Applied Science professors receive UBC’s annual research awards

Three professors from the Faculty of Applied Science are among the winners of UBC’s annual research awards.

Civil Engineering Prof. Nemkumar Banthia studies construction materials, focusing on advanced, strategically reinforced materials resistant to earthquakes and carbon neutral applications.

Electrical and computer engineering professor Victor Leung is an expert in the area of wireless communications and mobile networks.

Nursing professor Sabrina Wong was awarded a Killam Faculty Research Fellowship. Wong plans to devote the study leave to advance the knowledge of delivery and organization of primary health care – an understudied area of health care in Canada.

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