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.

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.

With an increasing demand for a more sustainable alternative for high-rise construction, new research from UBC Okanagan, in collaboration with Western University and FPInnovations, points to timber as a sustainable and effective way to make tall, high-density, and renewable buildings.

Results of a new five-year study of recycled concrete show that it performs as well, and in several cases even better, than conventional concrete.

For Enrique Calderon, a fourth-year Electrical Engineering (with a Computer Science minor) student, his dream to become a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force has taken him to UBC’s Okanagan campus (which happens to be situated across highway 97 from the Kelowna international Airport).

UBC’s Okanagan campus is hosting a series of webinars on science and systemic racism. The webinars begin on November 26 and are part of an ongoing speaker series on systemic racism organized by the university.