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UBC Oil&Gas team at Case Competition

CHBE Oil&Gas Initiative team at Case Competition in Calgary

A team from The Oil&Gas Initiative at UBC participated for the first time in the Case Competition at the University of Calgary, on March 19 & 20. The topic of the competition was assessing the establishment of a fictitious Chinese national oil exploration company in the Canadian Petroleum Industry. A Total of 17 teams participated […]

CHBE Design Day 2015

The Chemical & Biological undergraduate program culminates in a 4th year capstone design project. The projects include the design, economic assessment and process simulation of major biological, environmental and chemical processes. We are pleased to invite you to the 4th Year Design Day to view the student presentations of their projects. CHBE Design Day 2015, […]

UBC Chemical Engineering Industry Evening

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is hosting a Chemical Engineering Industry evening. The event will take place on Thursday, March 26, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, in Room 102 of the Chemical & Biological Engineering Building UBC. This casual evening features a guest industry panel followed by an informal mixer. It provides an […]

Engineering Excellence Award winners 2015

CHBE celebrates with three Engineering Excellence Award winners April 9

Future Alumnus Award – Hafiz Rahman, Emeriti Faculty Award – Dr. Dick Kerekes, Lifetime Achievement Award – Dr. Amit Chakma

Dr. Trong-on Do, Laval University

Speaker Series Seminar – Dr. Trong-on Do

We are pleased to be hosting, as part of our Distinguished Speaker Series, a seminar by Dr. Trong-on Do of Laval University. The event will take place on Thursday March 19, 12:00-1:00pm, in CHBE Room 202. Dr. Do’s seminar is on “Nanocomposites as sunlight-driven photocatalysts for H2 generation from water splitting and for air depollution”.  […]

Jeanette delivering her winning 3MT

APSC 3MT winner is CHBE student Jeanette Leeuwner

Congratulations to CHBE’s own Jeanette Leeuwner on winning first prize at the Faculty of Applied Science 3 Minute Thesis competition, held on March 3 at the Kaiser building. Her winning presentation title was Engineering Fuel Cells for the Future. The 3MT competition aims to assist current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills […]

Alireza Bagherzadeh receives his Graduate Student Leadership award from Dr. Peter Englezos

Graduate Student Leadership Award winners 2014

CHBE established the Graduate Student Leadership Award in 2013 ‘to identify those who have played a significant leadership role in his or her activities and in so doing has had a demonstrable impact on improving the quality of student experience at CHBE’. This year’s recipients are Alireza Bagherzadeh and Hafiz Rahman. Their excellent work as […]

Dr. Peter Englezos, Dr. David Wilkinson, Michelle Rempel MP, Dr. Helen Burt

Dr. David Wilkinson receives WED funding

The UBC CHBE research team received funding towards the commercialization of technologies that will support sustainability in the oil and gas industries.