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The third Professional Development Speaker Series seminar of 2014 took place on March 31. The speaker was Dr. Eric Jervis. Dr. Jervis obtained all his degrees at UBC, and then joined the University of Waterloo as a faculty member. He was promoted to full professor there. In 2012, he returned to his home city of […]
Professor Sue Baldwin’s research on the use of genomics in mine cleanups has attracted media attention. The Vancouver Sun ran an article on her development of anaerobic bacteria that can help consume or remove heavy metals from mine tailings. DETAILS
On February 28th, 2014, the University of British Columbia’s Chemical and Biological Engineering Department hosted the award ceremony of the Thomas Bennett Student Enrichment Memorial Awards in Chemical and Biological Engineering. Ally Amin and Lee Rippon, this year’s recipients, were selected based on their participation in student enrichment activities, social and environmental concern, academic achievement, […]
Congratulations to Professor David Wilkinson of the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at UBC on leading one of the projects selected for funding from the CCEMC Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses. An advanced dialysis technology developed at UBC addresses the critical environmental challenges of excess carbon dioxide and wastewater in the oil and gas sector […]
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. Hafiz has a Masters degree from the University of […]
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. The Institute’s Wall Scholars Research Award […]