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UBC Chem-E-Car Team Wins Top Poster at 2018 AIChE Nationals

UBC Chem-E-Car Team Wins Top Poster at 2018 AIChE Nationals

The UBC Chem-E-Car team took the top prize for their poster out of 39 teams at the 2018 American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) National Conference in Pittsburgh on October 28th. The team competed with their zinc-air battery powered car, Vancruiser, using an iodine clock reaction as their stopping mechanism. Congratulations also goes out to […]

Hypothesis, Problem, and Solution – Innovation OnBoard Workshop

Hypothesis, Problem, and Solution – Innovation OnBoard Workshop

You have an awesome idea, no one has thought of it, it’s amazing and going to change the world! What is the first step you take? Building it and making it perfect of course! Everyone will love it when they see it because…. You just know. Wrong! Come learn the fundamentals of testing your idea […]

UBC Envision Team Goes to ChemECar Competition

UBC Envision Team Goes to ChemECar Competition

ChemECar teams design and construct their cars, powered by a chemical energy source, to safely carry a specified load over a given distance and stop in competition. The UBC ChemECar team placed first at a regional competition in April to qualify for the national competition.  The national ChemECar competition runs during the American Institute of […]

Congratulations to Professor Richard Kerekes

Congratulations to Professor Richard Kerekes

Richard Kerekes, Emeritus Professor in UBC’s Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, was inducted into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame in Appleton, Wisconsin on October 4, 2018. The award was granted  in recognition of his preeminent academic and research contributions to the paper industry. Founded in 1992, the Paper International Hall of Fame has […]

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Joe Qin

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Joe Qin

Process Data Analytics For Troubleshooting Of Feedback Controlled Manufacturing Plants Date: October 26th, 2018 Time: 1:00 – 1:50 pm Location: CHBE Rm 102 ABSTRACT Although manufacturing process systems collect and store massive amount of data from routine operations with computer control systems, most control theory and practice research to date have focused on either system […]

Innovation Onboard Mixer

Innovation Onboard Mixer

Have a problem that you can’t seem to solve no matter what you do? Innovation Onboard is here to help! The Mentor Student Mixer links professionals with technological challenges to entrepreneurial students eager to solve them. Bring us your problem, whatever it might be. A pitching session will be held in front of the audience […]

Congratulations to Professor Shahab Sokhansanj

Congratulations to Professor Shahab Sokhansanj

Dr. Shahab Sokhansanj, P.Eng. received the inaugural Arun S Mujumdar Medal in Drying Science at  the 21st International Drying Symposium (IDS 2018) held from September 11 to 14, 2018 in Valencia Spain. The Medal and the accompanying  inscription mark Dr. Sokhansanj’s outstanding R&D in drying and a distinguished mentorship of researchers who are contributing to […]