Vancouver-based UVX sweeps in to fight infections in senior care homes

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Recent engineering alumni Saimir Sulaj and Kunal Sethi have developed a UV light device to safely disinfect air and surfaces in their new tech startup.

A global tech journey that led me to Silicon Valley

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Throughout my time studying mechanical and biomedical engineering at UBC, I tried my best to fill my days with travel and building. I lived in Germany for a year to work in the automotive industry and learn a new language. During my time in…

When the chips are up

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Few people can claim, as Colin Harris can, to have been part of a team that contributed, in the 1990s, to the evolution of the Internet. But given the complexity of his company’s innovation, many of us may need Google to understand it. While any…

UBC Engineering students awarded UBC Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.  

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