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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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6th Annual Young Electrochemists Symposium

Event Summary On August 4th, the 6th Annual Young Electrochemists Symposium was hosted by the Electrochemical Society (ECS) British Columbia Student Chapter at the Chemical and Biological Engineering building.The event counted with the participation of academic and industry speakers such as Dr. David Wilkinson (UBC), Dr. Hogan Yu (SFU), Dr. Loren Kaake (SFU), Dr. Dustin […]

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July 19, 2017

2017 Ride for Clean Energy

The final preparations for the annual Ride for Clean Energy benefiting the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation are well underway. The 5th annual ride is taking place on Saturday August 12th, 2017 and boasts seven Department riders comprised of both faculty and students. Each rider has pledged to fundraise a minimum of $250 each, […]

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June 27, 2017

Lim Inducted as CAE Fellow

Professor Jim Lim has been inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). This award recognizes Jim’s outstanding contributions to teaching and practice of process design, simulation and control  as well as advancing the field of multiphase reaction engineering. Those wanting to learn more about this year’s inductees are encouraged to read […]

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June 20, 2017

Feng Awarded 2017 CAIMS Research Prize

The 2017 Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS) Research Prize has been presented to Professor James Feng from the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at UBC in recognition of his influential contributions to the study of complex fluids. To learn more about the 2017 CAIMS Research Prize and […]

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June 15, 2017

2017 APSC Rising Stars

The stars of UBC Applied Science are people passionate about their chosen field–architecture, landscape architecture, community and regional planning, engineering and nursing—and those that inspire others by making meaningful contributions to the betterment of society. Congratulations to following Chemical and Biological Engineering graduates highlighted on the 2017 list: Clinton Large, BASc ’17, Chemical and Biological […]

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April 11, 2017

Sanofi Biogenius Canada British Columbia Regional Competition

The Sanofi Biogenius Canada (SBC) biotechnology competition (www.biogenius.ca) organized by Partners in Research (PIR), matches high school students with research faculty mentors to complete amazing hands-on bio-technology research projects.  Past elite research projects have ranged from cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, to agriculture and the environment. Many ideas have been patented and commercialized, garnering international media […]

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April 10, 2017

2017 Sanofi Biogenius competition

The Sanofi Biogenius Competition British Columbia Regional Competition, hosted by CHBE, APSC, and LSI For over two decades, the Sanofi Biogenius Canada (SBC) program has nurtured young minds and fostered great talent for the future, challenging high school students to carry out groundbreaking research projects in the field of biotechnology.Those selected for the SBC competition […]

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March 24, 2017

SPE International 2017 Regional Student Paper Competition: Canada Region

UBC, the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and the Society of Petroleum Engineering UBC Student Chapter are proud to host the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Regional Student Paper Contest: Canada Region on Saturday, March 25th.  Competition divisions are Undergraduate, Master, and PhD and students from across Canada are competing for the opportunity to […]

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March 22, 2017

Undergrads Compete at CEC 2017

4th-year Chemical Engineering undergraduate students Katherine Lai and Lisa Lee recently returned from the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) 2017 at the University of Calgary from March 2, 2017 to March 5, 2017. The students represented UBC in the Re-Engineering Competition. Their journey to CEC 2017 first started at UBC at the UBC Engineering Competition on […]

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