UBC researchers receive $3.5 million in federal funding
Research into forest renewal, quantum computer nanotechnology, solar power, high-tech manufacturing, forestry products and the Subarctic ocean climate got a boost today.
Mar 1, 2016
A new generation of solar power, Part 2.
UBC researchers have discovered a potential new way to trap heat with nanotechnology that promises more efficient solar power.
Dec 18, 2012 - by Alireza Nojeh, Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
A new generation of solar power, Part 1.
Organic solar cells are the basis of a new class of materials and may be the key to abundant, accessible solar energy.
Dec 18, 2012 - by Sarah Burke, Assistant Professor, Depts. of Physics & Astronomy and Chemistry
Engineering students to show off design, ingenuity in relay race
UBC Mechanical Engineering students will be showcasing their vehicle design and manufacturing talents in an energy-relay race. The 130 second-year students, divided into 20 teams, were given only three weeks to come up with four prototypes using different energy sources such as solar, battery or wind power.
Jan 24, 2012