This event is sponsored by UBC School of Engineering. Therefore, 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the APEGBC Okanagan Branch’s Scholarship Fund. Scholarships are awarded annually to recognize the excellence of 4th year engineering and geoscience students at UBC Okanagan Campus.
Voltage-Source-Converter (VSC) Based High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission System for Large-Scale Renewable Energy Integration
An overview of the Voltage-Source-Converter (VSC) based High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) technologies and their recent applications in many renewable energy integration projects will be presented. The research efforts and lab facility by the Power and Energy Research Group in the Okanagan School of Engineering will also be introduced.
Development of Advanced Nanostructured Materials for Energy Storage
A discussion of the state-of-the-art development and key findings in the design of advanced nanomaterials for enabling lithium-ion batteries and next-generation batteries as efficient energy storage technologies for a variety of emerging applications, including electric vehicles, flexible and wearable devices, and grid storage.
Dr. Alam, P.Eng.
Smart Infrastructre for Safer Communities
Shape memory alloy (SMA) is a special kind of material that can undergo large deformations and return to their undeformed shape This presentation focuses on various applications and design alternatives by utilizing SMAs for strengthening, repairing and prestressing applications, and the development of kernel components for seismic devices such as dampers and isolators.