Student Achievements

October 22, 2013 | Student Achievements

APSC Music Night Video

Watch the performances from this year's Music Night. It has been a tradition at ECE to have a music night each year so that students and faculty members can get some time off from research and enjoy their colleagues' music performances. In 2013 all of APSC was invited to participate. The goal of the event each year is to enjoy each other’s music and experience  different genres of music and of course music of different nations.  This event was organized by ECE and BMEGA.

October 11, 2013 | Student Achievements

New technology can prevent cellular overload, dropped calls

New research finds a way to opportunistically use television and radio channels to transmit cellular signals when systems are pushed beyond capacity. When a natural disaster strikes and too many people take to their mobile phones at once, cellular networks easily overload. But a University of British Columbia graduate student has developed a solution to ensure that calls don’t get dropped and texts make it to their destination.

August 28, 2013 | Featured, Student Achievements

Welcome Back!

Welcome from the Department Head

August 28, 2013 | Student Achievements

Graph-based Sybil Detection in Social and Information Systems receives Best Paper Award

Yazan Boshmaf and his LERSSE research colleagues received a Best Paper Award at the  IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining for their paper, Graph-based Sybil detection in social and information systems. Defending against sybil attack is essential for today's online sytstems. In this paper, Yazan and his co-authors present an analytical framework to evaluate graphic-based sybil Detection algorithms, a common method to defend against Sybil attack.  Sybil Attacks

July 31, 2013 | Student Achievements

Secure Systems Engineering (LERSSE)

Laboratory for Education and Research in Secure Systems Engineering (LERSSE) led by Prof. Konstantin Beznosov. Engineers in LERSSE do empirical research to improve the ability and the security of real-world applications. Research projects span a wide range of topics, including network security, enterprise security architectures, secure software engineering, the usability aspects of security mechanisms, and critical infrastructure interdependencies.

June 20, 2013 | Student Achievements

Nima Taherinejad, New Chair of AUTO21 HQP Advisory Committee

As newly elected chair of the HQP Advisory Committee (HQPAC), Nima Taherinejad hopes to increase student engagement in AUTO21 Network activities.

May 29, 2013 | Student Achievements, Three Across

Welcome to our visiting students from IIT-Jodhpur!

This summer, five students from the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur (IIT-J) will be joining ECE to collaborate on projects from the Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) initiative. The five visiting students, Rinku Meena, Rahul Malav, Rajat Jain, Yogendra Goyal and Junaid Masood, met with faculty members to discuss potential projects at an informal welcome last Friday.

May 28, 2013 | Student Achievements

Class of 2013

Congratulations to the Class of 2013 Cathleen Holtvogt, Undergraduate Student Services, and Shayan Farahbakhsh, newly minted ECE graduate, enjoyed a wet but warm graduation reception today.    

May 8, 2013 | Student Achievements

Meet two rising stars from ECE

Harshanvit Chhatwal and Trevor Condon, two ECE graduates from the class of 2013, were asked to share some of their insights and experiences as recent graduates. You can read the stories of outstanding students from all of the Applied Science disciplines in the 2013 edition of APSC Rising Stars.

April 10, 2013 | Student Achievements

UBC IEEE Project Fair 2013

Congratulations to the winners of the UBC 2013 Student Project Fair! On April 4, 2013, the UBC IEEE held a project fair for students in the ECE. Each year, this event provides a forum for students to connect with industry representatives and ECE professors. It was a great event and we hope that you will come out again next year! The winners from each division are as follows:   Senior Projects

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