Student Achievements

April 6, 2016 | Student Achievements

Smart and Secure Buildings

Subject:  Capstones Internet of Things Anomaly Detection for Software Defined Networks Client: Optigo Networks Inc., Dan Ronald, VP Product Management
Faculty Supervisor: Paul Lusina
Capstone Team: Andrew Archer, Xu Chen, Al-Shahna Jamal, Anthony Kao, Ezra Savard

April 5, 2016 | Student Achievements

Talking to the Nest

Subject:  capstones Capstone team creates interface to help the Nest become one of the most sustainable buildings in North America Client: Campus + Community Planning, AMS Sustainability, Akshiv Bansal, Sustainability Projects Coordinator Faculty Supervisor: Paul Lusina Capstone Team: Micheal Griffin, Euan Chow, Anna Gudimova, Yuxin Xu (Eugene) and Meng-Yeng Lee (Dan)

March 31, 2016 | Student Achievements

Sailing on a Brainwave

Subject:  Capstones Capstone team works with the Disabled Sailing Association to control the Martin 16 with bio-signals for a hands-free sail

March 31, 2016 | Student Achievements

Healing Hugs

Subject:  Capstones Capstone students work with Wearable Therapeutics Inc. to incorporate wireless controls in the Snug Vest

March 24, 2016 | Student Achievements

Robots, Giant Pianos and Computerized Bedsheets

UBC students take on challenges from Vancouver companies On April 7th, please join electrical and computer engineering students in celebrating the culmination of a year of hard work and creativity. This event marks the finale of the Capstone Design Course which gives  teams of 4th year students the chance to work directly with industry, applying their knowledge and innovation to design, build and test solutions for their clients. The Capstone Design Celebration is a great way to meet our students and see how they solve real-world problems. 

January 6, 2016 | Student Achievements

Brian Mukeswe: a finalist in the Sunnybrook Research Prize

Brian Mukeswe, a 3rd-year electrical engineering student at the University of British Columbia, is one of 10 finalists in the Sunnybrook Research Prize Competition. Brian will present his undergraduate research project, Utilizing body heat to sustainably power assistive hearing devices, in Toronto on January 8th. The winner of the prize will receive $10,000. Good luck on Friday Brian!

October 28, 2015 | Student Achievements

“Don’t Call Us We’ll Call You: Understanding JavaScript Callbacks” wins Best Paper Award for Keheliya Gallaba

Keheliya Gallaba, a graduate student working in ECE’s Software Analysis and Testing (SALT) Lab, has just brought home a Best Paper Award from the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement.  Keheliya’s research focus is software analysis of modern web applications. His award-winning paper sprang from his interest in server-side JavaScript code. 

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.

July 7, 2015 | Student Achievements

APPS4KIDS HACKATHON: Creating digital tools to improve children’s health

Medical care for children with chronic conditions, particularly for those with neurodevelopmental conditions, can be very complex. There are significant advantages to incorporating digital tools into the medical care of children and youth. At the Apps4Kids Hackathon, held at UBC, paediatricians, parents, designers and students collaborated for a week to create apps that will improve children’s health. 

June 18, 2015 | Student Achievements

Registration circa 1915

What courses would you have taken if you were registering 100 years ago? In 1915, UBC's Applied Science course schedules were quite a bit different than they are today. For a quick break from registration, take a look at the 1915 engineering course schedule. You can get a sense of the ways engineering has changed profoundly over the years just from the course descriptions. The drawing, shop and field-work courses are particularly indicative of how much the curriculum has changed.

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