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By Sam Charles on April 30, 2018
What goes up must come down and it has left an opportunity for a novel innovation from some UBC Okanagan Engineering students. As part of their fourth-year capstone project, a group of students designed a unique launching, docking and storing system for kite energy technology. With the growing focus on renewable energy around the World, […]
By Sam Charles on April 26, 2018
In their recent energy simulation, results indicate an over 95-percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions for the owners of the “home of tomorrow”.
By Sam Charles on April 23, 2018
New research from UBC Okanagan’s Advanced Geomaterials Testing Lab uncovers chemical treatment that improves strength of compressed soil by 25 times.
By Sam Charles on April 18, 2018
From styles and genres of writing to strategies and processes, Engineering and Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies faculty and staff have developed a textbook and curriculum that provides first-year university students with writing fundamentals.
By Sam Charles on April 17, 2018
When Robson Carrier was younger, his dad used to bring home Lego and construction toys for him to play with. The fascination in how things are built and how they work continued into high school. He went on to compete in drafting competitions and eventually decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and study engineering. […]
By Sam Charles on April 16, 2018
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus are using advanced computer simulations to model how air flows into the deepest regions of the lungs and uncover how the early stages of emphysema can impact a patient’s ability to take in oxygen.
By Sam Charles on April 11, 2018
Recent School of Engineer graduate, Finn van Donkelaar, won the regional American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Masters student presentation award this past weekend in Seattle.
By Sam Charles on April 10, 2018
UBC Okanagan researchers are using Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to conduct neutron beam testing on marine engine prototypes.
By Sam Charles on April 9, 2018
New research from UBC’s Okanagan campus looks to improve the manufacturing processes of cross laminated timber at Structurlam’s plant located in Okanagan Falls.
By Sam Charles on April 7, 2018
Courtney Bethune brought along her love for physics and chemistry when she arrived on the UBC Okanagan campus. Bethune’s father works for an Aboriginal engineering firm which specializes in civil engineering projects. “When I was younger, I would tag along to my dad’s firm and it was such a cool experience,” explains Bethune. “I want […]