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  • Novel percussion instrument co-developed by ECE professor Sidney Fels to debut at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver

    Novel percussion instrument co-developed by ECE professor Sidney Fels to debut at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver

    A unique presentation at this year’s SIGGRAPH—the world’s leading computer graphics conference which opens next week in Vancouver—may well inspire future digital content creators and multimedia artists. Engineer and musician Victor Zappi will play a short rock/electronic piece on August 10 as part of his presentation on the Hyper Drumhead – a futuristic percussion instrument […]


  • UBC AeroDesign – Student Team Perspectives

    UBC AeroDesign – Student Team Perspectives

    UBC AeroDesign (UBCAD) is an engineering student team founded in 1992. Each year, the team designs and builds a fixed-wing electric-powered remote-control aircraft to compete in the SAE Aero Design competition series. UBCAD’s mission is to allow students to engage with a real-world problem in the field of aerospace, providing them with the opportunity to develop their engineering skills in a team environment. From aerodynamic and structural analysis, to propulsion and controls […]


  • Call for Capstone Proposals

    Call for Capstone Proposals

    Interested in becoming a Capstone partner? 2022/23 Capstone project submissions are now open!


  • Capstone Perspectives: IoT sensor to improve learning and focus in classrooms, 2022 Capstone Faculty Award Winner!

    Join us in congratulating ECE undergraduates Mitchell, Matthew, Lam, Valentine, and Larry for their accomplishment in receiving one of this year’s Faculty Awards at the 2022 Capstone Design and Innovation Day! We were able to connect with the team to ask about their work together on the capstone team, their excitement about their chosen project, […]


  • Capstone Perspectives: Hardware & Software biofeedback for Physiotherapy, 2022 Capstone Faculty Award Winner!

    Join us in congratulating ECE undergraduates Warren, Stephanie, Gabriel, Hugh, and Jaiden for their accomplishment in receiving one of this year’s Faculty Awards at the 2022 Capstone Design and Innovation Day! We were able to connect with the team to ask about their work together on the capstone team, their excitement about their chosen project, […]


  • Capstone Perspectives: Monitoring Nature with AI Automatic Change Detection, 2022 Capstone Faculty Award Winner!

    Join us in congratulating ECE undergraduates Ege Berk, John, Yan, Kerem, and Lemuel for their accomplishment in receiving one of this year’s Faculty Awards at the 2022 Capstone Design and Innovation Day! We were able to connect with the team to ask about their work together on the capstone team, their excitement about their chosen […]