By Sam Charles on October 16, 2020
Researchers at UBC Okanagan and Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have developed an innovative wildfire detection method that uses drones and smart technology to detect wildfires.
By Sam Charles on August 12, 2020
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus have created a custom-built device to assess the inter-ply resistance of peculiarly shaped, laminated fibre composite structures used to manufacture aerospace parts.
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.
By Sam Charles on August 30, 2019
Students from Northwestern Polytechnical University (also known as NPU; Chinese: 西北工业大学), in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, recently visited UBC’s Okanagan campus to participate in an intensive research program led by School of Engineering faculty. The enriched academic content including research activities was targeted at first and second-year NPU students from a variety of disciplines including engineering. It […]
By Sam Charles on June 17, 2019
Bridging interdisciplinary science and composite research, Mohammad Arjmand explores innovations in multifunctional polymer nanocomposites as the first Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) at the School of Engineering.
By Sam Charles on July 11, 2018
Boats that travel through the water, but don’t get wet. That’s the idea behind new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that aims to make boats more efficient by creating superhydrophobic—or extremely water-repellent—surfaces
By Sam Charles on March 2, 2018
The integration of research across both campuses of the University of British Columbia will be paramount to its success over the next decade.
By Sam Charles on April 21, 2017
The Engineers Canada Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education recognizes the awardee’s contributions in engineering education and leadership in Canada.