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March 2, 2017

Mangrove Water Technologies Wins $3 Million Grant in Global Carbon Reduction Competition

Congratulations to Mangrove Water Technologies! Mangrove Water Technologies, a new UBC spin-off company, will receive up to $3 million to help commercialize a technology developed at UBC that simultaneously converts carbon dioxide and saline wastewater into value-added chemicals and reusable water. Its economic and environmental impacts could be considerable. Formed by past and present members […]

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February 28, 2017

Killam Connection Public Scholarship Lecture – March 13 2017

Towards a Circular Economy: The Case of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area Date: March 13 2017 Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm Location: UBC Robson Square Theatre Join Jacqueline Cramer, professor, Utrecht University, the Netherlands for a discussion of the journey toward a circular economy, using the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area as an example. Jacqueline Cramer is strategic advisor of the […]

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2017 National Collegiate Research Conference

The National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC) is a multidisciplinary undergraduate student conference with over 200 participants from universities across the nation. Three CHBE students namely, Haider Kamal (3rd year), Jamie Ngai To Lo (3rd year) and Ileana Co (4th year), travelled to Harvard University to attend the prestigious conference on January 19-21, 2017. The 3-day […]

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January 30, 2017

Killam Connection Public Scholarship Lecture – February 6 2017

The Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy: An Indigenous Perspective Date: February 6, 2017 Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm Location: Sty-wet-tan Great Hall, First Nations Longhouse Join Crystal Lameman, of the Beaver Lake Cree Nation, for a discussion of the just transition to a low-carbon economy from an Indigenous perspective. Crystal Lameman is a member of […]

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January 25, 2017

2017 Exchanger

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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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