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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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FRC Seminar from Hidehiro Kamiya on Nano and Fine Particles

The Fluidization Research Centre presents a special seminar by Dr. Hidehiro Kamiya from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology: Topic:Nano and Fine particles Aggregation and Adhesion behavior Control for Applications in Various Fields Speaker: Professor Hidehiro Kamiya, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Time & Date: 10:00am-11:00am; November 10, 2016 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 202 […]

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October 27, 2016

UBC BIOMOD is curing glioblastima

UBC BIOMOD heads to BIOMOD Jamboree this year with plans to cure glioblastima. BIOMOD Jamboree is an annual conference at which all BIOMOD teams will convene to present their work from the summer. This year’s Jamboree is scheduled to take place in Genentech Hall at UCSF in San Francisco, CA starting on October 29, 2016. […]

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October 25, 2016

2016-17 Undergraduate Club

Congratulations and thank you to all student members elected and appointed to various positions in this year’s Chemical and Biological Undergraduate Club team! And best of luck in this year’s activities! To learn more about this year’s team and its activities, please check out the club’s webpage at

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October 24, 2016

66th Annual Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Courtesy of Chemical and Biological Engineering Undergraduate Club: The 66th annual Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference is a chance for students, faculty and industry professionals from across the country and in some cases, world to gather together and share experiences. Students gave presentations about their research including our own, Ileana Co; she presented the research done […]

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October 20, 2016


The UBC Engineering Competition (UBCEC), held on October 15, 2016, is an all-day competition that consists of 7 different competitions for all undergraduate engineering students. Each competition has a unique focus from debate to design with successful teams qualifying for the Western Engineering Competition (WEC), to be held in Banff in January for a chance to move […]

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October 19, 2016

Special Seminar – Prof. Tom McLeish – Nov. 4

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as part of its Departmental Seminar Series announces the upcoming Special Seminar: Topic: Molecular Theory of Polymer Rheology from Chemistry to Processing Speaker: Professor Tom McLeish, Durham University Host: Dr. Savvas Hatzikiriakos Time & Date: 1:00pm-2:00pm; November 4, 2016 Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Building Room 102 101 […]

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