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October 19, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Richard Kerekes

Richard Kerekes, Emeritus Professor in UBC’s Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, was inducted into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame in Appleton, Wisconsin on October 4, 2018. The award was granted  in recognition of his preeminent academic and research contributions to the paper industry. Founded in 1992, the Paper International Hall of Fame has […]

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October 18, 2018

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Joe Qin

Process Data Analytics For Troubleshooting Of Feedback Controlled Manufacturing Plants Date: October 26th, 2018 Time: 1:00 – 1:50 pm Location: CHBE Rm 102 ABSTRACT Although manufacturing process systems collect and store massive amount of data from routine operations with computer control systems, most control theory and practice research to date have focused on either system […]

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Innovation Onboard Mixer

Have a problem that you can’t seem to solve no matter what you do? Innovation Onboard is here to help! The Mentor Student Mixer links professionals with technological challenges to entrepreneurial students eager to solve them. Bring us your problem, whatever it might be. A pitching session will be held in front of the audience […]

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October 4, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Shahab Sokhansanj

Dr. Shahab Sokhansanj, P.Eng. received the inaugural Arun S Mujumdar Medal in Drying Science at  the 21st International Drying Symposium (IDS 2018) held from September 11 to 14, 2018 in Valencia Spain. The Medal and the accompanying  inscription mark Dr. Sokhansanj’s outstanding R&D in drying and a distinguished mentorship of researchers who are contributing to […]

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September 26, 2018

Distinguished Seminar – Professor Liang-Shih Fan

Chemical Looping Combustion, Gasification and Reforming: Perspectives in Commercialization Readiness Date: October 5th, 2018 Time: 1:00 – 1:50 pm Location: CHBE Rm 102 ABSTRACT Chemical looping technology is a manifestation of the interplay among a broad spectrum of science and engineering subjects in connection to metal oxide physics, chemistry and reaction engineering, and particle science […]

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September 24, 2018

2018 – 2019 CHBE Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series Announced

The department annually hosts a Distinguished Speaker Seminars series.  The distinguished speakers are selected by faculty and one speaker by the graduate students.  The seminars are presented in CHBE 102 at 2:00 PM on Fridays.  All are welcome to attend. October 5th: Chemical Looping Combustion, Gasification and Reforming: Perspectives in Commercialization Readiness – Professor Liang-Shih Fan (Ohio […]

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September 19, 2018

Ruixu Wang, Ziliang Wang, and Eric Dening Jia have won Best Poster awards at BPI Research Day

CHBE won two Best Poster awards at the Research Day of UBC BioProducts Institute (BPI) on September 12th. PhD student Ruixu Wang and Post-Doc Ziliang Wang won the first price for presenting “Performance of a prototype pulsed fluidized bed reactor for biomass residues torrefaction”. Post-Doc Eric Dening Jia won the second price on “Heat and […]

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August 27, 2018

UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering featured in Engineers Canada as a Program in Focus



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July 9, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Charles Haynes

Charles Haynes is an internationally recognized authority on downstream processing of biologic therapeutics at manufacturing scales. His field-defining research has included the invention of numerous technologies that have gained widespread industrial use, including the Fractogel® chromatography media, now used in the manufacturing of over 20 life-saving FDA-approved protein therapeutics. His appointment as a Tier-1 Canada […]

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June 27, 2018

Haiyan Wang wins 1st place award at Canadian Symposium on Catalysis

Haiyan Wang won the 1st place award for presenting “Transition of Mo2C/carbon catalyst in HDS of dibenzothiophene: The effect of particle size” at the 25th Canadian Symposium on Catalysis in Saskatoon, SK. The conference took place on May 8-11, 2018. Haiyan is a CHBE PhD student supervised by Dr. Kevin Smith.

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