Faculty Achievements

November 15, 2011 | Faculty Achievements

Congratulations to Samantha Grist – Killam Doctoral Fellowship

Samantha Grist has been awarded the esteemed Killam Doctoral Fellowship by the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Graduate Studies. The Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Doctoral Fellowships are awarded every year to the most exceptional doctoral degree candidates at UBC. The fellowships are the University’s most prestigious merit-based graduate award. Samantha is pursuing her doctoral degree under the supervision of Dr. Karen Cheung and Dr. Lukas Chrostowski in the area of Microsystems and Nanotechnoloy.

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.

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

March 11, 2014 | Faculty Achievements

LionsGate receives major funding to increase production/distribution

A medical technology invented by UBC faculty receives major funding to scale up production and distribution to the developing world.

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