Posts Tagged ‘engineering’

Kenneth Chau is excited about the newly published research that explains how he and his colleagues developed a negative-index material that can be sprayed onto surfaces and act as a lens.

UBC engineer helps pioneer flat spray-on optical lens

May. 23, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , ,

A University of British Columbia engineer and a team of U.S. researchers have made a breakthrough utilizing spray-on technology that could revolutionize the way optical lenses are made and used.

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The Odysseus is a single-passenger, four-wheeled fuel-efficient vehicle created by the UBC Supermilage team

Engineering students demo ultra fuel-efficient cars

Mar. 18, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The UBC Supermileage Team will demonstrate two cars in advance of the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas competition for ultra energy-efficient vehicles

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UBC Engineering hosts two competitions this week showcasing students’ design ingenuity

Jan. 23, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , ,

From all-terrain, remotely operated vehicles to concrete toboggans, UBC engineering students are competing this week in two competitions for marks and bragging rights. Media are invited to cover both events.

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Warren Hare and Yves Lucet

Revolutionizing road design

Dec. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , ,

New technologies from UBC’s Okanagan campus are tackling the high cost of building highways.

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UBC’s ShakeOut BC earthquake experts and symposium

Oct. 17, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

As part of ShakeOut BC, a province-wide earthquake drill, UBC will be hosting an earthquake preparedness symposium. Earthquake experts are also available for comment.

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UBC receives $4.5M federal boost for health research

Sep. 25, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , ,

University of British Columbia researchers have received $4.5 million in federal support for multidisciplinary initiatives that combine science, engineering and medical expertise.

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UBC soccerbots host international teams before RoboCup 2012

Jun. 11, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

RoboCup North American Open

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Robot regatta – UBC takes on US Naval Academy at Jericho Beach

Jun. 11, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

International Robotic Sailing Championships

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Robot regatta – UBC takes on US Naval Academy at Jericho Beach

Jun. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

International Robotic Sailing Championships

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UBC engineering students test 200-lb, 214-mpg car before international Shell competition

Mar. 15, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

The UBC Supermileage Team will be testing its ultra light and super fuel efficient vehicle, the “Argo,” prior to an international competition in Houston, Texas.

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