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SPE International 2017 Regional Student Paper Competition: Canada Region

SPE International 2017 Regional Student Paper Competition: Canada Region

UBC, the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and the Society of Petroleum Engineering UBC Student Chapter are proud to host the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Regional Student Paper Contest: Canada Region on Saturday, March 25th.  Competition divisions are Undergraduate, Master, and PhD and students from across Canada are competing for the opportunity to […]

Undergrads Compete at CEC 2017

Undergrads Compete at CEC 2017

4th-year Chemical Engineering undergraduate students Katherine Lai and Lisa Lee recently returned from the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) 2017 at the University of Calgary from March 2, 2017 to March 5, 2017. The students represented UBC in the Re-Engineering Competition. Their journey to CEC 2017 first started at UBC at the UBC Engineering Competition on […]

RES’EAU-WaterNET and CHBE Welcome Chief Whitney and T’it’q’et First Nation
CHBE students, Vasilli Triandafilidi (PhD) and Athanasios Kritharis (3rd year U/G)

2017 Life Sciences Start-Up Competition

    Two CHBE students, Vasilli Triandafilidi (PhD) and Athanasios Kritharis (3rd year U/G) are members of Tesseract Technologies, one of the 19 initial teams that participated in the 2nd Annual Life Sciences Start-Up Competition. The start-up competition was announced in September, and was open to teams of UBC students, post docs and research associates […]

Professor Klaus Lackner

Special Seminar – Klaus S. Lackner – March 3

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Direct Air capture as a Tool for Carbon Management Speaker: Professor Klaus S. Lackner, Arizona State University Host: Dr. Naoko Ellis Time & Date: 1:00pm-1:50pm; March 3, 2017 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102 Abstract […]

C-CJCBERI successfully organized Collaboration Strategies Workshop on Bioenergy and Bioeconomy”

C-CJCBERI successfully organized Collaboration Strategies Workshop on Bioenergy and Bioeconomy”

  The China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy Research and Innovation (C-CJCBERI) will host the “Collaboration Strategies Workshop on Bioenergy and Bioeconomy” on Feburay 23rd 2017 at CHBE. This workshop is to gather researchers and industrial practitioners from clean energy especially bioenergy sector, as well as governments and service providers to share experiences, insights, and ideas […]

Arman Bonakdarpour and David Wilkinson

Mangrove Water Technologies Wins $3 Million Grant in Global Carbon Reduction Competition

Congratulations to Mangrove Water Technologies! Mangrove Water Technologies, a new UBC spin-off company, will receive up to $3 million to help commercialize a technology developed at UBC that simultaneously converts carbon dioxide and saline wastewater into value-added chemicals and reusable water. Its economic and environmental impacts could be considerable. Formed by past and present members […]

Killam Connection Public Scholarship Lecture – March 13 2017

Killam Connection Public Scholarship Lecture – March 13 2017

Towards a Circular Economy: The Case of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area Date: March 13 2017 Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm Location: UBC Robson Square Theatre Join Jacqueline Cramer, professor, Utrecht University, the Netherlands for a discussion of the journey toward a circular economy, using the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area as an example. Jacqueline Cramer is strategic advisor of the […]

2017 National Collegiate Research Conference

2017 National Collegiate Research Conference

The National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC) is a multidisciplinary undergraduate student conference with over 200 participants from universities across the nation. Three CHBE students namely, Haider Kamal (3rd year), Jamie Ngai To Lo (3rd year) and Ileana Co (4th year), travelled to Harvard University to attend the prestigious conference on January 19-21, 2017. The 3-day […]

Killam Connection Public Scholarship Lecture – February 28 2017

Killam Connection Public Scholarship Lecture – February 28 2017

What Does Success Look Like for Alberta’s Green House Gas Policy? Date: February 28, 2017 Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm Location: UBC Robson Square Theatre Join Andrew Leach, associate professor, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, for a discussion of what success looks like for Alberta’s green house gas policy. Andrew Leach is an energy and […]