School of Engineering welcomes first Canada Research Chair
By Sam Charles on June 17, 2019
Bridging interdisciplinary science and composite research, Mohammad Arjmand explores innovations in multifunctional polymer nanocomposites as the first Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) at the School of Engineering.
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New research innovating real-time automated surveillance
By Sam Charles on October 17, 2018
UBC researchers are investigating new technologies that are making high-tech surveillance faster and more effective.
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Multi-faceted research initiative addresses emerging challenges in the natural gas sector
By Sam Charles on September 17, 2018
A diverse group of researchers from UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering is tackling some of the most pressing challenges in British Columbia’s natural gas sector.
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UBC researchers uncover new ways to reduce opioid abuse
By Sam Charles on July 18, 2018
New research at the UBC’s Okanagan campus, Harvard Medical School and the University of Texas is exploring the role nanotechnologies can play to reduce opioid abuse.
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New research seeks to better transition Canada’s shipping industries to lower carbon fuels
By Sam Charles on July 16, 2018
Using computer modelling, researchers at UBC Okanagan are seeking to better understand the environmental and safety consequences of liquefied natural gas (LNG) system failures and spills.
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UBC Okanagan research makes boating more efficient
By Sam Charles on July 11, 2018
Boats that travel through the water, but don’t get wet. That’s the idea behind new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that aims to make boats more efficient by creating superhydrophobic—or extremely water-repellent—surfaces
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Faculty and staff recognized for excellence
By Sam Charles on June 14, 2018
Faculty from the Okanagan campus accounted for two of the three (faculty category) UBC Faculty of Applied Science Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Service.
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Yang Cao recognized for teaching excellence and innovation
By Sam Charles on June 7, 2018
Cao, a Senior Instructor and Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies in the School of Engineering, was recognized for his student-centered teaching approach.
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Spotting imperfection before it occurs
By Sam Charles on June 2, 2018
Using 3D multi-scale multi-physics mathematical models, UBC Okanagan researchers have developed a process to predict when cracking will occur in fusion welding.
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Making cryptocurrencies and blockchains even more secure
By Sam Charles on May 31, 2018
New research demonstrates the application of structured error-correcting codes to extend the maximum distance of QKD over standard fiber-optic cable up to 140 km.
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