By uyen on July 18, 2023
Joining UBC in 1976, Professor Isaacson remained at the forefront of research, teaching, and professional engagements.
By Lee on December 17, 2021
Watch a recording of the webcast featuring our faculty members sharing their observations on the impact of the recent BC natural disasters.
UBC Civil In The Media – Engineers say better forecasting, co-ordinated warnings could protect B.C. from disasters
By Lee on December 15, 2021
Faculty members from the Department share their preliminary observations on the November BC floods.
By Lee on September 10, 2020
Six years ago – on August 4, 2014 – the Mount Polley mine spill released 24 million cubic metres of waste. The spill flowed into Hazeltine Creek, Quesnel Lake, and other waterways in the Likely, B.C. area and is by far the largest mine waste spill in Canadian history. In the years that followed, tests […]
By Lee on May 28, 2018
Civil Engineering Professor Bernard Laval has been awarded a 2018 Killam Teaching Prize for the Faculty of Applied Science. Nominated by students, faculty and alumni, the Killam Teaching Prizes are the highest recognition of an exceptional teaching awarded to instructors by UBC. Dr. Laval’s commitment to graduate and undergraduate learning has been a positive impact on Civil […]
By Lee on December 2, 2015
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 | By Lindsay Cashin UBC engineering professor Bernard Laval was quoted in a VICE News article that examined the controversy around a proposed LNG terminal for Lelu island.
Civil in the news: Dr. Bernard Laval provides expert commentary on the future of Quesnel Lake after the Mount Polley mine disaster
By Lee on May 6, 2015
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | By Lindsay Cashin Civil professor Bernard Laval provided local media with commentary on the condition of Quesnel Lake following the Mount Polley Mine disaster. Articles appeared in CTV News, the Vancouver Sun, and the Vancouver Observer.