News Archive

March 2, 2009

AIChE’s Regional Student Conference

AIChE’s Regional Student Conference is an annual event aimed at engineering students from colleges and universities across the Pacific Northwest Region. CHBE hosted the event on Feb. 28 – March 1, 2009. The goal of this event was to provide an opportunity for serious-minded students to come together to share their technical knowledge, compare notes […]

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October 1, 2008

Dr. Madjid Mohseni awarded $5.23 million to research safe drinking water for rural communities in Canada

Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE) professor Madjid Mohseni and his collaborators, Dave Wilkinson and Elod Gyenge from CHBE and Pierre Bérube from Civil Engineering, have been awarded an NSERC Strategic Network Grant for their proposal: RES’EAU-WaterNet:A Network Ensuring Safe Drinking Water for Small and Rural Communities. The network has been awarded $5.28M over five years,of […]

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September 11, 2008

BC Innovation Council 2008 Lieutenant Governor’s Technology Innovation Award

Please join us in congratulating Mark Martinez who, with his research collaborators, has received the BC Innovation Council 2008 Lieutenant Governor’s Technology Innovation Award. The announcement is here: Drs. James Olson, Robert Gooding, Mark Martinez, and Carl Ollivier-Gooch, Lieutenant Governor’s Technology Innovation AwardAs Associate Professors at the University of British Columbia, Drs. James Olson, Mark […]

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June 10, 2008

Prof. David Wilkinson – 2008 CIC Fellowship

Join us in congratulating Prof. David Wilkinson, who was awarded a 2008 Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Fellowship. The Fellowships are granted to individuals each year for exceptional contributions to the profession of chemistry, chemical engineering, or chemical technology. Prof. Wilkinson has been one of the driving forces behind making fuel cells an area of […]

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April 16, 2008

Siamak Elyasi – UBC Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

The Department is pleased and honoured to announce that Siamak Elyasi, CHBE PhD candidate, has been awarded the UBC Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for Teaching. With over 2,000 teaching assistants at UBC, this award is a remarkable accomplishment, and this is the first time a CHBE teaching assistant has received it. The award, initiated in […]

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April 3, 2008

Lindsay MacPhee – Just Desserts Awards!

The sweetest award given to a student, staff or faculty member at UBC is something many people would wish for. “Just Desserts” has a 20 year tradition at UBC and its special prestige is rooted in the fact that recipients are nominated by fellow students to recognize their exceptional service. Please join us in congratulating […]

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April 1, 2008

Eric Lagally -Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Early Career Scholar

Eric Lagally, Assistant Professor in the Michael Smith Laboratories and the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was recently selected as a Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Early Career Scholar. The program aims to bring outstanding early-career researchers together to share ideas and research approaches. Scholars are selected based on their research accomplishments and […]

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January 9, 2008

Contributions of UBC Professors

Telltale Food Wrapping, a project of the SENTINEL Bioactive Paper Network was among the 70 innovative ideas selected by the New York Times Magazine in the end of 2007. CHBE professors Richard Kerekes and Charles Haynes and John Kadla from UBC Wood Science have key roles in this $2 million/yr NSERC Research Network project. The […]

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December 21, 2007

Peter Englezos – Advanced Papermaking Initiative (API)

CHBE Professor Peter Englezos is the inaugural Professorship holder of the Advanced Papermaking Initiative (API), appointed by the Dean of Applied Science and commencing December 1, 2007. The API endowment fund was established to support education and research in advanced papermaking and the Professorship will provide an increased profile to this activity. Peter Englezos joined […]

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December 3, 2007

Prof. James Piret – Stem Cell Network

On November 28 the Stem Cell Network received a major investment of $25.6 million in renewed research funding over the next 4 years. This program is part of Canada’s Networks of Centres of Excellence. CHBE Prof. James Piret is the bioengineering theme leader within the 85 leading scientists, clinicians, engineers and ethicists across Canada. The […]

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