Graduate Student Achievements

November 5, 2019 | Featured, Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

Two Awards for the Nojeh Nanostructure Group!

In May, students Casimir Kuzyk, Gabriel Robinson-Leith, Alexander Dimitrakopoulos, and Mike Chang, working with Alireza Nojeh and collaborators, received the best overall poster award for their paper titled “AweSEM: Removing Barriers to Innovation with a Tabletop, Low-Cost SEM” at the 63rd International Conference on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN 2019) held in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

October 20, 2019 | Featured, Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

ECE Student Wins Prize in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics

  UBC ECE Ph.D. candidate Mohammad Ali Saket, his advisor Dr. Martin Ordonez, and ECE alumni Dr. Navid Shafiei received a Second Place Prize Paper Award for 2018 in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Their paper is titled “Planar Transformers with Near-Zero Common-Mode Noise for Flyback and Forward Converters”, and it was nominated for the award out of 935 papers published in 2018. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics is the most prestigious journal in the field of power electronics.

July 2, 2019 | Graduate Student Achievements

Robotics and Control Lab Team wins two awards at IPCAI

Congratulations to the ECE Robotics and Control Laboratory team on winning two awards at IPCAI 2019 (International Conference on Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions)!

June 3, 2019 | Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

Three ECE students receive Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

From left to right: Alaa Eldin Abdelaal, Daniel Holanda Noronha and Ehsanur Rahman ECE PhD students Alaa Eldin Abdelaal, Daniel Holanda Noronha and Ehsanur Rahman are recipients of the 2019 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS). They will receive $50,000 per year for three years of doctoral studies.

May 28, 2019 | Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

Shekoofeh Azizi receives Governor General’s Gold Medal

ECE graduate Dr. Shekoofeh Azizi has received UBC’s Governor General’s Gold Medal for 2018. The medal is awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record as a doctoral student.

May 27, 2019 | Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

Rabe Arshad receives Killam Doctoral Scholarship

Rabe Arshad, a PhD Fellow in the department of electrical and computer, has received UBC’s prestigious Killam Doctoral Scholarship.

May 13, 2019 | Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

Abdullah Al-Digs and Hassan Halawa receives Killam Graduate Student Teaching Awards

ECE’s Abdullah Al-Digs and Hassan Halawa are recipients of UBC’s Killam Graduate Student Teaching Awards for the 2018-2019 school year. Al-Digs, a PhD candidate, is grateful for the recognition and credits the people around him for his success. “It certainly fills me with joy knowing that my hard work and passion towards teaching has paid off,” says Al-Digs. “This is a great honour for me and will serve as motivation to continue to teach and assist undergraduate students to the best of my ability.”

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 8, 2019 | Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

Getting to know: Delaram Behnami

On this International Women's Day, we're celebrating the achievements of women in engineering. We chatted with Delaram Behnami, a PhD student in ECE, who recently won the departmental Three Minute Thesis (3MT) for her research in artificial intelligence in heart imaging. She will go on to compete in UBC's 3MT competition on March 14.  Introduce yourself...

February 26, 2019 | Graduate Student Achievements, Student Achievements

Robotics and Control Lab wins student paper awards at SPIE Medical Imaging 2019

Congratulations to the Robotics and Control Laboratory, whose team has received both the first place and the second place student paper awards in image guided procedures, robotics Interventions and modeling at SPIE Medical Imaging 2019. The first place paper is titled “EpiGuide 2D: visibility assessment of a novel multi-channel out-of-plane needle guide for 2D point of care ultrasound”.

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