Faculty Achievements

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.

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.  

July 2, 2014 | Faculty Achievements

Statistical models improve ultrasound-guided spinal injections | A Best Paper

Purang Abolmaesumi, Robert Rohling and conference chair Pierre Jannin at the International Conference on Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions, Fukuoka Japan

June 25, 2014 | Faculty Achievements

Congratulations Darla and Sathish

Two members of the Department were recently recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Faculty by Dean Marc Parlange: Darla La Pierre and Sathish Gopalakrishnan.

June 11, 2014 | Faculty Achievements

Vijay Bhargava wins Canadian Award in Telecommunications Research

Professors Vijay Bhargava and Frank Kschischang at the awards celebration on the St Lawrence River The Canadian Award in Telecommunications Research is a career award recognizing distinguished contributions made by an individual in Canada to research in the field of telecommunications.

May 29, 2014 | Faculty Achievements

SALT Lab wins Distinguished Paper Award at International Conference on Software Engineering

Web applications have become one of the fastest growing types of software system today. Despite their popularity, understanding the behaviour of modern web applications is still challenging for developers during development and maintenance tasks. The challenges mainly stem from the dynamic, event-driven, and asynchronous nature of the JavaScript language.

May 28, 2014 | Faculty Achievements

Aspect Biosystems goes to Round 3 of the BCIC New Ventures Competition

Aspect Biosystems made it into the top 15 companies in the BCIC New Ventures Competition; one of North America’s largest technology business idea competitions. Early-stage entrepreneurs get support from the BC Innovation Council through education, mentorship, and exposure to help build a successful company while competing to win one of several prize packages.

May 27, 2014 | Faculty Achievements

Lukas Chrostowski receives the UBC Killam Teaching Prize

In honour of his outstanding contribution to ECE’s curriculum and his dedication to enriching learning experiences, Professor Lukas Chrostowski received the UBC Killam Teaching Prize today.

April 22, 2014 | Faculty Achievements

Takahata and Nojeh included in Best of Physica Status Solidi 2014

A publication by Profs. Takahata and Nojeh will be included in this year's addition of the Best of Physica Status Solidi.  In this sought-after paper, one of the most accessed in 2013, the research team reports results from integrating  a normally open, shape-memory-alloy based MEMS switch with a carbon-nanotube (CNT) forest used as a contact material.

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