By kevin golovin on October 14, 2019
Our collaborative work with Dr. Rheault recently received funding from the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Projects in Health (MURPH) program. MURPH is supporting two excellent undergraduate students, Helena Nunes and Giulia Rossi, on our project developing anti-mosquito paint for malaria prevention. Welcome to the group! Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Projects in Health (MURPH)
By kevin golovin on September 4, 2019
The Government of Canada announced today that UBCO has been awarded $1.5M to develop more comfortable gear for the Canadian military. Dr. Golovin is leading the Comfort Optimized Materials For Operational Resilience, Thermal-transport, and Survivability (COMFORTS) Micro-network! GoC official release UBC Media release Prof. Golovin explaining to MP Stephen Fuhr how athletic apparel companies and […]
By kevin golovin on August 17, 2019
UBCO had the pleasure of hosting 30 students from Northwestern Polytechnic University in Xi’an, China. Six students were interested in the OPERA lab and spent a few weeks getting a taste of OPERA research. A great experience overall and we hope to see them soon here as graduate students!
By kevin golovin on August 3, 2019
Kiana and Ben’s publication on a new type of ice sensor is published in Sensors & Actuators B. Chemical! These new sensors offer a precise and sensitive method for tracking ice buildup on surfaces like airplane wings or engines. Awesome work! Check it out here.
By kevin golovin on July 20, 2019
We hosted high school students once again for a day of Materials Engineering, as part of the DiscoverE program. Once again the students developed superhydrophobic fabrics capable of repelling chocolate syrup. A day of excitement, fun, and learning was had by all. I hope to see many of those faces in my classes in the […]