Faculty Achievements

April 9, 2019 | Faculty Achievements, Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

Epileptic seizure or not? New deep learning model has the answer

EEG headsets are often worn 24 hours a day by patients with medication-resistant epilepsy.   Original article from UBC Applied Science

March 19, 2019 | Faculty Achievements

Vard $1.5 million gift advances marine engineering research and learning at UBC

VardMarine designs icebreakers and ice-capable ships such as the Polar Icebreaker, currently proposed to be built by Seaspan. Credit: Vard Original article on APSC News DONATION AIMS TO PROMOTE INNOVATION AND EASE SHORTAGE OF ELECTRICAL AND SHIPBOARD SYSTEMS ENGINEERS

March 6, 2019 | Faculty Achievements

The next generation of bionic devices


February 19, 2019 | Faculty Achievements

Spherical display brings virtual collaboration closer to reality

Virtual reality spherical display. Credit: Clare Kiernan For more information, contact Lou Corpuz-Bosshart Virtual reality can often make a user feel isolated from the world, with only computer-generated characters for company. But researchers at the University of British Columbia and University of Saskatchewan think they may have found a way to encourage a more sociable virtual reality.

February 13, 2019 | Faculty Achievements

Karthik Pattabiraman and Matei Ripeanu receives 2018 Faculty Research Awards

ECE professors Karthik Pattabiraman and Matei Ripeanu are recipients of UBC’s 2018 Faculty Research Awards. Professor Pattabiraman received the UBC Killam Research Prize, which recognizes outstanding research and scholarly contributions. Professor Ripeanu received UBC’s Killam Research Fellowship, which enables faculty to pursue full-time research during a recognized study leave.

January 23, 2019 | Faculty Achievements, Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

The future will be faster thanks to photonics

Hossam Shoman holding the integrated element designed by his research group. (Photo: Erica Yeung) Have you ever stood in a checkout line at a store with 10 other people, waiting for one cashier to serve you? Now imagine how much faster it would be if there were 10 cashiers available. Similarly, the operation of a silicon electrical chip can be substantially improved by introducing photonics: more information is routed using photonics wires on chip allowing information to be processed more efficiently compared to traditional copper electrical wires.

December 3, 2018 | Faculty Achievements

Professor Matei Ripeanu receives Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Photo credit: Lukas Chrostowski Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) professor Matei Ripeanu is the recipient of the 2018 Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring in the mid-career category. The award recognizes outstanding mentorship of numerous graduate students over many years. Professor Ripeanu’s approach to mentoring is very much catered to the needs of his students.

November 20, 2018 | Faculty Achievements

UBC launches connected-vehicle test facility on campus

Photo credit: Clare Kiernan Original article on UBC Applied Science Contact Lou Corpuz-Bosshart, UBC Media Relations University of British Columbia researchers today unveiled a national test bed for connected-vehicle research as part of an initiative to promote safe, smart transportation in BC and beyond.

October 24, 2018 | Faculty Achievements

Karthik Pattabiraman awarded Distinguished Alumni Educator Award from University of Illinois

Professor Karthik Pattabiraman receiving the Distinguished Alumni Educator Award from his PhD advisor, Professor Ravishankar K. Iyer. (Photo supplied) ECE professor Karthik Pattabiraman has been awarded a Distinguished Alumni Educator Award for Early Career Educator from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Computer Science. He received the award on October 19 at the 8th annual Alumni Awards Ceremony and Banquet in Champaign, Illinois. He was one of two alumni awarded in this category this year.

September 26, 2018 | Faculty Achievements

ICICS Hosts “The Future of Digital Innovation”

Photo credit: Paul Joseph Article by: Craig Wilson, ICICS

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