UBC experts on cybersecurity and carbon capture

UBC experts are available to comment on the London Drugs security incident and the cancellation of a proposed $2.4-billion carbon capture and storage project in Alberta.

Cybersecurity and data privacy

Associate Professor, UBCO Faculty of Management

Tel: 250-807-8853

Email: eric.li@ubc.ca

Interview languages: English, Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin)


  • Cybersecurity, consumer behaviours, brand management
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email: xiaoxiao.li@ece.ubc.ca

Interview languages: English


  • Data privacy, security, governance and use of advanced techniques to analyze data while reducing vulnerability

* Available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 3

Affiliate Professor, UBCO Dept. of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics

Tel: 226-600-3176
Email: apurva.narayan@ubc.ca

Interview languages: English


  • Cybersecurity and large language models
  • Safety and security of cyber physical systems
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science

Email: tfjmp@cs.ubc.ca

Interview languages: French, English


  • Computer systems security, intrusion detection and investigation

* Generally available before 5 p.m.

Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email: karthikp@ece.ubc.ca

Interview languages: English


  • Cybersecurity, computer systems, software security

* Available until May 8

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science

Tel: 604-822-4326 (preferred)

Email: brx@cs.ubc.ca

Interview languages: English


  • Security and privacy implications, cyber-intrusions

* Available until 4 p.m. May 3

Carbon capture

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Email: alex.tavasoli@ubc.ca

Interview languages: English


  • Carbon capture technology, environmental footprint, economics, investment landscape, policy and implementation strategies
  • Industrial decarbonization

* Unavailable May 3 between 10-11:30 a.m.