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October 23, 2013 | Featured

Changing the Grid

Subject:  smart grid

January 28, 2020 | Featured, Graduate Student Achievements

Hey Google, are my housemates using my smart speaker?

UBC ECE research shows more needs to be done to alleviate user concerns about privacy and security Surveys show that consumers are worried that smart speakers are eavesdropping on their conversations and day-to-day lives. Now University of British Columbia researchers have found that people are also concerned about something else: friends, family and others who may have access to these devices.

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.

April 7, 2015 | Featured, Student Achievements

2015 Capstones

  AT the heart of the ECE capstones are real, open-ended, engineering problems brought to us by clients. The best way to get a sense of the scope and diversity of the projects our students have successfully tackled is to see a few examples.  

October 30, 2014 | Faculty Achievements, Featured

Getting Ready for 5G

A team of ECE researchers will be working to make fifth generation (5G) wireless networks ready to face the massive growth in wireless communication predicted in the next five years.

October 8, 2014 | Faculty Achievements, Featured

Smart Grid, Smart Converters, Smart System

Subject:  smart grid Campus as a Living Lab allows ECE researchers to use UBC’s infrastructure as a test bed for smart grid technology and makes it easier for ECE to collaborate with industry partners. Canada Research Chair, Professor Ordonez, is employing the Campus as a Living Lab concept as he develops the next generation of power converters.  

April 8, 2014 | Featured, Student Achievements

External partners provide substantial support to ECE's capstone projects

Subject:  capstones Philippe Kruchten tests one of the many prototypes on display at the Capstone Celebration The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department reached out to over 40 organizations and industry partners in September to help enrich the capstone experience of our senior students. 

April 1, 2014 | Faculty Achievements, Featured

Who owns a 100 year-old car? Dr. Ordonez speaks to our energy challenges during CRC announcement

Subject:  smart grid Prof. Ordonez speaks to The Minister of National Revenue Kerry-Lynne Findlay during a tour of the Alpha Power Lab, photo: Rich Lam

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