | Media coverage

UBC Okanagan School of Engineering professor Dr. Suliman Gargoum discussed the design of the Sea to Sky Highway that links Lions Bay and Whistler. 

From science fiction to classroom reality: How this UBC instructor is using AI as a teaching tool

May 25, 2023 | Announcement

UBC instructor Miti Isbasescu is exploring how AI can be incorporated into classrooms to better aid student learning and reduce the "bottleneck" of questions that TAs receive.

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