2017 VSP Instruction Team

The UBC Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is very excited to introduce our instruction teams in charge of creating and delivering our package for the 2017 Vancouver Summer Program. Please click on the links below to learn more about each team member.

Gabriel Potvin

Area(s) of Academic Interest: Bioprocessing, genetic engineering, and molecular biology.

Jonathan Verrett

Area(s) of Academic Interest: (1) Pedagogical: peer-learning and leadership development; (2) Research: Gas hydrates, photocatalysis and biohydrogen production

Tannaz Ebrahimi

Area(s) of Academic Interest: Synthesis and rheological characterization of biodegradable polymers.

Macarena Cataldo Hernandez

Area(s) of Academic Interest: Electrochemical treatment of water.

Jun Sian Lee

Area(s) of Academic Interest: Biomass and bioenergy specializing in biomass densification and characterization

Jeanette Leeuwner

Area(s) of Academic Interest: Fuel cells and electrochemistry; mineral processing

Sonal Ayakar

Area(s) of Academic Interest: Systematic study of new drug discovery processes from plants through tools of metabolic engineering.

Roza V. Ghaemi

Area(s) of Academic Interest: Understanding and controlling stem cells for tissue engineering applications, organoids, microfluidics systems and drug screening.

Sarvesh Srivastava

Area(s) of Academic Interest: Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, and Chemical Engineering