News Archive

October 5, 2016

Turkey 2K Trot | APSC | United Way

Join Applied Science’s kickoff to UBC’s annual United Way campaign on October 12! Run or walk from Agronomy Road (Main Mall crosswalk) to Flag Pole Plaza and back. Open to everyone! Dean Parlange will match the United Way donation of anyone who completes the race before he does. $2 or more suggested donation to enter. […]

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October 4, 2016

Undergraduates Return From Field Trip

Third year Chemical and Biological Engineering undergraduate students returned from a week-long field trip Friday, September 30th. From September 25-30, 108 students on 3 separate routes toured 15 facilities throughout BC and Alberta. Many thanks to our field trip hosts and sponsors – especially platinum sponsor and host Shell Canada. For more information about the […]

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September 19, 2016

Special Seminar – Prof. Biao Huang – Sept. 23

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Process Data Analytics – Data Based Image Processing with Application in Oil Sands Separation Unit Speaker: Professor Biao Huang, Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta Host: Dr. Bhushan Gopaluni Time & Date: 1:00pm-2:00pm; September […]

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September 8, 2016

Course Announcement – CHBE 487 (3) Interfacial Phenomena

Course Description Interfacial phenomena play an important role in many consumer products and industrial processes. For example, it is possible control the chemistry and structure of surfaces in order to produce self-cleaning windows or fabrics that do not get wet. Also, the stability of food foams and emulsions, like milk or whipped cream, rely on […]

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August 31, 2016

2016 Ride for Clean Energy

The fourth Annual Ride for Clean Energy benefiting the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation took place under sunny skies on August 6th, 2016, forty participants including seven CHBE graduate students, alumni and faculty embarked on the beautiful 75 km ride navigating through the scenic Fraser Valley, starting from Harrison Mills and ending in Maple […]

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August 29, 2016

Event – Graduate Welcome 2016

What is Graduate Welcome? The Graduate Welcome (Back) event is a one-afternoon orientation starting at 1:00pm in CHBE Rm 102 for all new and returning graduate students in Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE). There are many events going on around campus and this is a personalized one specifically for CHBE – a great opportunity for […]

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August 26, 2016

Event – Imagine-CHBE 2016

What is Imagine-CHBE? Imagine-CHBE is one-day orientation for all new and returning undergraduate students in Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE)! With several events throughout the Chemical and Biological Engineering building including tours, a BBQ, and icebreaker activities, it’s a great way to get (re-) oriented to the Department! Giving you the chance to meet and […]

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August 9, 2016

Faculty Interviews – Dr. Jonathan Verrett

Dr. Jonathan Verrett has been  appointed as Instructor I in our Department. This position’s  primary focus is  to  enhance the design and laboratory experience of our students. Dr. Verrett received a BEng (McGill, 2011) and a PhD (McGill, 2016) degree in Chemical Engineering. During his Doctoral studies he was involved in many teaching initiatives at McGill as a Tomlinson […]

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July 25, 2016

Gotta Catch ‘Em All

Catching CO2 and Pokémon Go By Dr. Ellis and Lena Choi Mon., July 25, 2016 CERC–Lena Choi, an APSC COOP student, has been working in the Ellis lab for the summer learning about CO2 capture in fluidized bed systems at the Clean Energy Research Centre (CERC). Chemical Looping Combustion in dual fluidized beds allows inherent CO2 […]

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July 11, 2016

Faculty Interviews – Dr. John Frostad

Dr. John M. Frostad has been appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering and the Faculty of Land & Food Systems. Dr. Frostad holds a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Washington and a PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also worked at Stanford […]

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