ECE News Archive

Browse below for our history of news stories and features!

  • 2023 ECE Three Minute Thesis Participants
    Get ready for ECE’s Three Minute Competition Heat, happening Wednesday, March 8 at 12pm in room MCLD 3038! RSVP your spot as an audience member here: To get an idea of the presentations, take a look at some of the topics for this year’s heat! 
  • Bravo Zulu issued to Professor David Michelson
    Congratulations to ECE Professor Dr. Michelson for receiving a Bravo Zulu, issued by the Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, Vice Admiral Angus Topshee, on February 6th, 2023! A Bravo Zulu is a naval signal used to congratulate an outstanding performance, which David Michelson has been issued for his efforts in advancing the Royal Canadian Navy’s Canadian Students at Sea (CSaS) program, and for his […]
  • Faculty Perspective – Professor Karthik Pattabiraman Named a Distinguished Contributor of the IEEE Computer Society Class of 2022!
    Dr. Karthik Pattabiraman is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, focusing on the research areas of dependable computer systems, computer security, cyber-physical systems and software engineering. He was recently named a distinguished contributor of the IEEE Computer Society class of 2022. IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to the advancement of technology, and the IEEE Computer […]
  • ECE/UBC Researchers Are Changing Pressure Sensors and Their Potential Applications
    Through the hard work and determination carried out by members of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the School of Biomedical Engineering, we are seeing advances in the use of pressure microsensors with remarkable performance, enabling a whole new range of application opportunities.  Congratulations Nabil Shalabi, Kyle Searles, and Kenichi Takahata, who have recently had their article “Switch Mode Capacitive Pressure Sensors” published […]
  • ECE Alumni Perspective- From Electrical, to Software, to Microsoft!
    Yasaman Gharib graduated from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UBC in November 2012, with a Bachelors Degree in the Electrical area. After working in her field for a year, she decided to switch to become a software developer. Currently she works as a software engineer at Microsoft and is working on a product called “YAMMER”.  Yasaman tells us that studying in ECE […]
  • AI-ready Healthcare Podcast – A Conversation with Dr. Purang Abolmaesumi
    Dr. Purang Abolmaesumi, a professor in the ECE Department, has been featured on the AI Ready Healthcare Podcast, a podcast that invites fellow researchers to talk about the translational aspects of AI research into clinical care. In this episode, Dr. Abomaesumi highlights the journey that he has gone through over the last two decades to build towards a UBC-partnered Intelligent Network for Pont-of-Care Ultrasound – […]
  • Rui Xi – Alumni Perspectives
    Rui Xi is a current PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UBC. He has previously earned a B.Eng in Software Engineering from Sun Yat-sen University, as well as an MASc in ECE at UBC. Much of his Master’s research focused on the security of blockchain applications and finding ways apps can be made safer for users. For this reason Rui […]
  • 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 Canada Research Chair, Tier I, in Robotics (tenured)
  • 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 […]