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Date: November 22, 2019 Time: 1:00 – 1:50 pm Location: CHBE Room 102 The Effect of Flow-Induced Concentration Nonuniformities on Shear Flow ABSTRACT In this talk, we begin by reviewing prior work from our group on the instability of simple viscometric (shear) flows, due to the coupling between stress and concentration in entangled polymer solutions. […]
The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering is pleased to announce Dr. Chester Upham will join the faculty as Assistant Professor January 1st, 2020. Dr. Upham holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from McGill University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California Santa Barbara where he studied under Eric McFarland and […]
The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Orlando Rojas will join the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Forest Bioproducts, with shared affiliation in the Departments of Chemistry and Wood Science. He comes to UBC from Aalto University in Finland, where he […]
The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Johan Foster has joined UBC’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, relocating his internationally regarded research program to UBC starting in March 2020. Johan joins us as a Canfor-supported Chair from his recent position as an associate professor of Materials Science and […]
All first-year engineering students are invited to attend the CHBE Open House. When: Wednesday, October 16th – 5:00 pm Where: CHBE 102 (2360 East Mall) Learn more about Chemical and Biological Engineering program and career opportunities. Pizza and ice cream provided!
Congratulations to Professor Xiaotao Bi on being awarded a Fellowship with Engineers Canada. The Engineers Canada fellowships honour individuals who have given noteworthy service to the engineering profession through their work with either Engineers Canada or its provincial and territorial engineering regulators. Dr. Bi has been a long-time volunteer with EGBC as a member of […]
Location: CHBE Room 102 Electrocatalysts’ Durability in Alkaline Medium: Is More Noble More Stable? ABSTRACT Power-to hydrogen is a relevant solution to store renewable electricity, and enables a more rational usage of energy, an endeavour towards the limitation of our carbon footprint. Water electrolyzers enable to produce “green” hydrogen, that can then be fed on […]
Location: CHBE Room 102 Finding the Signal in the Noise: Determining North America’s Best Path Forward for Sustainable Energy ABSTRACT One of the largest engineering challenges of our time is finding technical solutions that permit the use of our energy resources in a sustainable way. To achieve meaningful and positive change, new energy systems must […]
The department is pleased to announce the 2019/2020 CHBE Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Clean Energy Research Centre. We hope to see you there!