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ICICS Welcomes New Director

Posted on December 8, 2016

Robert Rohling, a professor with a joint appointment in electrical and computer and mechanical engineering, has accepted a five-year term as director of the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) effective January 1, 2017.
Rohling is internationally recognized for his research in the field of biomedical engineering, with specialization in medical ultrasound. He earned [...]

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HATCH Launches in ICICS

Posted on October 31, 2016

Technologies HATCH out of New Innovation Space for UBC Ventures
UBC has opened a new space for technology startups to build and test their inventions, grow their businesses, and transform ideas into commercial products.
The new incubator space, named HATCH, is home to 11 ventures that are getting ready to launch their products on the market. HATCH [...]

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ICICS Director Search

Posted on July 18, 2016

DIRECTOR
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver seeks outstanding internal UBC candidates for the position of Director of the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS).
ICICS is a world-class, multi-disciplinary research institute that is unique for its breadth of expertise and promotion of collaborative research in advanced technologies systems in Canada. It was established in [...]

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Technology Entrepreneurship Support Programs

Posted on June 20, 2016

Members of the ICICS community are eligible for a wide range of technology entrepreneurship programs that UBC offers on behalf of its staff, students, faculty, and recent alumni.  Since the University is committed to supporting the entrepreneurial ambitions of its community, these programs are offered at no charge.  The only cost to participants is time and commitment.

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ICICS co-hosts Future Communications Systems and Multimedia Workshop

Posted on April 11, 2016

On Friday April 1, 2016, ICICS co-hosted, along with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Vancouver section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a full-day workshop on “Smart Connectivity”. The workshop launched with a keynote address on “5G Network Architecture and Technology Innovations” by Shilpa Talwar, Director of [...]

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ICICS Presence at NextBC

Posted on May 25, 2015

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

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Summer School on Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Big Data

Posted on February 18, 2015

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.

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ICICS co-hosts Future Communications Systems and Multimedia Workshop

Posted on February 18, 2015

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.

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

Posted on September 11, 2014

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 [...]

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

Posted on August 26, 2014

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.

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