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ICICS/ECE/IEEE Workshop on Future Communications and Multimedia Systems

ICICS/ECE/IEEE Workshop on Future Communications and Multimedia Systems

      This May 12, 2017 workshop, co-hosted by ICICS, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the IEEE, will feature five industry speakers presenting their views on Connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT) as well as a poster session during which UBC students and faculty present their ongoing research. Don’t miss […]

Learn about Entrepreneurship with e@UBC

Learn about Entrepreneurship with e@UBC

  Bringing an innovative idea to entrepreneurial life takes a variety of people and skills. Blair Simonite, Program Director of entrepreneurship@UBC, will be on hand on Monday, April 3 to share some valuable insights on how you can be introduced to the entrepreneurial ecosystem around us, including the HATCH incubator in the ICICS/CS building. Blair will […]

Rabab Ward (in red jacket) and fellow award winners

Former ICICS Director Rabab Ward Wins Vancouver Board of Trade Award

  UBC Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor and former ICICS Director (1996-2007) Rabab Ward has been awarded a 2017 Wendy McDonald Award in the category of Outstanding Mentor/Sponsor. The winner of this award is recognized for having “imparted wisdom, experience, and knowledge with mentees in an impactful way.” Wendy McDonald Award awards are presented in […]

UBC President Ono Tours HATCH

UBC President Ono Tours HATCH

On December 20, UBC President Santa Ono toured the new HATCH tech startup incubator in the ICICS building. He had the opportunity to speak with many of the ventures housed there and learn about the innovative new technologies they are bringing to market. The water he’s drinking in this photo was purified by HATCH startup Acuva’s LED-based […]

ICICS Welcomes New Director

ICICS Welcomes New Director

Robert Rohling, a professor with a joint appointment in electrical and computer and mechanical engineering, has accepted a five-year term as director of the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) effective January 1, 2017. Rohling is internationally recognized for his research in the field of biomedical engineering, with specialization in medical ultrasound. He […]

HATCH Launches in ICICS

HATCH Launches in ICICS

Technologies HATCH out of New Innovation Space for UBC Ventures UBC has opened a new space for technology startups to build and test their inventions, grow their businesses, and transform ideas into commercial products. The new incubator space, named HATCH, is home to 11 ventures that are getting ready to launch their products on the […]

ICICS Director Search

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver seeks outstanding internal UBC candidates for the position of Director of the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS). ICICS is a world-class, multi-disciplinary research institute that is unique for its breadth of expertise and promotion of collaborative research in advanced technologies systems in Canada. It was established […]

Technology Entrepreneurship Support Programs

Technology Entrepreneurship Support Programs

Members of the ICICS community are eligible for a wide range of technology entrepreneurship programs that UBC offers on behalf of its staff, students, faculty, and recent alumni.  Since the University is committed to supporting the entrepreneurial ambitions of its community, these programs are offered at no charge.  The only cost to participants is time and commitment. […]

ICICS co-hosts Future Communications Systems and Multimedia Workshop

On Friday April 1, 2016, ICICS co-hosted, along with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Vancouver section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a full-day workshop on “Smart Connectivity”. The workshop launched with a keynote address on “5G Network Architecture and Technology Innovations” by Shilpa Talwar, Director of […]

ICICS Presence at NextBC

ICICS research projects were featured at NextBC 2, along with the most innovative, game-changing technologies produced by BC companies. For more information, please see the NextBC 2 website