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October 19, 2017

67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference: Vikramaditya G. Yadav

The organizing committee of the 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE), to be held October 22nd-25th, 2017 in Edmonton, is proud to announce the Emerging Leaders in Chemical Engineering Plenary Session. This prestigious session, a first of its kind at the CSChE meeting, will aim to highlight the vision and leadership of four early career […]

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Congratulations to our Director, Marlene Chow for Winning the President’s Staff Award for Emerging Leadership

The President’s Staff Awards is awarded to recognize staff members who demonstrate outstanding achievement and excellence within the UBC Community. There are six categories of President’s Staff Awards, and Marlene has won the award for Emerging Leadership – only 12 awards across six categories may be awarded every year. Emerging Leadership Marlene Chow, Director of […]

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October 13, 2017

Special Seminar – Krishnaswamy Nandakumar – October 20 2017

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Advanced Multiphase Modelling Framework for Chemical Process Innovation Speaker: Professor Krishnaswamy Nandakuma, Louisiana State University Host: Dr. Anthony Wachs Time & Date: 1:00pm-1:50pm; October 20, 2017 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102   […]

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October 6, 2017

10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering and Chem-E-Car Competition OCT 1-5th, 2017

The 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCCE 2017) took place on October 1st – 5th, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. 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 finished 7th  out of 18 teams. In addition, Athanasios was awarded 1st place in the poster competition […]

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August 24, 2017

CHBE Hosts China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy & Research Innovation (C-CJCBERI) 2017 Annual Workshop

The China-Canada Joint Centre for BioEnergy Research and Innovation (C-CJCBERI) has successfully hosted the 2017 Annual Workshop on Monday, Aug 21st at CHBE. Over 60 attendees from academia, governments, funding agencies, and industries of Canada and China got together to exchange knowledge, share insights of bioenergy field, and discuss on the Centre’s development for the […]

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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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