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Congratulations to PhD candidate Nagu Daraboina who won the poster competition at the second annual conference hosted by Carbon Management Canada (CMC) in Gatineau, Quebec from May 23-25, 2012. His winning poster is titled “Secure Storage of Impure Co2 in the Form of Solidy Hydrate in Depleted Pools in Northern Alberta”, with contribution from the […]
“My involvement with EWB was one of the main reasons for my decision to transfer into engineering. I was inspired by working with engineers who were using an engineering skill-set to address social issues. This gave me a new perspective on engineering and the roles that engineers can play in society.”
UBC Researchers think small to improve access to safe drinking water in rural communities. Canadian culture is steeped in water. Eight of the world’s 20 largest fresh water lakes lie within our borders, as do nearly 50 rivers that each stretch 600 kilometres or more – to say nothing of our 200,000 kilometres of coastline. […]
An interdisciplinary approach to solving real-world problems is a central attribute of the Biomedical Engineering Program – a program established in 2006 by Professor Ezra Kwok for the Faculty of Applied Science. Biomedical Engineering is the application of engineering techniques and technologies to medical and healthcare problems. This specialty program at UBC has grown from […]
Energy remains one of the biggest challenges for the 21st century. It lies at the nexus of water, health, food, and other issues. Some of the key challenges include resource sustainability, particularly for oil and gas, environmental damage and climate change, reduced affluence and urgency. To quote Richard Smalley (1996 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry) […]