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UBCO team creates live technology to track shipping containers
By Patty Wellborn on December 18, 2020
Class project may change the entire shipping industry A UBCO student project developed a method to make shipping containers immediately identifiable by using artificial intelligence. With hundreds of thousands of packages and shipments crossing the globe, especially during the holiday season, the industry has turned to UBC Okanagan researchers to develop better ways to track […]
Posted in College of Graduate Studies, Media Releases, Research
UBCO research takes the chill off icy build-up on planes and wind turbines
By Patty Wellborn on December 17, 2020
New UBC Okanagan research is changing the way aircraft and wind turbine operators are addressing the risks related to ice build-up.
Posted in Media Releases
New student design club seeks out sustainable solutions
By Sam Charles on December 16, 2020
The School of Engineering’s newest student design club, Innovate, Design, Sustain (IDS), seeks to uncover innovative engineering and scientific solutions to create a more sustainable environment on campus and throughout the Okanagan.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Ashwin, design, Gorgani, IDS, Innovate, Ramesh, Sustain | 1 Response
UBC collaborates with other global institutions to track COVID travel patterns
By Sam Charles on December 15, 2020
UBC researchers at the School of Engineering are working with the University of Auckland and Wayne State University to explore changes to the way we work, study, and travel as a result of COVID.
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Civil, COVID, Fatmi, International, Study, Travel | Leave a response
Among the world’s best
By Sam Charles on December 11, 2020
Four School of Engineering researchers among the top 2% of cited scientists worldwide in their fields according to a recent Stanford study.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Cheng, O'Leary, Sadiq, Tesfamariam, Top 2% | 2 Responses
UBCO researchers suggest stool transplants can battle serious infections
By Patty Wellborn on December 9, 2020
Genetic analysis helps ensure successful fecal microbiota transplants
Posted in Media Releases, Research
New faculty set to expand opportunities at School of Engineering
By Sam Charles on December 8, 2020
On a Zoom call in late November, three new faculty members met to discuss their preparations for the upcoming year. The three incoming faculty are among ten incoming faculty that are starting at UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering over the next year.
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged 2021, engineering, Faculty, Hawley, inter-disciplinary, Komisar, New, Tobber | Leave a response
UBC Okanagan hosts virtual Nobel Night event
By Nathan Skolski on December 7, 2020
Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.
Posted in Computer Science, Media Advisory
Connecting with students
By Sam Charles on December 4, 2020
It takes a special type of instructor to connect with their students, and Mehran Shirazi is such as instructor. Shirazi teaches APSC 173 Engineering Analysis II, APSC 177 Engineering Computation and Instrumentation (C++), and is just wrapping up APSC 179 Linear Algebra for Engineers.
Posted in SOESpotlight, Uncategorized | Tagged APSC 179, Linear Algebra, Shirazi, Teaching | Leave a response
By Sam Charles on December 3, 2020
Relegated to studying from his family’s home in rural Ontario hasn’t stopped second-year Manufacturing student Aidan Mundle from getting a hands-on learning experience.
Posted in SOESpotlight, Uncategorized | Tagged Hands-on, Iqbal, MANF 230, Manufacturing, Mundle | Leave a response