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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.

Sole Canadian Elected to Journal of Membrane Science Editorial Board

March 2, 2021

Assistant Professor Jongho Lee has been selected to join the Journal of Membrane Science Early Career Editorial Board.

UBC Okanagan researches health benefits of levitating blood

March 25, 2020

Floating human plasma helps researchers detect diseases like opioid addiction.

New ‘hyper glue’ formula developed by UBCO and UVic researchers

December 6, 2019

The team of researchers discovered a broadly applicable method of bonding plastics and synthetic fibres.