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Dr. Savvas Hatzikiriakos

Dr. Savvas Hatzikiriakos

Prof Savvas Hatzikiriakos received the Journal of Rheology Publication Award for 2011 for the paper: E. van Ruymbeke, E. B. Muliawan, T. Watanabe, S.G. Hatzikiriakos, A. Hirao, and D. Vlassopoulos, “Viscoelasticity and extensional rheology of model Cayley-tree polymers of different generations,” J. Rheol., 54, 643-662 (2010). In the picture, Professor Hatzikiriakos receives the award from […]

CHBE Grad Club Professional Development Seminars

The CHBE Graduate Club is organizing a series of professional development seminars for graduate students of the department. The first session was successfully held on Oct 11th with Dr. Naoko Ellis as the first speaker to share her career journey with students. Dr. Ellis joined CHBE as a graduate student in 1998 and became a […]

UBC iGEM Teams . . .

UBC iGEM Teams . . .

. . . Bring home GOLD MEDAL and win Special Award for Best Model! We are happy to announce that the UBC iGEM team had a VERY successful weekend at the iGEM Americas Regionals synthetic biology research competition held this past weekend in Indianapolis. The UBC team earned a gold medal status for their research […]

RES’EAU WaterNET Workshop

RES’EAU WaterNET Biennial Knowledge Transfer Workshop Big Value in Small Systems HYATT REGENCY VANCOUVER Downtown October 5-6, 2011 The global changes are driving the need for innovative solutions. These changes are creating new and expanding market opportunities in small and rural settings. Join us for our biennial two-day event as we gather seasoned and new […]

Award – Clare Yip & Dr. Ezra Kwok

Award – Clare Yip & Dr. Ezra Kwok

Saturday, August 20, 2011 Here is another prestigious award for our department. Today, the research paper presented by Clare Yip (PhD candidate) at the 5th World Congress on Bioengineering won First Place for the Young Investigator Award. The conference was well attended by over 1000 delegates. The award recognizes the quality of research, its clinical […]

2011 Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice – Dr. Jim Lim

2011 Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice – Dr. Jim Lim

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Lim, winner of the 2011 Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice from the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE). This is an absolutely well deserved recognition of Dr. Lim’s contributions to the practice of chemical engineering in industry and to the teaching of process design to UBC’s students in Chemical […]

Dr. Elod Gyenge

Dr. Elod Gyenge

Dr. Előd Gyenge has received the NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement grant and he has been an invited visiting professor at the Institute for Nanoscience Design, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Osaka University, between April 22 and May 20, 2011. The Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) was awarded for Dr. Gyenge`s research program entitled: Direct borohydride-air fuel cells […]

Dr. Ezra Kwok – Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Engineer Award for 2011-12

Dr. Ezra Kwok – Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Engineer Award for 2011-12

Professor Ezra Kwok is the recipient of the Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Engineer Award for 2011-12 from the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society. The Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Engineer Award is presented to a Canadian biomedical engineer who has made outstanding contributions in the field of biomedical engineering. The Awards Ceremony took place on June 6th […]

Scholarships Established in Memory of Professor Chad Bennington

Two scholarships of $1000 each have been established in memory of Prof. Chad Bennington, who passed away suddenly in February 2010. The scholarships will be funded by an endowment raised from contributions by many of Dr. Bennington’s friends and colleagues as well as the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Faculty of Applied […]

CHBE Biowall

CHBE Biowall

Congratulations to the CHBE Sustainability Club for receiving the Fisher Scientific Green Fund for the CHBE Biowall Project. A small scale biowall was constructed in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of vertical growing of plants for enhancement of indoor air quality and the well being of building inhabitants. On February 16th, the Fisher Scientific Green […]