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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
Adjunct Professor Alfred Guenkel receives APEGBC 2013 Meritorious Achievement Award
Congratulations to Adjunct Professor, Dr. Alfred Guenkel, on receiving the Association for Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. 2013 Meritorious Achievement Award.
This award recognizes "his technical achievements and contributions to BC’s chemical engineering landscape". Dr. Guenkel is partner and Principal Chemical Engineer at NORAM Engineering. DETAILS
CHBE Professional Development Seminar Series - Prof. Xiaotao Bi
The first seminar this year of the “CHBE Professional Development Seminar Series”, organized by the CHBE Graduate Student Club, was successfully held on September 20th with Professor Xiaotao (Tony) Bi as the speaker. CHBE Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty members well attended the talk. Graduate students from other engineering departments, too, participated. DETAILS.
CHBE Graduate paddles 17 hours to raise funds for clean energy in honour of friend
135 kilometers and 17 hours later, engineering graduate Sean McBeath can safely call his journey a success - and that's not counting the $17,000+ that he has raised for clean energy research in honour of his long-time friend and mentor Tyler Lewis. |DETAILS.
UBC engineer appointed Distinguished Scholar in Residence
UBC Chemical & Biological Engineering professor James Feng has been appointed a Distinguished Scholar in Residence by the UBC Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies for 2014-15. DETAILS
Dr. Savvas Hatzikiriakos inducted Fellow of the Canadian Academy of EngineeringThe induction ceremony took place on June 20, 2013 in Montreal in conjunction with the Academy's 2013 Annual General Meeting and Symposium. DETAILS
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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: CHFCA website.