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Governor General’s Gold Medal awarded to ICICS Member’s PhD Student Mohammad Jafari

Governor General’s Gold Medal awarded to ICICS Member’s PhD Student Mohammad Jafari

June 7, 2022

Mohammad’s high-achieving studies took place under supervisor and ICICS member Purang Abolmaesumi at the Robotics and Control Laboratory, where he studied deep learning for medical imaging.

Bioform’s bioplastic decomposes quickly under normal household conditions. Photo: Kai Jacobson/UBC Applied Science
Bioform’s bioplastic decomposes quickly under normal household conditions. Photo: Kai Jacobson/UBC Applied Science

UBC Ventures Working to End Plastic Pollution

This story originally appeared on UBC News The end of plastic pollution—in the oceans, on land and in our air—is within reach with two UBC ventures working hard on solutions that could make this vision a reality. “Tonnes of plastic waste pollute our land and oceans,” says Dr. Jordan MacKenzie, co-founder and CEO of Bioform […]