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ICICS-Specific COVID-19 Response Information

May 12: Phased Resumption of Research on Campus Commencing June 1 In collaboration with the Faculties, UBC is planning a phased resumption of on-campus research from the beginning of June, adopting a gradual approach over the summer months. Conducting on-campus research and scholarship will be limited to those who require on-campus resources and cannot conduct […]

Blockchain Summer Institute Moves Online (click image)
Blockchain@UBC Summer Institute 2020 Moves Online

Blockchain@UBC Summer Institute 2020 Moves Online

Due to COVID-19 concerns, this year’s Blockchain@UBC Summer Institute is moving online, with some important changes: Elements of the training workshops and the Blockathon for Social Good will be facilitated ONLINE under the course names: “LIBR 559U: Topics in Computer-Based Information Systems” and “ARST575N: Topics in the Management of Records”. The course will run from May 11-22. More information will […]

ICICS Building Closed Due to COVID-19
ICICS Building Closed Due to COVID-19

ICICS Building Closed Due to COVID-19

Please be advised that the ICICS building is closed until further notice due to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In accordance with the University’s directive, all research activities have been curtailed until at least April 15. For instructions on returning books, please see the ICICS/CS Reading Room website. For urgent matters, please contact info@icics.ubc.ca. For […]

Prof. Ward Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Former ICICS Director Rabab Ward Elected to U.S. National Academy of Engineering

Former ICICS Director Rabab Ward Elected to U.S. National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Rabab Ward, Professor Emerita in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected as a Foreign Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering. Professor Ward is one of only 18 new international members elected in 2020. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.  Academy […]

Blockchain@UBC Launches Graduate Training Program
Rapidia founder Dan Gelbart explains his unique 3D metal printer to Faculty of Applied Science Dean James Olson
Rapidia founder Dan Gelbart explains his unique 3D metal printer to Faculty of Applied Science Dean James Olson

Donor Funding Helps Equip HATCH Makerspace (and detect neutrinos)

Many UBC tech-based startups progress through entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) intake programs and graduate to the HATCH accelerator in the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS). There they receive the mentorship, intern support, and investor access that helps them succeed. Now, thanks to the support of donors, they can refine their prototypes in a fully […]