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Updated – 2017 Exchanger Cover Image Contest – Winners Announced

Updated – 2017 Exchanger Cover Image Contest – Winners Announced

Can you capture the Chemical and Biological Engineering at UBC experience with a single image? The Department is hosting a competition for the cover of its next issue of the Exchanger. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit images for consideration. See the contest page for more information including contest rules. The deadline for […]

Dr. Frostad’s Research Featured on Cover of RSC Journal Soft Matter

Dr. Frostad’s Research Featured on Cover of RSC Journal Soft Matter

The research of new faculty Dr. John M. Frostad is featured on the cover of a recent issue of Royal Society of Chemistry journal Soft Matter. Dr. Frostad’s research interests include interfacial phenomena, functional foods, emulsions and foams, novel instrumentation, and complex fluids. The cover image is a 3D surface as a representation of the […]

New Grad Course – Towards a Low Carbon Future – RES 500W

New Grad Course – Towards a Low Carbon Future – RES 500W

Leading the Way Towards a Low-Carbon Future (RES 500W) This is a one-time UBC graduate course starting January 2017. Special funding was received from the Killam Connections program to host this interdisciplinary course and bring in six world-renowned speakers (see below for invited speakers). This course brings together scientists, engineers, political scientists, decision makers, economists […]

Special Seminar – Bob Hayes – Nov. 25

Special Seminar – Bob Hayes – Nov. 25

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Multi-Scale Modelling of Structured Catalytic Reactors Speaker: Professor R. E. (Bob) Hayes, University of Alberta Host: Dr. Kevin Smith Time & Date: 1:00pm-2:00pm; November 25, 2016 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 101 Abstract […]

Undergrad Research Shines at AIChE Student Conference

Undergrad Research Shines at AIChE Student Conference

Over 300 AIChE student members present posters on their findings in sustainability, catalysis and reaction engineering, computing and process control, environmental aspects of chemical engineering, as well as food, pharmaceutical, bioengineering, fuels, petrochemicals, energy, materials, separations, among other topics at the AIChE Annual Student Conference. Congratulations to Chemical and Biological Engineering undergraduate Haider Kamal and his […]

UBC Chem-E-Car Places 1st at AIChE 2016 Student Conference

UBC Chem-E-Car Places 1st at AIChE 2016 Student Conference

On November 13, 2016, forty-one teams participated in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student Conference Chem-E-Car Competition including our very own . The Chem-E-Car competition brings teams from around the world to race their chemically-powered vehicles. This year, our very own UBC Chem-E-Car team placed first in the poster competition. Click here to […]

Dr. Wilkinson Receives BCIC Ignite Award

Dr. Wilkinson Receives BCIC Ignite Award

Courtesy of the BC Innovation Council: The BC Innovation Council, a crown agency of the Province of BC, focused on driving BC’s economic engine through the advancement of BC tech and market-driven innovation, announced today the first four recipients of its Ignite Awards. A total of $838,000 was awarded amongst four BC research projects in […]

FRC Seminar from Hidehiro Kamiya on Nano and Fine Particles

FRC Seminar from Hidehiro Kamiya on Nano and Fine Particles

The Fluidization Research Centre presents a special seminar by Dr. Hidehiro Kamiya from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology: Topic:Nano and Fine particles Aggregation and Adhesion behavior Control for Applications in Various Fields Speaker: Professor Hidehiro Kamiya, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Time & Date: 10:00am-11:00am; November 10, 2016 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 202 […]

UBC BIOMOD is curing glioblastima

UBC BIOMOD is curing glioblastima

UBC BIOMOD heads to BIOMOD Jamboree this year with plans to cure glioblastima. BIOMOD Jamboree is an annual conference at which all BIOMOD teams will convene to present their work from the summer. This year’s Jamboree is scheduled to take place in Genentech Hall at UCSF in San Francisco, CA starting on October 29, 2016. […]

2016-17 Undergraduate Club

2016-17 Undergraduate Club

Congratulations and thank you to all student members elected and appointed to various positions in this year’s Chemical and Biological Undergraduate Club team! And best of luck in this year’s activities! To learn more about this year’s team and its activities, please check out the club’s webpage at www.chbecouncil.com.