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April 2, 2015 | Student Achievements, Three Across

Finding new ways to visualize the body: 3D surgical markings

Capstone Project: 3D Surgical Markings Using Intraoperative Navigation Client: Dr. Rob Stead, Research Physicist, Novadaq Technologies Inc. Student team: Prab Grewal, Sarah Holdijk, Rohit Singla, Kathy Xu Professor: Purang Abolmaesumi Surgeons use a number of different techniques to help them visualize the body like ultrasound imaging or x-rays.

April 2, 2015 | Student Achievements, Three Across

Better Diagnostic Tools for Restless Legs Syndrome

Capstone Project: Smartphone-Based Electromyography System for Screening Restless Leg Syndrome in Children Clients: Dr. Osman Ipsiroglu, Pediatrician and Clinical Associate Professor and Mr.

March 26, 2015 | Three Across

Accelerating Rapid Damage Assessment

Capstone Project: Real-time Building Damage Assessment   Clients: Steven Bibby, Senior Manager, Security and Emergency Services, BC Housing Mike Andrews, Emergency Planning Officer, North Shore Emergency Management Office Student Team: Natasha Kumar, Sittipol (Phil) Tribunyatkul, Kit Meng, Chen (Steve) Zeng Professor: Michael Winch <

December 17, 2014 | Student Achievements, Three Across

Introducing Hamidreza Boostanimehr: One of ECE's newly minted graduates

Hamidreza Boostanimehr with his supervisor Prof. Bhargava During his studies, Hamidreza has watched cellular wireless systems evolve from the second generation (2G) to the implementation of 4G today. As he is completing his PhD, telecommunications is moving towards 5G, initiating massive amounts of research to develop the standards for wireless systems in 2020.  He is looking forward to being part of how wireless systems continue to evolve in the future.

November 26, 2014 | Student Achievements, Three Across

Can Facebook make you a better driver?

An international team of engineers has brought the on-board diagnostic system in your car together with cloud computing and social networking. The resulting SAfeDJ app is the work of a research team coming from, literally, all over the world including: UBC, The University of Hong Kong, Nankai University, China, Uppsala University, Sweden, IBM China, and MIT.

November 18, 2014 | Faculty Achievements, Three Across

Mentorship's Cumulative Effect

Astonishing things happen in Professor Purang Abolmaesumi’s research meetings. Each week Purang and his students gather to hear about each others’ research, make suggestions and offer criticisms; this, in itself, is not unique, regular meetings are common in most organizations. What is remarkable is the lateral thinking and truly innovative insights that are generated in these meetings.

September 4, 2014 | Student Achievements, Three Across

Backstage preparation for power conversion research

Dr. Ordonez's research program employs high performance power conversion systems to test and validate new technology. The Alpha Power Laboratory is continuously developing and evolving these high-end power platforms. Daniel Spier is an Undergraduate Student working closely to Matias Anun (Research Assistant) on the preliminary work to assemble medium-level power converters with reflow soldering techniques. Reflow replaces hand soldering and improves the reliability of the experimental research platforms.

April 8, 2014 | Three Across

BC Hydro Brief: Substation safety verified by students

Subject:  capstones Daniel Tiang, Keshav Khanna, Dr. Michael Wrinch, Sarah Walinga, Haider Zaka, Ivan Gumulia, at UBC's electrical substation.

November 1, 2013 | Three Across

Secure and Efficient Trade with Asia: ECE’s Aurora project is breaking the bottlenecks in commercial transport

Subject:  smart grid For many of us, the daily commute is a routine activity to or from work. However, every now and then, accidents, construction or poor weather conditions cause delays and aggravation. When shipping materials is your livelihood, these delays cost time, money and have an impact on the environment.

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