ECE News Archive

Browse below for our history of news stories and features!

  • 2022 UBC Applied Science Dean’s Faculty Awards for Service – Carol Jaeger
    We are excited to announce that ECE faculty member Dr. Carol Jaeger is being honoured with a Dean’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Service for her exceptional contributions to the UBC Applied Science community! Please join us in congratulating Dr. Jaeger on this wonderful accomplishment! Exemplifying the Faculty’s commitments to lead by example, embrace ambiguity and act with intention, Prof. Jaeger is a tireless advocate […]
  • Faculty Positions
    Applications open for Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Robotics
  • ECE Research Team Receives Distinguished Paper Award at ICSME 2022!
    We are excited to announce that Prof. Julia Rubin and ECE undergraduate students Evelien Boerstra and John Ahn have received a Distinguished Paper Award for their paper titled “Stronger Together: On Combining Relationships in Architectural Recovery Approaches” at this year’s prestigious ICSME Conference (International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution). The paper focuses on the topic of architectural recovery and microservice-based application development. It continues […]
  • Student Perspectives – Zitao Chen, Public Scholars Initiative
    “Being a public scholar means the opportunity to broaden my PhD experience and to engage in research that would contribute to the public good. This includes building closer connections with the community such as sharing my research with the general audience, bridging the divide between academia and industry, and seeking avenues to transfer academic progress into practical solutions that can benefit the community at large.” […]
  • UBC Solar – Student Team Perspectives
    UBC Solar is a student-led design team comprised of students from a variety of faculties, including engineering (and our own ECE department!), business, and science. The team aims to promote clean energy and sustainable automotive solutions through the development of electric solar-powered racecars. UBC Solar uses their design to compete in the Formula Sun Grand Prix and American Solar Challenge. In the 2022, UBC Solar […]
  • ECE Professor David Michelson to Chair Working Group Spanning International Telecommunications Organizations
    ince the earliest days of telecommunications, international bodies have been in place to resolve disputes, recommend best practices, and develop technical standards. For example, the International Telegraph Union was formed in 1865 to standardize telegraph equipment, establish the Morse code as the international telegraph alphabet, and ensure privacy of communication. In 1932, the union broadened to include radio communications and telephony, and the name changed […]
  • Welcome Back, ECE!
    Welcome back to ECE to all of our new and returning students! Get in touch with us at if you have questions, and we look forward to working with you throughout the term!
  • UBC Bionics – Student Team Perspectives
    UBC Bionics was first formed in 2018 to create a space where students could apply all the skills they learned in class, and further develop their hands-on experience in the advancement of bionics. The group is an undergraduate engineering design team that aims to foster an environment that is readily accessible to students and provide a space for them to apply, strengthen, and hone their […]
  • UBC Formula – Student Team Perspectives
    Founded in 1991, UBC Formula is a student organization that designs, builds, and races a Formula-style race car in the annual Formula SAE competition in Michigan. Each team member contributes their skills in a specialized area such as powertrain, chassis, suspension, electronics, controls, or dynamics. After 27 years of innovation and accomplishments, UBC Formula strives to continue its vision of helping students develop their engineering […]
  • 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 that he co-developed with Sidney Fels, a professor of electrical […]