July 22, 2011
Event: UBC Thunderbird Robotics hosts 7th annual International Autonomous Robot Racing Competition and Exhibition Date: Saturday, July 23, 2011 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Exhibition of latest in robotic […]
June 28, 2011
Event: The UBC Thunderbots student team will show autonomous soccer-playing robots prior to international competition in Turkey. Date: Wednesday, June 29, 10 a.m. -12 p.m. Location: MacLeod Building, Room 242 […]
May 6, 2011 - by By Basil Waugh
The UBC Aquatic Centre is getting a major clean energy makeover thanks to a class project by a graduating green engineer and UBC staff member Jeff Giffin.
April 19, 2011
UBC Mechanical Engineering students have designed and built their own propeller-driven vehicles for a head-to-head design competition.
April 11, 2011
UBC Engineering students Peter Guan, Carol Lee, Jinting Zhu and Andy Tsai won first place in NYC Next Idea, a contest aimed at raising the city’s profile among entrepreneurial students of […]
February 24, 2011
UBC Civil Engineering Assoc. Prof. Kenneth Elwood just happened to be attending a seminar on building seismic assessments in Christchurch, New Zealand when the 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit on February 21.
January 26, 2011
Preventing train derailment while increasing transportation efficiency is the aim of a head-to-head competition among UBC Mechanical Engineering students.
November 25, 2010
UBC Engineering students will provide an inside look at how things work, from robotics and wind tunnel aerodynamics to nanotechnology and protein solar cells.
Media Release | October 4, 2010
The University of British Columbia today forged a formal partnership with the Max Planck Society, Germany’s foremost basic research institution and home to 32 Nobel prizes.
Media Release | August 11, 2010
Forget Dragon’s Den, University of British Columbia entrepreneurs have an opportunity to pitch their business concepts and products directly to Silicon Valley venture capitalists at an August 31 alumni event at the Plug and Play Tech Centre in Sunnyvale, California.
November 6, 2009
Meet a robot that’s capable of ultra-precise surgical movements or get up close and personal with a massive robotic arachnid at the UBC Engineering Open House this Saturday, Nov. 7.
November 5, 2009 - by By Hilary Thomson
A team of UBC undergrads recently won a gold medal for their biosensor technology at the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition held at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This is the first time a team from UBC has participated in the contest that draws more than 100 teams internationally.
Media Release | October 9, 2009
A robot designed by UBC students will be shoveling moon dust at an international robotics competition next week, vying for a $500,000 prize and the opportunity to contribute to NASA’s future space exploration projects.