School of Engineering design team wins Simon Cox Student Design Competition
By Sam Charles on May 9, 2022
A proprietary-free catheter drainage device, designed by a group of fourth year engineering students at UBC Okanagan has won the Simon Cox Student Design Competition.
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Award, Capstone, catheter, competition, design, innovation, Rhys Herzberg, Runliang Wu, Sabine Weyand, Shane Rutley, Simon Cox, Spencer Bell
Capstone project seeks to make lasting impact in Barbados and around the world
By Sam Charles on April 21, 2022
Fourth-year students implement a wastewater treatment and biogas system for a dairy farm in Barbados.
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Barbados, biodigester, biogas, Capstone, Colvin, Eskicioglu, Keeler, Masuda, Philips, United Nations Development Programme, wastewater, Zandvliet
2020 ENGR 499 Capstone Awards Announced
By Sam Charles on May 11, 2020
52 projects involving 49 industry partners were submitted by student groups as part of ENGR 499 Capstone.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged 2020, Capstone, Chau, Civil, electrical, Interdisciplinary, mechanical, school of engineering | Leave a response
Students take kite energy to new heights
By Sam Charles on April 30, 2018
What goes up must come down and it has left an opportunity for a novel innovation from some UBC Okanagan Engineering students. As part of their fourth-year capstone project, a group of students designed a unique launching, docking and storing system for kite energy technology. With the growing focus on renewable energy around the World, […]
Posted in General, News, Research, Undergraduate Students | Tagged Capstone, Chute, Energy, Kawchuk, Kite, Markley, school of engineering | Leave a response
Patentable ideas highlight Capstone 2018
By Sam Charles on April 4, 2018
Of nearly fifty capstone projects presented at the 2018 Capstone poster presentation, two are already in the patent process and two others are nearing that stage.
Posted in Research, Spotlight, Undergraduate Students | Tagged 2018, Capstone | 1 Response
SoE congratulates year-end event winners
By Sam Charles on April 7, 2017
The School of Engineering wrapped up a busy and successful academic year with three year-end events.
Posted in Faculty, Spotlight, Undergraduate Students | Tagged APSC 169, APSC 258, Capstone, Design Showcase, ENGR 499, Hovercraft, Pioneer Award | Leave a response
Capstone Design Competition – Video
By Sam Charles on April 18, 2016
Every year, 4th-year engineering students showcase results of their Capstone Design Projects in a public poster presentation session. Many of these projects are proposed by local industry collaborators and topics range from sustainable building materials to inspection robots for power lines.
Posted in Spotlight, Undergraduate Students | Tagged Capstone, Final Project, school of engineering | Leave a response