By Sam Charles on August 15, 2018
The School of Engineering welcomed high school students from across North America to participate in its annual DiscoverE summer program. The program exposes students to a variety of hands-on projects in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering. The topics of the projects include programming and control of a mobile robots; 3D modeling and printing; designing a […]
By Sam Charles on August 3, 2018
Stephen Kimanzi develops processes and formulates equations that are readily applicable for material selection in traditionally complex challenges like impact absorption and blast attenuation.
By Sam Charles on July 18, 2018
Kishoare Tamanna's research is focused on the effective utilization of recycled waste materials in concrete to reduce environmental loads and promote sustainable green concrete production.
By Sam Charles on June 25, 2018
A pair of visiting researchers are collaborating with the Sustainable Transport Safety Research Lab at UBC’s Okanagan campus to make the busy 6-lane divided Highway 97 (Harvey Avenue) through Kelowna more vibrant, aesthetic and safer.
By Sam Charles on June 14, 2018
Faculty from the Okanagan campus accounted for two of the three (faculty category) UBC Faculty of Applied Science Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Service.
By Sam Charles on May 4, 2018
First year Engineering student Levon Joslin sees an opportunity to make a difference. “I want to help others and to protect the environment,’ says the Lax’Kwalaams First Nation member who grew up in Edmonton. With an older cousin in engineering, Joslin was drawn to the field due to his gift for mathematics. “I’ve always had […]
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, […]
By Sam Charles on April 26, 2018
In their recent energy simulation, results indicate an over 95-percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions for the owners of the “home of tomorrow”.
By Sam Charles on April 19, 2018
School of Engineering Staff Profile - Marc Nadeau Name Marc Nadeau Title Lab Manager, Technical Support Group When did you start with the School of Engineering? June 2014 What is your role (tasks)? My main role is to ensure the smooth operation of undergraduate labs & to provide technical support to Researchers. I manage a […]