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The ECE head, heart and hands stormed the wall yesterday. This year’s team: Andre Ivanov (swim), Suzi Maginley (sprint), Darla La Pierre (run), Shahriar Mirabbasi (bike) and Manfred Bultmann (wall anchor). Nice Work!
Canadian Government Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) Program for international PhD studentsEffective November 5, 2011, the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program gained a new eligibility stream for international students pursuing doctoral (PhD) studies at Canadian institutions.Full application details are available on the Government of Canada website:http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/manuals/bulletins/2011/ob351.asp Application specifics: * Applications must be from international students who […]
Wilson Fung, a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Dr. Tor Aamodt, has become the first Canadian student to win the NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship. Wilson was selected for this award as one of twelve Ph.D. students from hundreds of applicants from three dozen countries around the world. His current research focuses on architecture and […]
When Professor David Pulfrey, P.Eng., came to UBC in 1968 as a postdoctoral teaching fellow, he planned to stay only a year. Forty-three years later, he’s retiring from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering after a distinguished career. Named a Fellow of IEEE (2000) and the Canadian Academy of Engineering (2002), Pulfrey published over […]
Congratulations to Dr. Steve Wilton and Dr. Guy Lemieux whose papers were chosen as two of the 25 most significant papers written in the last twenty years on FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Arrays). The list of significant papers, described as key building blocks in wide use throughout industry and academia, was announced at the 20th International Symposium […]
Samantha Grist, doctoral student under the supervision of Karen Cheung, won the campus-wide semi-finals at the 3 minute thesis competition. The final round of the competition is today at noon in the Graduate Student Centre Ballroom, 6371 Crescent Road. Good luck Samantha! More about 3MT
Deepak S. Gautam, a PhD student in power electronics received an Outstanding Presentation Award at this year’s Applied Power Electronics Conference. In the poster Deepak describes a novel zero voltage switching full-bridge converter with trailing edge pulse width modulation and capacitive output filter is presented. The target application for this work is the second stage […]