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67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference: Vikramaditya G. Yadav

The organizing committee of the 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE), to be held October 22nd-25th, 2017 in Edmonton, is proud to announce the Emerging Leaders in Chemical Engineering Plenary Session. This prestigious session, a first of its kind at the CSChE meeting, will aim to highlight the vision and leadership of four early career […]

A Better, Cheaper Bioink for Biofabrication

A Better, Cheaper Bioink for Biofabrication

A new bioink that may enable the more efficient and inexpensive fabrication of tissues and organs — and ultimately accelerate advances in regenerative medicine — has been synthesized by researchers at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus.

Better, cheaper bio-ink may be used to create artificial organs

Dr. Keekyoung Kim, assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering was interviewed by Castanet regarding his research on a bio-ink that could accelerate advances in regenerative medicine. Link to full text

The new School of Biomedical Engineering

The new School of Biomedical Engineering

The Faculties of Applied Science and Medicine have announced the joint establishment of the School of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at UBC, effective July 1, 2017.

Philip Edgcumbe receives 2016/2017 B.C. Medtech Award in Biomedical Engineering

Philip Edgcumbe receives 2016/2017 B.C. Medtech Award in Biomedical Engineering

Philip Edgcumbe  has received the prestigious B.C. Medtech Award in Biomedical Engineering for 2016-17. This award recognizes entrepreneurial achievements by graduate students in Biomedical Engineering at UBC and is awarded to students who have demonstrated both strong leadership and a high standard of scholarly achievement. Philip is an MDPhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He invented and patented a  surgical device which […]

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APSC Rising Stars 2017: Jeanie Malone, BASc ’17, Electrical Engineering

  Applied Science Class of 2017 The friends and colleagues I have had the opportunity to work with here at UBC have really been who helped me to grow into who I am today. My name is Jeanie Malone, and I’ve spent the last five years diving headfirst into the UBC Engineering Community. Whether I’m […]