The dawn of the Learning Factory
May 7, 2018UBC is developing — in conjunction with the Composites Research Network and its industrial partners — an exciting new initiative to reimagine composites manufacturing for the 21st century, bringing together simulation, sensors and data analytics, and automation.
UBC and Kal Tire research partnership
May 6, 2018UBC and Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group have formed a research partnership that will allow the two organizations to collaborate in developing technology and innovative solutions for the mining tire industry.
Results indicate home of tomorrow is more efficient and costs less
April 26, 2018The Wilden Living Lab was developed to create a model for overall energy consumption, energy prediction systems, cost-benefit analysis and optimization of materials and systems for long-term financial savings.
Recycling experts hit milestone in quest for zero-waste phone
April 12, 2018UBC researchers have perfected a process to efficiently separate fibreglass and resin – two of the most commonly discarded parts of a cellphone – bringing them closer to their goal of a zero-waste cellphone.
Using the power of neutrons to build lighter and more efficient marine engines
April 10, 2018UBC Okanagan researchers are using Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to conduct neutron beam testing to obtain highly accurate direct stress measurements and phase analysis of marine engine prototypes.
Self-Cleaning Camera Developed at UBC Proves its Worth At Canfor Sawmill
March 27, 2018A self-cleaning camera created by ExcelSense Technologies, a UBC-based venture, has cut maintenance downtime at one of the log lines in a British Columbia sawmill by almost 60 per cent.
Smart-bridge technology could lead to cheaper and safer infrastructure
March 12, 2018Researchers at UBC Okanagan have determined that smart memory alloys are a safer and more cost-effective alternative to steel reinforced concrete bridges in earthquake-prone areas like the BC lower mainland.