Alumna Profile – Diana Youssefian (BASc ’22, Civil)
By Sam Charles on August 19, 2022
Diana Youssefian is a civil engineering graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus School of Engineering.
Posted in SOESpotlight, student profile, Undergraduate Students | Tagged Alumna, Civil, Eisenstein, Fatmi, Pakpour, undergraduate, Youssefian
Taking the university experience to another level
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.
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged electrical, Fowler, Pakpour, pathogens, USRA
Smart windows can significantly reduce indoor pathogens
By Patty Wellborn on January 19, 2022
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus determine daylight can disinfect surfaces
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Calderon, germs, Lam, Pakpour, UV, View, windows
The School of Engineering recognizes staff and faculty excellence
By Sam Charles on March 31, 2021
The 2019-20 SOE Staff & Faculty Awards, delayed as a result of the pandemic, were presented virtually at an all-School virtual meeting held March 31, 2021.
Posted in SOESpotlight, Uncategorized | Tagged Arjmand, awards, Cao, Charles, Chau, Eikenaar, Excellence, Golovin, Pakpour, Richert, school of engineering, Seib, Shirazi, Soriano, Weyand | 2 Responses
UBC study finds health isn’t the only issue with bacteria growth
By Patty Wellborn on September 12, 2019
Microorganisms growing inside aging buildings and infrastructure are more than just a health issue, according to new research from UBC Okanagan.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged infrastructure, Milani, mould, Pakpour, school of engineering
UBC researchers uncover new ways to reduce opioid abuse
By Sam Charles on July 18, 2018
New research at the UBC’s Okanagan campus, Harvard Medical School and the University of Texas is exploring the role nanotechnologies can play to reduce opioid abuse.
Posted in Faculty, Research, SOESpotlight | Tagged opiod, Pakpour, school of engineering