Faculty Achievements

December 15, 2010 | Faculty Achievements

Dr. Abolmaesumi Receives Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering

Congratulations to Professor Purang Abolmaesumi, who received the Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering. He uses real-time ultrasound imaging to diagnose prostate cancer and to monitor patients during treatment. His research could lead to the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic tools. Full Story from UBC Public Affairs.

October 12, 2010 | Faculty Achievements

Professor participates in program to design support for exa-scale computing applications

Prof. Matei Ripeanu together with Mike Wilde (Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory) and Dan Katz (Computation Institute, The University of Chicago) have received major funding from the U.S. Department of Energy ($2,000,000 for the 2010-2013 period).

October 12, 2009 | Faculty Achievements

Vijay Bhargava given IEEE outstanding educator award

Professor Vijay Bhargava has been awarded the 2010 IEEE Canada Outstanding Educator Award "for exemplary teaching, curriculum development and lifelong dedication to students". The award will be presented on 03 May 2010 at Calgary's TELUS Convention Centre during the banquet of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering.

October 4, 2009 | Faculty Achievements

Dr. David Pulfrey, 2009 APEGBC President's Award

David Pulfrey’s outstanding academic record spans four decades of accomplishments at the University of British Columbia as a teacher, mentor and leader. A professor of electrical engineering, Dr. Pulfrey’s dedication, knowledge and inspiration encourages students to strive for mastery in the field of engineering. He has been at the core of successful eff orts to update, revise and streamline the department curriculum to ensure its relevance for today’s students.

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