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MMRI Newsletter

MMRI members receive HIFI Awards

December 16, 2022

HIFI Awards enable interdisciplinary groups of health researchers to undertake innovative activities that have the potential to create change.

AI applications move mainstream

December 15, 2022

Larger companies usually lead new technology adoption because they have the necessary hardware and software budgets. But the advent of cloud computing is a game-changer for small to medium-sized organizations.

New research improves the coolness factor for athletes

November 27, 2022

Researchers are working to develop a next-generation fabric that will keep a person warm, dry and comfortable regardless of temperature and level of exertion.

Artificial intelligence helps to make composite materials stronger, more reliable

February 8, 2022

Smart technology helps UBCO researchers measure integrity and strength of microstructures.

Next-generation battery research offers electric cars a boost

January 25, 2022

Researchers have teamed up with a BC company to create a smaller, more powerful battery.

Smart windows can significantly reduce indoor pathogens

January 19, 2022

Daylight passing through smart windows results in almost complete disinfection of surfaces within 24 hours.

UBCO graduate student won the best presentation award at IEEE-IES conference

June 22, 2021

PhD student Milad Ramezankhani won the award for the NFRF-funded project on smart manufacturing.

UBC Okanagan first to offer ‘immersive technologies’ graduate program

UBCO is developing a program using a $1.65 million grant from the federal government that will offer master’s and PhD degrees.

Okanagan Smart Composite Manufacturers, Finalist in OpenCV AI Competition

March 18, 2021

The proposed project aims to develop AI-based image processing unit for real-time detection of wrinkles.

Interview-Keeping up with the charge to develop better batteries

March 16, 2021

UBCO professor works to create safe, energy-dense, renewable batteries.