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Developing 5G caching for the Canadian landscape In the near future, we will need more bandwidth, more cell towers, and more base-stations to support the huge increase in the demand for internet services. The Cisco Visual Networking Index predicts a massive increase in wireless traffic in the next few years. Allot of this new traffic […]
Combining dentistry and computer engineering to improve patient outcomes Amir Abdi is using his expertise in engineering and dentistry to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with illnesses that affect the mouth, jaw or face. When he discovered the Human Communications Technology Lab at UBC he knew this was the best place for him to […]
Professor Julia Rubin has just joined the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She is coming to us from MIT where she was a Postdoctoral Researcher. She also spent more than 10 years in industry, working for a startup company and later for the IBM Research Lab in Israel. Prof. Rubin is going to be […]
PhD Candidate, Ms. Sudha Lohani received the Best Student Paper Award at the 2016 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference. Ms. Lohani is supervised by ECE Professor Vijay K. Bhargava and co-supervised by Professor Ekram Hossain from the University of Manitoba. Her paper, “Resource Allocation for Wireless Information and Energy Transfer in Macrocell-Small Cell Networks” proposes a […]
This year’s top prize at the BCIC New Ventures Competition was awarded to Microdermics, a painless alternative to deliver vaccinations and therapeutics and monitor drugs in the bloodstream. Microdermics’ proprietary, hollow metal microneedle injection system both eliminates the need for hypodermic needles, and improves the patient experience. The BCIC-New Ventures Competition is the largest and longest-running tech competition in […]