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Emeritus Professor Richard Kerekes Co-Recipient of Best Research Paper Award from TAPPI Journal

Richard Kerekes, Professor Emeritus in UBC’s Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, and co-author David  McDonald have received the 2018 Best Research Paper Award from the Journal of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI). The publication, entitled “Rewet in Wet Pressing of Paper”, was recognized by the TAPPI Journal Editorial Board for its […]

Special Speaker: Dr. Elin Kelsey

Dr. Elin Kelsey, Educator and Award-Winning Author Department of Environment and Sustainability, Royal Roads University Dr. Elin Kelsey is a leading spokesperson for hope and the environment. She co-created #OceanOptimism, a social media campaign to crowd source and share ocean solutions that has reached more than 90 million users since 2014. An award-winning author and […]

Design and Innovation Day

CHBE 4th year students complete a significant plant design project over an eight-month period.  This project involves collaborating with industry and community groups on real-world problems and scenarios under the guidance of faculty members.  The capstone projects are displayed and presented by the students during the upcoming APSC Design and Innovation Day on April 4th. […]

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