By Sam Charles on January 31, 2022
Tiny pathogens are isolated and float within a small cylinder under a ventilation hood within the Pakpour Lab at UBC Okanagan. Using an innovative method to isolate pathogens, researchers are now turning their attention to diagnostic applications. While the research sounds complicated, an important role was played by an undergraduate research assistant, James Fowler. Fowler, a NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Assistant Award recipient, took a lead role in the inter-disciplinary project.
By Sam Charles on October 4, 2021
Anirudh Devarakonda is in his second-year of the Electrical Engineering program.
By Sam Charles on November 24, 2020
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).
By Sam Charles on October 28, 2020
Shahera Islam is an international student from Dhaka, Bangladesh who is in her fifth year of the Electrical Engineering program.
By Sam Charles on October 23, 2020
When Montana Reid retired in 2018, he was only 8 years removed from completing his engineering BASc at UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering.
By Sam Charles on October 1, 2020
As power grids are increasingly being impacted by climate change factors such as forest fires and severe weather, UBC researchers are investigating ways to make power systems more resilient.
School of Engineering PhD candidate receives prestigious Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship Award
By Sam Charles on September 22, 2020
PhD candidate Levi Bieber develops advanced high-power converter topologies and controls to enable the integration of large-scale renewable energy sources into the AC power grid.
By Sam Charles on July 9, 2020
Shaylene Dekock-Kruger (BASc ’20, Electrical) is an Electrical Designer at BC Hydro.
By Sam Charles on June 18, 2020
Aliyah Ayorinde is entering her third year in the Electrical Engineering program. She served as a School of Engineering Ambassador during her second year.
By Sam Charles on June 16, 2020
Tyler Ho (BASc ’20, Electrical) was selected as the School of Engineering’s Head of the Class for 2020. The Head of Class medal is given to the graduating student with the highest average among a set of 3rd and 4th year courses.