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November 20, 2017

Special Seminar – Julia A. Kornfield – January 12 2018

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Megasupramolecules Speaker: Professor Julia A. Kornfield, California Institute of Technology Host: Dr. John Frostad Time & Date: 1:00pm-1:50pm; January 12, 2018 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102   Abstract Ultralong polymers (weight-average molecular […]

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November 9, 2017

Special Seminar – Paul Fennell – November 17 2017

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Industrial Carbon Capture: From Today to the Future Speaker: Professor Paul Fennell, Imperial College London Host: Dr. Naoko Ellis Time & Date: 1:00pm-1:50pm; November 17, 2017 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102   […]

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November 2, 2017

Internet of Brewing (IoB) – The Digital Revolution Meets Beer

Envision CHBeer team members Athanasios Kritharis, Siang Lim, Shams Elnawawi and Josh Donaldson presented a workshop on how to make great beer  from the comfort of their phones.  Over 150 participants attended their workshop at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) conference in Minneapolis on October 28th. Do you enjoy beer? Fermentation started in […]

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November 1, 2017

Good luck to UBC BIOMOD UBerCoolercular as they compete in San Francisco at UCSF at the annual BIOMOD Jamboree

UBC BIOMOD’s (http://ubcbiomod.com/2017/)  mission is to work on a project that will aid people and have a positive impact on society. The are using biomolecular nanotechnology to create a cost-effective assay that could be used for early detection of lung cancer through miRNA. By achieving this, they aim for a more successful prognosis and to […]

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October 19, 2017

67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference: Vikramaditya G. Yadav

The organizing committee of the 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE), to be held October 22nd-25th, 2017 in Edmonton, is proud to announce the Emerging Leaders in Chemical Engineering Plenary Session. This prestigious session, a first of its kind at the CSChE meeting, will aim to highlight the vision and leadership of four early career […]

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Congratulations to our Director, Marlene Chow for Winning the President’s Staff Award for Emerging Leadership

The President’s Staff Awards is awarded to recognize staff members who demonstrate outstanding achievement and excellence within the UBC Community. There are six categories of President’s Staff Awards, and Marlene has won the award for Emerging Leadership – only 12 awards across six categories may be awarded every year. Emerging Leadership Marlene Chow, Director of […]

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October 13, 2017

Special Seminar – Krishnaswamy Nandakumar – October 20 2017

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Advanced Multiphase Modelling Framework for Chemical Process Innovation Speaker: Professor Krishnaswamy Nandakuma, Louisiana State University Host: Dr. Anthony Wachs Time & Date: 1:00pm-1:50pm; October 20, 2017 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102   […]

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October 6, 2017

10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering and Chem-E-Car Competition OCT 1-5th, 2017

The 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCCE 2017) took place on October 1st – 5th, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. The Chem-E-Car competition brings teams from around the world to race their chemically-powered vehicles. This year, our very own UBC Chem-E-Car team finished 7th  out of 18 teams. In addition, Athanasios was awarded 1st place in the poster competition […]

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August 24, 2017

CHBE Hosts China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy & Research Innovation (C-CJCBERI) 2017 Annual Workshop

The China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy Research and Innovation (C-CJCBERI) has successfully hosted the 2017 Annual Workshop on Monday, Aug 21st at CHBE. Over 60 attendees from academia, governments, funding agencies, and industries of Canada and China got together to exchange knowledge, share insights of bioenergy field, and discuss on the Centre’s development for the […]

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August 3, 2017

Invited Talk: Dr. Giorgio Rovero

Prof. Giorgio Rovero, Head of the Textile Engineering school of Politecnico di Torino in Biella He will be visiting UBC to give a conclusive talk, prior to his retirement, as he has spent some of his most scientifically fruitful years at UBC. Topic: Green transformation of raw wool (and similar polypeptidic waste materials) into a […]

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