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Engineering is an opportunity to make a difference

Nov 09, 2022 | Spotlight

Building and being part of a community has always been really important to me, which is one reason I’ve really enjoyed my work as Vice-President of Student Life with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Undergraduate Society.

Spending a co-op term working with the geology team on BC’s Site C hydro dam is just one of Katrijn Bjornson’s highlights at UBC Engineering

Nov 07, 2022 | Spotlight

“UBC has a lot of programs to support Indigenous students and they are working to better integrate Indigenous views in engineering. I’m excited about these changes.”

From coding for the first time to finding her community: International student Jasia Azreen shares her experience at UBC Engineering

Nov 02, 2022 | Spotlight

After learning about each of UBC’s 14 engineering specializations in first year, Jasia Azreen discovered electrical engineering was the path for her. “The engineering community is a definite highlight of the program.”

Why new research in concrete could save BC homes

Oct 20, 2022 | Announcement

Structural engineer Dr. Lisa Tobber from UBC's Faculty of Applied Science is researching how to make concrete buildings safer and more resilient. She is receiving the BC Housing Professorship in Resilient Reinforced Concrete Buildings for her…

UBC-based nonprofit MEDIC Foundation cuts into the heart of chronic conditions

BC Business | Sep 15, 2022 | Media coverage

UBC Biomedical Engineering undergraduate students Anjali Menon and Madhini Vigneswaran discuss their nonprofit, MEDIC Foundation, which aims to make treatment for people diagnosed with chronic conditions more accessible and convenient.

UBC team announces pollution-sniffing lab on wheels

Today in BC | Sep 01, 2022 | Media coverage

UBC researchers have developed a mobile lab to measure concentrations of air pollutants across the city. Mechanical engineering professor Dr. Naomi Zimmerman was quoted. 

Learning to welcome change: One massive change at a time

Aug 29, 2022 | Spotlight

Year: 3rd Year Chat with Hannah

UBC Engineering students set to launch ‘sailbot’ to Hawaii

Aug 26, 2022 | Announcement

Built and developed by passionate students from the UBC Sailbot engineering design team, Raye will navigate and sail 2,308 nautical miles (4,274 km) across the Pacific Ocean, without a human crew.

UBC Engineering deploys mobile air pollution laboratory

Aug 10, 2022 | Announcement

An “air pollution lab on wheels”, PLUME will be used to measure air pollutants across Vancouver including carbon monoxide, ground-level ozone, black carbon, methane, volatile organic compounds, and various sizes of ultrafine particles.

UBC Engineers develop nano-copper to quickly kill superbugs

Jul 28, 2022 | Announcement

A team of UBC researchers led by Dr. Amanda Clifford (she/her), an Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Engineering, have designed a nano-copper coating that includes bacteria-killing nanoscale features and zinc.

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