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January 19, 2017

2017 Research Day and Research Day Reception

Research Day On January 26-27, 2017, is a graduate student-driven initiative hosted by the Chemical and Biological Engineering department in the Faculty of Applied Science of the University of British Columbia to strengthen relations with industry at the graduate level, to facilitate collaborations and to connect communities. The theme of the event is “Nano is the […]

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January 17, 2017

Killam Connection Public Scholarship Lecture: January 23 2017

Event Details Start: 23 January 2017 7:30 pm End: 23 January 2017 9:00 pm Venue: SFU Harbour Centre, Joseph & Rosalie Segal Centre Categories: Lecture Series   Visit Low Carbon Future UBC for more details and updates.

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January 10, 2017

Special Seminar – David Sedlak – Jan. 13

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: The Next Urban Water Revolutions Speaker: Professor David Sedlak, University of California, Berkeley Host: UBC CHBE Graduate Students Club Time & Date: 1:00pm-1:50pm; January 13, 2017 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102 Abstract […]

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December 19, 2016

Updated – 2017 Exchanger Cover Image Contest – Winners Announced

Can you capture the Chemical and Biological Engineering at UBC experience with a single image? The Department is hosting a competition for the cover of its next issue of the Exchanger. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit images for consideration. See the contest page for more information including contest rules. The deadline for […]

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December 8, 2016

Dr. Frostad’s Research Featured on Cover of RSC Journal Soft Matter

The research of new faculty Dr. John M. Frostad is featured on the cover of a recent issue of Royal Society of Chemistry journal Soft Matter. Dr. Frostad’s research interests include interfacial phenomena, functional foods, emulsions and foams, novel instrumentation, and complex fluids. The cover image is a 3D surface as a representation of the […]

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November 24, 2016

New Grad Course – Towards a Low Carbon Future – RES 500W

Leading the Way Towards a Low-Carbon Future (RES 500W) This is a one-time UBC graduate course starting January 2017. Special funding was received from the Killam Connections program to host this interdisciplinary course and bring in six world-renowned speakers (see below for invited speakers). This course brings together scientists, engineers, political scientists, decision makers, economists […]

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November 22, 2016

Special Seminar – Bob Hayes – Nov. 25

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Multi-Scale Modelling of Structured Catalytic Reactors Speaker: Professor R. E. (Bob) Hayes, University of Alberta Host: Dr. Kevin Smith Time & Date: 1:00pm-2:00pm; November 25, 2016 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 101 Abstract […]

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November 17, 2016

Undergrad Research Shines at AIChE Student Conference

Over 300 AIChE student members present posters on their findings in sustainability, catalysis and reaction engineering, computing and process control, environmental aspects of chemical engineering, as well as food, pharmaceutical, bioengineering, fuels, petrochemicals, energy, materials, separations, among other topics at the AIChE Annual Student Conference. Congratulations to Chemical and Biological Engineering undergraduate Haider Kamal and his […]

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November 15, 2016

UBC Chem-E-Car Places 1st at AIChE 2016 Student Conference

On November 13, 2016, forty-one teams participated in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student Conference Chem-E-Car Competition including our very own . The Chem-E-Car competition brings teams from around the world to race their chemically-powered vehicles. This year, our very own UBC Chem-E-Car team placed first in the poster competition. Click here to […]

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November 7, 2016

Dr. Wilkinson Receives BCIC Ignite Award

Courtesy of the BC Innovation Council: The BC Innovation Council, a crown agency of the Province of BC, focused on driving BC’s economic engine through the advancement of BC tech and market-driven innovation, announced today the first four recipients of its Ignite Awards. A total of $838,000 was awarded amongst four BC research projects in […]

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