Graduate Students awarded CERC Fellowships
By Sam Charles on May 13, 2022
Kishoare Tamanna and Amir Ahmadian have been awarded John Tiedje Fellowships in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation from UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Ahmadian, Alam, Award Fellowship, CERC, Jian Liu, Kishoare Tamanna, Mohammad Arjmand, PhD
Alumni Profile – Anas Issa, PhD ’18 (Civil)
By Sam Charles on November 18, 2021
Anas Issa is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus School of Engineering and an assistant professor at the Lakehead University .
Posted in SOESpotlight, student profile, Uncategorized | Tagged Alam, alumni, Anas, Civil, Faculty, Issa, Lakehead, PhD, Shahria
Wilden Living Lab recognized with 2021 EGBC Sustainability Award
By Sam Charles on October 27, 2021
The Wilden Living Lab (WLL) was recently awarded the 2021 EGBC Sustainability Award for its on-going success in empowering stakeholders to make climate-action decisions that achieve sustainable outcomes. The WLL, a pioneering research initiative, investigates sustainable homebuilding through support from NSERC and Mitacs.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Alam, EGBC, sustainability, Wilden
New research collaboration seeks to safeguard bridges against earthquakes
By Sam Charles on September 17, 2021
In an effort to address the possibility of a catastrophic seismic event in BC, and its ensuing infrastructure impact, researcher Shahria Alam and his team from the School of Engineering’s Applied Laboratory for Advanced Materials and Structures (ALAMS) have teamed up with Spannovation Consulting Limited from BC’s Lower Mainland.
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Alam, earthquakes, infrastructure, Spannovation
Safeguarding Canadian dams
By Sam Charles on October 17, 2018
UBC researchers are collaborating with Trail, BC-based Austin Engineering Limited to investigate cutting-edge innovations in dam safety.
Posted in Graduate Students, News, Research, SOESpotlight | Tagged Alam, Austin, Civil, Dams, Fortis, school of engineering, Seethaler, seismic | Leave a response
Alumni Profile – Muntasir Billah, PhD
By Sam Charles on September 26, 2018
Muntasir Billah is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus School of Engineering and an assistant professor at Lakehead University.
Posted in College of Graduate Studies, General, Graduate Students, News, student profile | Tagged Alam, alumni, Billah, Civil, Kabir, professor, school of engineering, Tesfamariam, Windsor | Leave a response
Graduate Student Profile – Kishoare Tamanna, MASc ’18 (Civil)
By Sam Charles on July 18, 2018
Kishoare Tamanna’s research is focused on the effective utilization of recycled waste materials in concrete to reduce environmental loads and promote sustainable green concrete production.
Posted in College of Graduate Studies, General, Graduate Students, News, Research, student profile | Tagged Alam, Civil, school of engineering, Tamanna | Leave a response
Results indicate home of tomorrow is more efficient and costs less
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”.
Posted in Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Research, SOESpotlight, Spotlight | Tagged Alam, Building Code, Efficiency, Energy, Future, Home, Wilden | 2 Responses
Faculty Video Profile: Dr. Shahria Alam
By Sam Charles on March 27, 2017
Dr. Shahria Alam and his research team focus on smart materials and their structural applications.
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