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CHBE at the Forefront of Engineering Education

  CHBE faculty member Dr. Gabriel Potvin and CHBE student Ashna Misra recently represented CHBE at the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA) conference in Ottawa, ON. Both were recognized with awards at the conference, with Misra receiving first place for her poster, and Dr. Potvin receiving the Ron Britton Engineering Education Vanguard Award. Misra graduated […]

Charles Haynes Named New Head of Chemical and Biological Engineering

On July 1, 2019, Charles Haynes will succeed Peter Englezos as the new head of the UBC Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. A UBC chemical and biological engineering professor, associate director of Michael Smith Laboratories and Canada Research Chair in Interfacial Biotechnology, Haynes co-founded both the UBC Centre for Blood Research and what is now the UBC […]

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 […]


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