Augmented Reality holds potential key to streamlining remote construction
By Sam Charles on March 28, 2023
Despite harsh conditions and a small workforce, new research from UBC Okanagan suggests Augmented Reality (AR) could improve the efficiency of remote construction projects.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Artificial Intelligence, construction, Kantheepan Yogeeswaran, Qian Chen, remote, Virtual Reality
Undergraduate Student Profile – Madison Smith
By Sam Charles on March 24, 2023
A fourth year mechanical engineering student, Madison Smith, talks about the vital role extra-curricular activities have played in her building a community at the School of Engineering.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Madison, mechanical, Smith, student, undergraduate
Alumni Profile – Atousa Soltani, PhD (Civil ’15)
By Sam Charles on March 22, 2023
Atousa Soltani is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus School of Engineering and a Product Developer at Lululemon. Describe your academic journey I graduated from University of Tehran with a Bachelors in Economics. My undergraduate studies specialized in theoretical economics which involved substantial mathematics and statistics courses, which later helped me […]
Posted in Graduate Students, SOESpotlight | Tagged Alumna, alumni, Atousa Soltani, Civil, Profile
Student team set to represent Canada at international design competition
By Sam Charles on March 15, 2023
A team of sustainability and environmentally conscious students have advanced to the International Competition Finals in Golden, Colorado.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged engineering, IDS, Solar Decathlon 2023 Design Challenge, sustainability, TRU
Local high schoolers rev their engines
By Sam Charles on December 14, 2022
UBC Okanagan’s Motorsports Design Team played host recently to students from Kelowna Secondary School
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Benoit, Kelowna Secondary, KSS, Motorsports, outreach, Strachan, Tanner
School of Engineering Professor elevated to IEEE Fellow
By Sam Charles on November 25, 2022
Congratulations to School of Engineering Professor Julian Cheng for being elevated to IEEE Fellow as of January 2023.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Cheng, Fellow, IEEE, Julian
Better understanding travel behaviour will help clear path to greener future
By Sam Charles on November 23, 2022
New federal funding paves the way to an inter-disciplinary project that will assess the impact of travel behaviour changes and alternative strategies, such as work-from-home and mobility pricing.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Fatmi, Funding, Transportation
UBC Engineering Alumni Student Spotlight Evangeline Saclamacis
By Sam Charles on November 11, 2022
School of Engineering alum Evangeline Saclamacis took part in the UBC Okanagan 2020/21 Make-Up Ceremonies in November 2022.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Alumna, Saclamacis
UBC Engineering Alumni Student Spotlight Isaac Alexander
By Sam Charles on November 11, 2022
School of Engineering alum Isaac Alexander took part in the UBC Okanagan 2020/21 Make-Up Ceremonies in November 2022.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Alexander, Alumnus
Roots are taking shape for UBC Okanagan’s Indigenous Micro-Forest
By Sam Charles on September 24, 2022
New funding from UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund (ISI Fund) will enable relationship building with the Syilx Okanagan People in support of establishing an Indigenous-inspired natural space for teaching and learning
Posted in News, SOESpotlight | Tagged Alon Eisenstein, Indigenous Micro-Forest, Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund (ISI Fund), Renee Leboe, Sylix