News Archive

January 30, 2018

Innovation OnBoard – Darrell Kopke – January 31 2018

You are invited to Innovation OnBoard’s event! Innovation OnBoard is a 6-month program that teaches UBC students entrepreneurial skills so that they can turn their ideas into real ventures. Innovation OnBoard’s next event will be led by one of the founding members of Lululemon, Darrell Kopke! Under Darrell Kopke’s leadership, Lululemon grew from a tiny store in […]

[Continue Reading]


January 18, 2018

Special Seminar – James Dumesic – February 9 2018

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Catalytic Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Biofuels and Bioproducts Speaker: Professor James Dumesic, University of Wisconsin-Madison Host: Prof. Heather Trajano Time & Date: 1:00pm-1:50pm; February 9, 2018 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102   Abstract Research […]

[Continue Reading]


January 16, 2018

UBC CHBE & ENVE Industry Night – February 1 2018

You are invited to the UBC Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering Industry Night, where you will have the unique opportunity to meet and network with fellow alumni, and the next generation of UBC CHBE & ENVE students. The evening will include an open networking reception. Complementary appetizers and one beverage will be served to all registered guests. Event […]

[Continue Reading]


Innovation OnBoard Fair (Jan 24) and Final Competition (Feb 8)

You are invited to Innovation OnBoard’s Innovation Fair and Final Competition! Innovation OnBoard is a 6-month program that teaches UBC students entrepreneurial skills so that they can turn their ideas into real ventures. The Innovation Fair will feature 25 unique ventures in the fields of food, health, and environment. The top five teams will move […]

[Continue Reading]


November 30, 2017

Congratulations to the CHBE Students for Receiving 1st Place at 2017 Clean Energy Generate Conference

Congratulations to the Envision Flow Cell team and Caroline Giacomin for their 1st place awards in the poster competitions at the 2017 Clean Energy Generate conference in Vancouver. Clean Energy BC’s goal is to develop a viable power generation and power management industry in British Columbia that serves the public interest by providing cost-effective electricity […]

[Continue Reading]


November 22, 2017

UBC Postdoctoral Association: Postdoc Research Day – Dec 4 2017

  DATE: Monday 4th December VENUE: Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, Vancouver Campus, UBC TIME: Research Day 09:00-17:30; Evening Reception 17:30 – 20:00           Click here to register online (Free Event) Visit UBC Postdoc Research Day for more information

[Continue Reading]


November 20, 2017

Special Seminar – Julia A. Kornfield – January 12 2018

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Megasupramolecules Speaker: Professor Julia A. Kornfield, California Institute of Technology Host: Dr. John Frostad Time & Date: 1:00pm-1:50pm; January 12, 2018 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102   Abstract Ultralong polymers (weight-average molecular […]

[Continue Reading]


November 9, 2017

Special Seminar – Paul Fennell – November 17 2017

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Industrial Carbon Capture: From Today to the Future Speaker: Professor Paul Fennell, Imperial College London Host: Dr. Naoko Ellis Time & Date: 1:00pm-1:50pm; November 17, 2017 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102   […]

[Continue Reading]


November 2, 2017

Internet of Brewing (IoB) – The Digital Revolution Meets Beer

Envision CHBeer team members Athanasios Kritharis, Siang Lim, Shams Elnawawi and Josh Donaldson presented a workshop on how to make great beer  from the comfort of their phones.  Over 150 participants attended their workshop at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) conference in Minneapolis on October 28th. Do you enjoy beer? Fermentation started in […]

[Continue Reading]


November 1, 2017

Good luck to UBC BIOMOD UBerCoolercular as they compete in San Francisco at UCSF at the annual BIOMOD Jamboree

UBC BIOMOD’s (http://ubcbiomod.com/2017/)  mission is to work on a project that will aid people and have a positive impact on society. The are using biomolecular nanotechnology to create a cost-effective assay that could be used for early detection of lung cancer through miRNA. By achieving this, they aim for a more successful prognosis and to […]

[Continue Reading]