News Archive

June 18, 2018

Dr. David Wilkinson receives Killam Research Prize Award

APSC faculty member David Wilkinson, a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering received the UBC Killam Research Prize in recognition of his “outstanding research and scholarly contributions.” The Annual Killam Research prize has been awarded since 1986 to exceptional full-time UBC researchers who have held their university appointments for at least three years. Nominations […]

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June 12, 2018

2018 CHBE Rising Stars

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Dr. Louise Creagh receives Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service

Dr. Louise Creagh, Senior Instructor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is a recipient of a Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service.  Louise was nominated by APSC faculty, staff and students for improving “their workplace’s productivity, quality of service or morale” and “a consistently high quality of work that is beyond what is normally required for their […]

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June 11, 2018

CHBE 2018 Newsletter is available

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May 30, 2018


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May 23, 2018

UBC Chemical Engineering Class of ’93 Reunion

Jillian Cooke coordinated the Class of ’93 reunion on May 18th and 19th with Tara Newell, APSC Alumni Engagement.  It was attended by 90% of the class members who traveled from various BC communities, Singapore, Hong Kong and across Canada! The class met for a few brews on Friday evening and continued their reunion with a CHBE building […]

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May 17, 2018

UBC Chemical Engineering Class of ’93 Reunion – May 19th 2018

Family-friendly tour of the new CHML (CHBE) Building  When: May 19th 2018, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Where: new CHML (CHBE) Building (2360 East Mall, Vancouver B.C.)     Semi-formal banquet at the New CHEEZ  When: May 19th 2018, 6:30 pm Where: ESC Engineering Student Centre (UBC Engineering Courtyard, 2335 Engineering Rd, Vancouver B.C.)

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April 17, 2018

Congratulations: CHBE Alumni Claudio Arato and Tim Watson Receives Alumni Builders Awards

Alumni Builders Awards Created exclusively to commemorate the 100th year of alumni UBC, the Alumni Builder Award recognizes alumni representing all faculties who have significantly contributed to the University and enriched the lives of others, and in doing so, have supported alumni UBC’s mission of realizing the promise of a global community with shared ambition of […]

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April 16, 2018

ChemEcar teams win gold at AIChE Regionals

UBC’s two ChemEcar teams are returning from the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) 2018 Regionals in Montana with two first place finishes. The ChemEcar competition challenges teams to design a vehicle powered by a chemical reaction and with a chemical stopping mechanism. The Senior ChemEcar Team won the ChemEcar competition, and the Junior Team […]

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2018 British Columbia Regional Sanofi Biogenius Competition – April 19

The Applied Science Faculty and  Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering are pleased to host the 2018 British Columbia Regional Sanofi Biogenius Competition (SBC).  The SBC biotechnology competition (, organized by Partners in Research (PIR), matches high school students with research faculty mentors to complete amazing research projects.  Past elite research projects have ranged from cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, to […]

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