Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
New flexible sensor holds potential for foldable touch screens
Picture a tablet that you can fold into the size of a phone and put away in your pocket, or an artificial skin that can sense your body’s movements and vital signs.
Mar 15, 2017
Logging onto the Internet of Things
A UBC professor says now is the time to pay attention as the Internet of Things transforms how we live and work.
Dec 2, 2014
Print this: human tissue
UBC venture has a new approach to 3D bioprinting to create human cells for drug trials.
Mar 17, 2014
Scientists create powerful artificial muscle with fishing line
Researchers use fishing line and sewing thread to create cheap artificial muscles for use in medical devices, robots and fabrics.
Feb 20, 2014
Two UBC professors have joined forces for a new course that challenges students to ask big questions about nuclear weapons.
Jan 15, 2014
UBC awarded $9M in research funds to tackle societal challenges
UBC research in fish ecology, oil sands, energy efficient buildings and wearable electronics received a $9-million boost today through NSERC.
Jan 9, 2014
New technology can prevent cellular overload, dropped calls
A UBC graduate student has developed a solution to ensure that calls don’t get dropped and texts make it to their destination.
Oct 11, 2013
Vancouver campus deploys new $5.1M ‘smart grid’ energy storage system
UBC President Stephen Toope today unveiled a new energy storage system, or prototype smart grid, created in partnership with Alpha Technologies Ltd. and Corvus Energy.
Apr 19, 2013