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The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE) provides exciting opportunities to learn about the transformation of raw materials into valuable products by chemical, biochemical, physical or electrochemical processes, as well as energy generation (bio, electro & thermo).

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Maryam Khoshnoodi wins Best Student Presentation award at 2013 Amherst conference

Congratulations to CHBE Ph.D. candidate Maryam Khoshnoodi on winning Best Student Presentation at the AEHS Foundation’s 29th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy. The conference took place from October21 to 24, in Amherst, Massachusetts. Her winning platform presentation was entitled “Environmental Mineralogy Study of Arsenic in a Biological Passive Treatment System”. DETAILS

Dr. Jimmy Feng is appointed Peter Wall Institute Scholar

Congratulations to CHBE’s Dr. Jimmy Feng on being appointed a Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies UBC Scholar for 2014 - 2015. Dr. Feng plans to use his year in residence to carry out research in modeling cell mechanics, tissue morphogenesis and ferro-fluid self-assembly during his year in residence. DETAILS

Hafiz Rahman wins Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

Congratulations to Hafiz Rahman, CHBE PhD candidate, for winning the UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for his outstanding contribution to teaching. His energy, enthusiasm and diligence in fulfilling his teaching responsibilities have made a positive impact on the quality of the learning environment at UBC. DETAILS

CHBE Professional Development Seminar Series - Mr. Claudio Arato

The CHBE Graduate Students Club arranged another successful seminar in January as part of its Professional Development Seminar Series. The club hosted Mr. Claudio Arato, P.Eng. on January 13th. Mr. Arato is Director of Engineering at Sonoro Energy and a Senior Engineer with S2GBioChem, a UBC-based cleantech startup company. He has also been a member of CHBE’s Industrial Advisory Committee for over ten years. DETAILS.

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THE EXCHANGER - Spring 2013, is now online!

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John Grace Appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada

UBC Chemical & Biological Engineering professor John Grace is among 34 new Officers of the Order of Canada-one of Canada's highest civilian honours, recognizing a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to community and service to Canada. Grace is being recognized for his contributions as a chemical engineer, notably to the development of cleaner technology for industrial processes and energy production. DETAILS

2013 Canadian and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Dr. David P. Wilkinson, tier I Canada Research Chair and Director of CERC, for being awarded the 2013 Canadian and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) Lifetime Achievement Award.

The honour was announced at the CHFCA Achievement and Innovation Awards Evening Gala held during the 6th International Hydrogen + Fuel Cell Conference & Exhibition (HFC 2013) at the Vancouver Convention Centre, June 18, 2013. For more information: Read more.

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