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CHBE Reaction Car

CHBE Reaction Car

href=”http://chbe.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2011/04/20110416_AICHE-car-team1.jpg”> On April 16th, 2011, at the annual Regional American Institute of Chemical Engineering student conference at Oregon State University, the CHBE Reaction Car team came in FIRST PLACE with their pHat Kat car. The CHBE team powered their car using a reaction that produces CO2 gas. The gas flows through a pressure regulator and […]

Student Paper Competition Winners

Student Paper Competition Winners

On April 16, 2011 at the Regional American Institute of Chemical Engineers Student Paper Competition at Oregon State University, CHBE 4th year student, Ran Chao (left) won first place for presenting his thesis paper entitled “Enrichment of Exoelectrogenic Bacteria Communities for Ethanol Microbial Fuel Cells”. CHBE 4th year student, Pranav Chintalapati (right) received a third […]

Vickie (left) with her UG students

Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

Congratulations to PhD candidate Vickie Whiffen, for being awarded the Killam Graduate TA Award! Vickie has set a high standard at CHBE – she is an incredible role model, incorporates new teaching skills, demonstrates a broad knowledge of the field, and shows the ability to help students actively. A well deserved honour.

Student of the Year

Student of the Year

Congratulations to Naeem Mawji, Chemical Engineering coo-op student. Mawji intends to alleviate poverty and improve the quality of life in rural Tanzania by provididng sustainable, affordable electricity. His idea germinated through a UBC international service learning project and has grown into a company he co-founded that has received funding through the World Bank. To read […]

UBC Engineering Outstanding Emeriti Award 2011

UBC Engineering Outstanding Emeriti Award 2011

Congratulations to Dr. Norman Epstein for receiving the UBC Engineering Outstanding Emeriti Award 2011.  Dr. Epstein is a preeminent chemical engineer who has earned an international reputation for his research, teaching, publications and leadership while serving at UBC for more than 60 years.  To read more, click here.

UBC Engineering Alumni Awards

UBC Engineering Alumni Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Eric Newell for receiving the UBC Engineering Lifetime Achievement Award 2011. Dr. Newell, OC, a retired business executive in the energy sector, is well-known for his successful and ongoing efforts to strengthen partnerships between education and business, and for championing corporate social responsibility. Dr. Newell is a 1967 Chemical Engineering Alumni. To […]

UBC Outstanding Future Alumnus Award

UBC Outstanding Future Alumnus Award

Congratulations to Lin Watt, a Chemical Engineering student, for receiving the UBC Outstanding Future Alumnus Award 2011 at the 2011 Engineering Excellence Celebration event. Lin is a highly effective student leader who has brought major positive changes to the engineering student community, in addition to co-founding a start-up venture, Dragonfly Instruments. To read more, click […]