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October 23, 2013 | Featured

Changing the Grid

Subject:  smart grid

January 15, 2020 | Featured, Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

ECE PhD Alum Wins SPEC Distinguished Dissertation Award!

ECE PhD Alum Dr. Guanpeng (Justin) Li (left) and PhD thesis advisor Dr. Karthik Pattabiraman (right).  

December 10, 2019 | Faculty Achievements, Featured

Pushing the Envelope of Underwater Acoustic Signal Reliability

ECE Professor Lutz Lampe, along with his MASc Student Lazar Atanackovic have been working towards securing marine infrastructure through the reliability of underwater communications via acoustic signaling. The purpose is to be able to detect, identify and localize various threats underwater. This could be for military or civilian environments, such as submerged mines, oil rigs or simply to detect scuba divers.

November 25, 2019 | Faculty Achievements, Featured

Karthik Pattabiraman Awarded Most Influential Paper at ISSRE

ECE Professor Karthik Pattabiraman (second from the right) and his MASc student and co-author Xin Chen (far right)

November 5, 2019 | Featured, Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

Two Awards for the Nojeh Nanostructure Group!

In May, students Casimir Kuzyk, Gabriel Robinson-Leith, Alexander Dimitrakopoulos, and Mike Chang, working with Alireza Nojeh and collaborators, received the best overall poster award for their paper titled “AweSEM: Removing Barriers to Innovation with a Tabletop, Low-Cost SEM” at the 63rd International Conference on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN 2019) held in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

October 20, 2019 | Featured, Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

ECE Student Wins Prize in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics

  UBC ECE Ph.D. candidate Mohammad Ali Saket, his advisor Dr. Martin Ordonez, and ECE alumni Dr. Navid Shafiei received a Second Place Prize Paper Award for 2018 in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Their paper is titled “Planar Transformers with Near-Zero Common-Mode Noise for Flyback and Forward Converters”, and it was nominated for the award out of 935 papers published in 2018. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics is the most prestigious journal in the field of power electronics.

September 10, 2019 | Faculty Achievements, Featured

Prof L. Chrostowski Elected to Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

  UBC Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Lukas Chrostowski has been named a Member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, Canada’s “first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership.”  

January 31, 2017 | Faculty Achievements, Featured

Intel gives $60,000 USD to UBC software engineering team researching the Web of Things

UBC software engineers Dr. Karthik Pattabiraman and Dr. Ali Mesbah want to introduce your mobile phone to your office building. Sound too futuristic? It might not be.

October 15, 2015 | Faculty Achievements, Featured

To Compete with the Best

NSERC Accelerator Grants help to bring ECE research to Canadian Industry

October 14, 2015 | Featured, Student Achievements

Soheil Hor wins prestigious "MICCAI Young Scientist Award" for Best paper at MICCAI 2015 with Mehdi Moradi

Soheil Hor and Prof. Mehdi Moradi, recently proposed a fundamentally new paradigm for handling the missing data problem in machine learning based on the concept of random forest classifiers. Their contribution to the field was recognized at the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI) conference. Soheil, an ECE MSc student, received the Young Scientist Award for the paper co-authored with his supervisor, Dr.

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