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ICICS Graduate Scholarships

Posted on June 30, 2010

ICICS grants three $5000 scholarships per year for 2 consecutive years to incoming PhD students who will be supervised by full ICICS members. The ICICS Graduate Affairs Committee decides on recipients, with preference given to those whose research is strongly multidisciplinary in nature (e.g., will be co-supervised).

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Conference Travel Support for ICICS Students

Posted on June 28, 2010

 ICICS provides up to $700 to ICICS-affiliated graduate students (Masters or PhD) once over the course of their graduate study at UBC, to travel to a conference with published proceedings. ICICS’ support must be acknowledged in papers presented. Travel support is granted on a first-come, first-served basis, and is for upcoming travel only; retroactive claims [...]

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Yusuf Altintas Leads National Network to Develop Virtual Machining Technology

Posted on June 16, 2010

Mechanical engineering professor and ICICS member Yusuf Altintas is Scientific Director of a recently announced NSERC Strategic Network that will develop the world’s most advanced virtual machining technology for macro- and micro-machining operations. With funding over 5 years of $5 million from NSERC and $350,000 from industry, the Canadian Network for Research and Innovation in [...]

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ICICS Visited by Human–Computer Interaction Expert Barbara Grosz

Posted on June 9, 2010

On Tuesday, June 22, ICICS hosted a full-day visit by Dr. Barbara Grosz, computer scientist and Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, to our facilities. Dr. Grosz is an expert in human-computer interaction (see website http://grosz.seas.harvard.edu/), and 2010 Peter Wall Institute Distinguished Visiting Professor. Her ICICS visit preceded her Faculty Associates Dinner [...]

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