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Congratulation to Qiugang Lu – Winner of a Vanier CGS

Congratulation to Qiugang Lu – Winner of a Vanier CGS

Qiugang Lu received the prestigious 2014-2015 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). Qiugang is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering under the supervision of Professors Bhushan Gopaluni, Philip Loewen (Math) and Michael Davies (ECE). As a Vanier Scholar, Qiugang […]

Congratulations to Dr. Joe R H Zhao on Election as Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) UK

Congratulations to Dr. Joe R H Zhao on Election as Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) UK

9 December 2015 Dr. Joe R. H. Zhao, an Adjunct Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of UBC, has recently been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) UK for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of chemical science. Dr. Zhao is Chief Scientist and CEO of Tri-Y Environmental Research […]

The Exchanger Spring 2015

The Exchanger Spring 2015

Centennial-A Historical Retrospective of CHBE at UBC Grey Anatomy Optimizing Solar Cells News, events, awards and activities

Congratulations to Dr. James Piret, recipient of the 2015 R.S. Jane Memorial Award

Congratulations to Dr. James Piret, recipient of the 2015 R.S. Jane Memorial Award

Congratulations to Dr. James Piret, recipient of the 2015 R.S. Jane Memorial Award, the premier award from the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering. Dr. Piret is being recognized for his outstanding accomplishments in the field of chemical and biological engineering. Dr. Piret is a leading scholar in biotechnology, specializing in multi-disciplinary mammalian cell culture research […]

The ChemECar Team was awarded 2nd place for their project.

CHBE Students Participate in BC LNG GameChanger Innovation Competition

The BC Ministry of Natural Gas Development hosted an exciting new Innovation Engineering Challenge in association with the Clean LNG 2015 GameChanger Competition. Undergraduate students were invited to showcase their technical skills and creativity in this design showcase. The CHBE Student Capstone Design Team #5 presented their Gas to Liquids Using Fischer-Tropschtechnology and the CHBE […]

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Jeff Morris September 28

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Jeff Morris September 28

In the first of the 2015-16 Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series, we have Professor Jeff Morris speaking on September 28, 12:00 – 1:00pm, Room 202 CHBE. All are welcome to attend. Professor Morris is from the Levich Institute and the Department of Chemical Engineering at The City College of New York. His seminar is on “Extreme […]

2015 Ride for Clean Energy

2015 Ride for Clean Energy benefitting the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation

  Three years after the inaugural Ride for Clean Energy benefitting the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation, the third annual ride got under way. On August 8th, 30 participants including seven CHBE summer and graduate students embarked on the beautiful 75 km ride navigating through the scenic ‘Harrison to Home’ route, starting from Harrison […]

Signing of the MOA for the China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy Research & Innovation: John Hepburn, VP Research and International, UBC, and Tianwei Tan, President Beijing University of Chemical Technology

China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy Research and Innovation (C-C JCBERI) – 中加联合生物质能源研究创新中心

The opening of the China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy Research & Innovation (C-C JCBERI) collaboration was announced at the 5th International Conference on Biorefinery (www.icbb2015.org). The Centre will provide a platform to foster bioenergy technology development, maturation, demonstration and commercialization in both Canada and China through collaboration. The C-C JCBERI is hosted by UBC in […]

5th International Conference on Biorefinery

5th International Conference on Biorefinery

Biorefinery conference taking place at Forest Sciences Centre, UBC, August 10-12, 2015.

Dr. Vikram Yadav part of team winning NSERC CREATE funding

Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Vikram Yadav is part of a multi-disciplinary UBC research team that has received NSERC CREATE funding this June for their project, Ecosystem Services, Commercialization Platforms and Entrepreneurship (ECOSCOPE). The project is led by UBC Microbiology Prof. Steven Hallam. NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) grants prepare students and postdoctoral […]