UBC Engineering students awarded UBC Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships

Mar 23, 2022 | Announcement

Four UBC Engineering students — Phoebe Cheung, Tyler Lum, Cailin Ringstrom and Coralie Tcheune — have been named recipients of UBC Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships.

Geering Up's people-focused workshops

Feb 25, 2022 | Announcement

Solutions that work for a diverse group of people require a diverse set of perspectives in the design process. At Geering Up, we strive to remove barriers to STEM and empower all to tackle the complexities of finding solutions that work for everyone.

Two UBC Engineering students named 2022 Cansbridge Fellows

Feb 16, 2022 | Announcement

The Cansbridge Fellowship program has named Coralie Tcheune, a fourth-year UBC biomedical engineering student, and Callum Woznow, a fourth-year UBC mechanical engineering student, as two of its newest fellows. 

UBC spin-off secures $10M investment from Bill Gates-led fund

Feb 14, 2022 | Announcement

A University of British Columbia spin-off company that has found a sustainable way to boost the global supply of battery-grade lithium has received $10 million in funding from Breakthrough Energy Ventures, the investment fund founded by Bill Gates…

UBC post-doc entrepreneur’s invention wins nearly $2M prize from Royals, Elon Musk

Nov 24, 2021 | Announcement

The following article originally appeared on UBC News. The waste-burning emission reduction invention of a UBC post-doctoral chemical and biological engineering student now has royal recognition and the attention of one of Earth's most…

Designing for inclusion: Awake Labs CEO talks mental health, remote work, and team culture

Aug 30, 2021 | Spotlight

Designing for inclusion: Awake Labs CEO talks mental health, remote work, and team culture. We sat down with Andrea Palmer to talk about starting Awake Labs from a classroom, how she responded to the pandemic and her approach to inclusive leadership

UBC spin-off acquired by top bioremediation company

Apr 22, 2021 | Announcement

An environmental technology company co-founded by Vikramaditya Yadav, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at UBC, has been acquired by the Boston-based, Bill Gates-backed waste remediation firm Allonnia.  

Five Schulich Leaders to join UBC Engineering

Sep 02, 2020 | Announcement

Five recipients of the 2020 Schulich Leader Scholarship — Yosamin Esanullah, Adam Gurbin, Ethan Lodermeier, James Ropotar and Kailey Beckie — will be joining UBC Engineering this fall. Valued at $100,000, the award aims to help create “the next…

Mangrove Water Technologies awarded $5 million in global carbon reduction competition

Oct 30, 2019 | Announcement

UBC spin-off company Mangrove Water Technologies has won the Emissions Reduction Alberta Grand Challenge, a five-year, three-stage global competition aimed at accelerating the development of innovative technologies or processes that can turn carbon…

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