The University of British Columbia today forged a formal partnership with Germany’s Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest research institution for applied research, to focus on renewable-energy technologies.
Author(s): Jonathan Bloom, Samantha Schmidt
Faculty: School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies: Victoria Lemieux
Staff: University Archives: Alan Doyle
Course: ARST 516
Author(s): Cayley Van Hemmen, Christian Hajen, Rocky Zhang, Ricky Sangha, Bobby Gu, Ralph Mercado
Faculty: School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture: Greg Johnson
Staff: Building Operations: Brannen Bell
Course: CIVL 201
When you’re asked to help tackle a formidable challenge – like, say, addressing climate change on a city-wide scale -- it helps to have a varied skills set and the vision to look beyond your academic discipline to find solutions.
Just ask Malcolm Shield, a mechanical engineer and PhD candidate at UBC who, in the summer of 2010, worked with the City of Vancouver as one of 10 Greenest City 2020 Scholars.