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Industrial Symbiosis: A Key Plank in a Circular Economy – Oct 20, 2020 – Timo Makinen

Industrial Symbiosis: A Key Plank in a Circular Economy – Oct 20, 2020 – Timo Makinen

WEBINAR –  Industrial Symbiosis: A Key Plank in a Circular Economy Speaker: Timo Makinen, Director of Operations for NISP® Canada When: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 | 12:30 – 1:30 PM Registration: Free, please register here Presented as part of Sustainable, Resilient and Equitable Re-Start, an online, bi-weekly seminar series focused on how we can work […]

COVID-19 Building Operations and Future Codes – Oct 6, 2020 – Larry Schoen

COVID-19 Building Operations and Future Codes – Oct 6, 2020 – Larry Schoen

WEBINAR: COVID-19 Building Operations and Future Codes Speaker: Larry Schoen, Principal Engineer, Schoen Engineering Inc. When: Tuesday, 6 October 2020 | 12:30 – 1:30 PM Registration: Free, please register here Presented as part of Sustainable, Resilient and Equitable Re-Start, an online, bi-weekly seminar series focused on how we can work towards more sustainable, resilient, and […]

On Buildings, Energy, and Health in a Changing Climate – Sept 22, 2020 – Dr. Holly Samuelson

On Buildings, Energy, and Health in a Changing Climate – Sept 22, 2020 – Dr. Holly Samuelson

WEBINAR: On Buildings, Energy, and Health in a Changing Climate Speaker: Dr. Holly Samuelson, Harvard Graduate School of Design When: Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | 12:30 – 1:30 PM Registration: Free, please register here Presented as part of Sustainable, Resilient and Equitable Re-Start, an online, bi-weekly seminar series focused on how we can work towards […]

Call for Applications: Musqueam First Nation Scholarship – Deadline: September 30, 2020

Call for Applications: Musqueam First Nation Scholarship To acknowledge the strong relationship UBC has with the Musqueam First Nation, the President’s Office has created a community-based scholarship to support students from the Musqueam First Nation studying at the University of British Columbia in their undergraduate, post baccalaureate (including Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Education, Pharmacy, Nursing, Midwifery, […]

Call for Applications: IODE War Memorial Scholarships – Deadline: Oct 1 & Nov 1, 2020

Call for Applications: IODE War Memorial Scholarships The IODE War Memorial Scholarships support PhD scholars whose research makes important contributions to Canada and the world. Up to three scholarships of $15,000 for study in Canada or for study within the Commonwealth will be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applicants are judged on academic attainments […]

Media Mention: CTV News interviews Professor Steven Rogak on the best materials for homemade masks

Media Mention: CTV News interviews Professor Steven Rogak on the best materials for homemade masks

CTV News: Could a baby wipe work as a mask filter? B.C. researchers put fabrics to the test. VANCOUVER — As masks become part of our daily attire, many people might be wondering about what the best ones are made from. The simple answer, according to UBC mechanical engineering professor Steve Rogak, is there’s nothing […]

UBC researchers run tests to find best materials and styles for face masks

UBC researchers run tests to find best materials and styles for face masks

UBC MEDIA RELATIONS: Lightweight cotton mask with dried baby-wipe filter combines good filter quality and breathability. Most scientists and health authorities support wearing non-medical face masks in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. A team of UBC researchers led by Steven Rogak, a professor of mechanical engineering who studies aerosols, and Dr. Jane Wang, a […]

Welcome to the new term!

Welcome to the new term!

This week is the beginning of the fall term, and with classes held virtually across campus, it will be a new experience for students, faculty, and staff. Despite the change of format, our faculty members have been working tirelessly to craft an educational experience that meets the same standards of academic excellence that our in-person […]

NAME Professor teaches course on machine learning techniques at international marine conference

NAME Professor teaches course on machine learning techniques at international marine conference

On August 15th and 16th Dr. Rajeev Jaiman offered a successful short course, “Physics-Based Data-Driven Modeling and Machine Learning: Application to Marine/Offshore Engineering” at OMAE, the international conference on ocean, offshore and arctic engineering.