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February 27, 2012

Professional Development Seminar

The CHBE Grad club is pleased to announce Dr. David Wilkinson as the speaker at the upcoming PDS scheduled on Tuesday February 28th at Noon. Dr. Wilkinson will join us to give a talk on career development titled as “Unexpected Passages and Connections”. Dr. Wilkinson has over 20 years of industrial experience and served as […]

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January 20, 2012

CHBE Professional Development Seminar

As part of the ongoing seminar series, the CHBE Grad Club has organized an information session about the research and training programs offered by Mitacs. These are designed to enable graduate students to apply their research to real-world business challenges, and develop business and entrepreneurial skills, as well as long-term career success. The seminar will […]

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January 9, 2012

Professional Development Seminar

The second seminar of the “Professional Development Speaker Series”, organized by the CHBE Graduate Club, was successfully held on November 30th with Professor John Grace as the speaker. After completing his PhD, Dr. Grace has worked as faculty member for more than 40 years at McGill University and UBC. In addition to teaching and active […]

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October 18, 2011

Dr. Savvas Hatzikiriakos

Prof Savvas Hatzikiriakos received the Journal of Rheology Publication Award for 2011 for the paper: E. van Ruymbeke, E. B. Muliawan, T. Watanabe, S.G. Hatzikiriakos, A. Hirao, and D. Vlassopoulos, “Viscoelasticity and extensional rheology of model Cayley-tree polymers of different generations,” J. Rheol., 54, 643-662 (2010). In the picture, Professor Hatzikiriakos receives the award from […]

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October 14, 2011

CHBE Grad Club Professional Development Seminars

The CHBE Graduate Club is organizing a series of professional development seminars for graduate students of the department. The first session was successfully held on Oct 11th with Dr. Naoko Ellis as the first speaker to share her career journey with students. Dr. Ellis joined CHBE as a graduate student in 1998 and became a […]

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October 11, 2011

UBC iGEM Teams . . .

. . . Bring home GOLD MEDAL and win Special Award for Best Model! We are happy to announce that the UBC iGEM team had a VERY successful weekend at the iGEM Americas Regionals synthetic biology research competition held this past weekend in Indianapolis. The UBC team earned a gold medal status for their research […]

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August 23, 2011

RES’EAU WaterNET Workshop

RES’EAU WaterNET Biennial Knowledge Transfer Workshop Big Value in Small Systems HYATT REGENCY VANCOUVER Downtown October 5-6, 2011 The global changes are driving the need for innovative solutions. These changes are creating new and expanding market opportunities in small and rural settings. Join us for our biennial two-day event as we gather seasoned and new […]

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August 20, 2011

Award – Clare Yip & Dr. Ezra Kwok

Saturday, August 20, 2011 Here is another prestigious award for our department. Today, the research paper presented by Clare Yip (PhD candidate) at the 5th World Congress on Bioengineering won First Place for the Young Investigator Award. The conference was well attended by over 1000 delegates. The award recognizes the quality of research, its clinical […]

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July 8, 2011

2011 Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice – Dr. Jim Lim

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Lim, winner of the 2011 Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice from the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE). This is an absolutely well deserved recognition of Dr. Lim’s contributions to the practice of chemical engineering in industry and to the teaching of process design to UBC’s students in Chemical […]

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June 8, 2011

Dr. Elod Gyenge

Dr. Előd Gyenge has received the NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement grant and he has been an invited visiting professor at the Institute for Nanoscience Design, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Osaka University, between April 22 and May 20, 2011. The Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) was awarded for Dr. Gyenge`s research program entitled: Direct borohydride-air fuel cells […]

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