News and Events

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

Summer School on Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Big Data

ICICS co-sponsored the IEEE Summer School on Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Big Data, held at UBC from July 29 to August 1, 2014. For more information, please see the school website.

ICICS co-hosts Future Communications Systems and Multimedia Workshop

On Friday, March 13, 2015, ICICS co-hosted a full-day workshop entitled Information and Communications Technologies for the 2020s: 5G and Beyond. For details, please see workshop website.

High-Impact Research: Blending Science, Engineering, and Design

ICICS and GRAND will be co-hosting a talk by Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland, on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 3:30 pm in Rm ESB 1013. Abstract: High-Impact Research strategies could help large and small projects to deepen human understanding of the natural and made worlds, so as to promote sustainable use of natural resources […]

IEEE SPS / UBC ICICS Summer School on Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Big Data

ICICS co-sponsored the IEEE Summer School on Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Big Data, held at UBC from July 29 to August 1, 2014. For more information, please see the school website.

Rethinking Sustainability Symposium

ICICS and the Peter Wall Institute co-hosted a free symposium in downtown Vancouver from April 24–25, 2014, with a focus on sustainability technologies that improve our quality of life while protecting the environment. Please see the symposium website for more information.

2014 ICICS Graduate Scholarships Awarded

The ICICS Graduate Scholarships recognize very promising incoming doctoral students who will  be supervised by an ICICS member, and whose proposed research aligns with ICICS’ mandate to promote multidisciplinary research among its members and students, and with industry. The ICICS Graduate Affairs Committee has selected the following students to receive a $5,000 scholarship for two […]

“Connecting Everything under the Cloud”: ICICS co-hosts Future Communications Systems and Multimedia Workshop

On Friday, March 14, 2014, ICICS co-hosted a full-day workshop entitled Connecting Everything under the Cloud, featuring sessions on Mobile Cloud Computing; Smart Grids; and Wireless Communications. For details, please see workshop website.

2014 Motion Metrics/ICICS Graduate Scholarship Awarded

Computer Science doctoral student Dereck Toker is the 2014 recipient of the Motion Metrics/ICICS Graduate Scholarship. The $5,000 annual award is granted to a second-year Masters or PhD student who is supervised by an ICICS member, and who demonstrates excellence in multidisciplinary, application-oriented research. Supervised by Professor Cristina Conati, Dereck is currently working on creating […]

New UBC Partnership with Qualcomm Celebrated

ICICS and the University-Industry Liaison Office (UILO) have recently negotiated a novel 10-year blanket research agreement between UBC and global wireless device semiconductor company Qualcomm, Inc. Under the agreement, UBC researchers and the University receive research funding for Qualcomm-funded research projects, as well as cash payments for specific patents as they are realized. This prototype […]