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Speaker Series Seminar – Dr. Scott Renneckar

Speaker Series Seminar – Dr. Scott Renneckar

Speaker Series Seminar – CHBE Room 202, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Glycerol Thermal Processing of Biomass for Value-added Biomaterials.
All are welcome.

Join UBC Applied Science at Innovate 2014; build new partnerships to generate impact

Join UBC Applied Science at Innovate 2014; build new partnerships to generate impact

Discover pathways to partnering in an evening of thought-provoking, seven-minute presentations by engineering and architecture faculty.

UBC Engineering professor inducted Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor David Wilkinson has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the highest distinction a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and the natural and social sciences. Wilkinson was nominated by Fellows of the Society in the Applied Sciences and Engineering Division. He joins over 2,000 […]

CHBE Research Day October 1, 2014

Research Day 2014, on October 1, is a graduate student driven initiative, with the focus on “Gearing for a Sustainable Future”. The event aims to: showcase the research work conducted at engineering departments of UBC enhance academia-industry relationship/partnerships at the graduate level facilitate networking and catalyze collaboration The two keynote speeches by Caltech’s Professor Michael […]

3rd place prize for paper at CMBES 37 Conference

A CHBE co-authored paper won 3rd place prize at the 37th Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES 37) Conference, held in Vancouver in May this year. The paper was entitled Self- assessment of insulin sensitivity, authored by Melissa Barazandegan, Fatemeh Ekram, Ezra Kwok, Bhushan Gopaluni. The prize included a $200 award. The Canadian Medical […]

Saad Dara’s research featured in PICS Spring 2014 Newsletter

Saad Dara’s research featured in PICS Spring 2014 Newsletter

CHBE student and Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) Fellow Saad Dara is featured in the PICS Spring 2014 Newsletter. The article highlights his role in research that aims to clean up oil & gas industry waste. Saad Dara is part of a UBC team that has been awarded $500,000 from the Climate Emissions Management […]

CHBE host second annual YES, July 2014

CHBE host second annual YES, July 2014

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE), UBC, were the proud hosts, this July, of the second annual BC Young Electrochemists Symposium (YES), held by the Electrochemical Society of BC (ECSBC) Student Chapter. The symposium was jointly sponsored by ECS and CHBE. The ECSBC Student Chapter strives to foster interaction among students, professors, researchers, […]

WEST 2014: Inaugural UBC student conference brings together water community

WEST 2014: Inaugural UBC student conference brings together water community

This past June saw the inaugural Water & Environment Student Talks (WEST), a water conference convening graduate students and young professionals from across the Pacific Northwest. WEST hosted over 35 student talks on water treatment, stormwater management, water pollution control and water policy. The conference team also brought in David Anderson, a former federal Environment […]

Chem E car 2014 team takes first place in April regionals

Chem E car 2014 team takes first place in April regionals

The 2014 CHBE Chem E Car team travelled to Pullman, WA this April to compete in the Pacific Northwest Regional Chem-E-Car competition. The competition was hosted by Washington State University. This year’s team was composed of CHBE and APSC students Joel Kumlin (CHBE 3rd; Captain chem + mech), Norvin Ng (CHBE 4th; Captain: elec + […]

Young Electrochemists Symposium (YES) 2014 hosted by BC, July 4, 2014

Young Electrochemists Symposium (YES) 2014 hosted by BC, July 4, 2014

The Electrochemical Society (ECS) BC Student Chapter held its second annual BC Young Electrochemists Symposium (YES) on July 4, 2014 in Vancouver at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE), University of British Columbia (UBC). The one-day symposium included five presentations by well-known scientists as well as a student poster presentation session, and was […]