Graduate Student Profile – Thais Ayres Rebello
By Sam Charles on November 12, 2021
Thais Ayres Rebello is a PhD Student (Civil Engineering), under the supervision of Drs. Kasun Hewage and Rehan Sadiq, developing methods to increase sustainability with urban water systems through a Life Cycle Thinking perspective.
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New tool in the hands of the financial sector will make for a more environmentally sustainable and socially accountable world
By Sam Charles on October 26, 2021
UBC research empowers financial risk algorithm to be more socially and environmentally-driven
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged ESSAFIN, Hewage, Lifecycle Management, Mian, Sadiq, Shrestha, sustainability
Two School of Engineering researchers recognized by CSCE
By Sam Charles on March 19, 2021
Professors Rehan Sadiq and Kasun Hewage are among a group of civil engineers being celebrated for their election as Fellows at the organization’s next Gala planned for May 2022 in Whistler.
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Professor Kasun Hewage awarded CSCE’s Walter Shanly Award
By Sam Charles on June 2, 2020
The Canadian Society of Civil Engineers recognizes professor Kasun Hewage for his outstanding contributions to the development and practice of construction engineering in Canada.
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New funding to address flooding mitigation and response in the Okanagan
By Sam Charles on April 20, 2020
UBC researchers are partnering with the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) to develop new policy and planning tools to address flooding in the Okanagan Valley.
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Alumni Profile – Mohammad Kamali, PhD ’19 (Civil)
By Sam Charles on April 15, 2020
Mohammad Kamali, PhD ’19 (Civil) is a professor in the Faculty of Science, Technology, & Health at Okanagan College.
Posted in College of Graduate Studies, Graduate Students, SOESpotlight, student profile | Tagged alumni, construction, Hewage, Kamali, Lifecycle Ma, school of engineering | Leave a response
Could more modular construction lower the industry’s environmental footprint?
By Sam Charles on April 1, 2020
Researchers analyze the environmental impact and performance between modular and conventional buildings.
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Thinking smart about energy use
By Sam Charles on January 14, 2019
FortisBC partners to fund Smart Energy Research Chair at UBC Okanagan
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Alumni Profile – Nilufar Islam, PhD ’15 (Civil), PEng
By Sam Charles on November 2, 2018
Nilufar Islam (MASc, Civil ’10 & PhD, Civil’15) is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus School of Engineering.
Posted in College of Graduate Studies, General, Graduate Students, News, student profile | Tagged alumni, Bell, Civil, Hewage, Islam, Nilufar, Roberts, Sadiq, school of engineering, Tesfamariam | Leave a response
Alumni Profile – Rajeev Ruparathna, PhD ’19 (Civil)
By Sam Charles on August 30, 2018
Rajeev Ruparathna is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus School of Engineering and an assistant professor at the University of Windsor.
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