By Nathan Skolski on May 8, 2018
While wearing a crisply ironed, wrinkle-free shirt makes a good impression, researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus are working to solve the issue of wrinkling when it comes to making textile composites.
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 23, 2018
New research from UBC Okanagan's Advanced Geomaterials Testing Lab uncovers chemical treatment that improves strength of compressed soil by 25 times.
By Nathan Skolski on April 16, 2018
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus are using advanced computer simulations to model how air flows into the deepest regions of the lungs and uncover how the early stages of emphysema can impact a patient’s ability to take in oxygen.
By Sam Charles on April 10, 2018
UBC Okanagan researchers are using Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to conduct neutron beam testing on marine engine prototypes.
By Sam Charles on April 9, 2018
New research from UBC’s Okanagan campus looks to improve the manufacturing processes of cross laminated timber at Structurlam’s plant located in Okanagan Falls.
By Sam Charles on April 4, 2018
Of nearly fifty capstone projects presented at the 2018 Capstone poster presentation, two are already in the patent process and two others are nearing that stage.
By Sam Charles on April 3, 2018
Researchers at the Okanagan Campus of the University of British Columbia are enhancing the effectiveness of a wastewater treatment process known as “struvite precipitation”.
By Sam Charles on March 26, 2018
Researchers at the Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia have discovered a way to balance power transfer efficiency with power loss due to inactivity in wireless power transfer systems.