By Lee on January 19, 2023
Dr. Nemy Banthia has been named a University Killam Professor, UBC’s highest academic honour.
By Lee on January 18, 2023
Ms. Wolf is recognized for her leadership and practice in fostering inclusion and belonging within engineering education at UBC.
By Lee on December 14, 2022
Caron received the inaugural award for his research on Indigenous worldviews in engineering.
By Lee on August 11, 2022
Professor Rachel Scholes has applied to do research on how much of the toxic substances lurk in B.C.’s drinking water.
Professor Nemy Banthia receives $1.5 million from NSERC to develop carbon-neutral materials to rehabilitate Vancouver sewerage
By Lee on July 27, 2022
The project will develop carbon-neutral geopolymer materials to coat pipes and manholes.
By Lee on July 12, 2022
Student design team Third Quadrant Design is about to start construction of a new student space on campus that redefines sustainable design.
Civil Engineering faculty and students win Best Paper awards at Canadian Society of Civil Engineering conference
By Lee on June 21, 2022
Congratulations to Professor Tarek Sayed and PhD students Weijia Cai and Lei Huang.
By Lee on June 14, 2022
Beverley received the APSC Rising Star Award for her passion and dedication for making meaningful contributions to society.
Interview: Dr. Rachel Scholes featured as Emerging Investigator by RSC for work on reactive nitrogen in drinking water
By Lee on June 6, 2022
The series highlight research by newer voices with potential to influence future directions.
By Lee on May 11, 2022
The team’s victorious finish this year was the result of perseverance and hard work.
By Lee on April 27, 2022
Dr. Yang and his team of researchers received the grant to develop advanced structural and robotic technologies.
By Lee on February 22, 2022
Dr. Nesbit’s passion for education transformed the way sustainability education is conceptualized and delivered.
UBC Civil In The Media – Artist paints Vancouver Chinatown’s historic buildings to shed light on once ‘thriving’ neighbourhood
By Lee on February 15, 2022
Donna Seto was featured on CBC for her paintings of Vancouver Chinatown’s historic buildings.
By Lee on February 11, 2022
In honour of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UBC profiled a number of outstanding women scholars, including Dr. Sheryl Staub-French.
By Lee on February 8, 2022
Assistant Professor Ryan Ziels talks about his research on detecting COVID in wastewater.
By Lee on January 10, 2022
Two years ago, Dr. Mehran Abtahi was among those who were tragically lost in the Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 crash.
By Lee on December 21, 2021
Professor Dharma Wijewickreme has been awarded the prestigious 2022 John B. Stirling Medal by the Engineering Institute of Canada.
By Lee on December 20, 2021
UBC Civil faculty spoke to media to offer their analysis and expertise on the challenges ahead with infrastructure rebuilding.
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 October 7, 2021
Professor Dharma Wijewickreme has been recognized with the 2021 G. Geoffrey Meyerhof Award by the Canadian Geotechnical Society.