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Welcome to Professor Chester Upham

Welcome to Professor Chester Upham

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering is pleased to announce Dr. Chester Upham will join the faculty as Assistant Professor January 1st, 2020. Dr. Upham holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from McGill University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California Santa Barbara where he studied under Eric McFarland and […]

Welcome to Professor Orlando Rojas

Welcome to Professor Orlando Rojas

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Orlando Rojas will join the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Forest Bioproducts, with shared affiliation in the Departments of Chemistry and Wood Science. He comes to UBC from Aalto University in Finland, where he […]

CHBE Open House

CHBE Open House

All first-year engineering students are invited to attend the CHBE Open House. When: Wednesday, October 16th – 5:00 pm Where: CHBE 102 (2360 East Mall) Learn more about Chemical and Biological Engineering program and career opportunities. Pizza and ice cream provided! 

Professor Xiaotao Bi Awarded Engineers Canada Fellowship

Professor Xiaotao Bi Awarded Engineers Canada Fellowship

Congratulations to Professor Xiaotao Bi on being awarded a Fellowship with Engineers Canada. The Engineers Canada fellowships honour individuals who have given noteworthy service to the engineering profession through their work with either Engineers Canada or its provincial and territorial engineering regulators.  Dr. Bi has been a long-time volunteer with EGBC as a member of […]

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Marian Chatenet

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Marian Chatenet

Location: CHBE Room 102 Electrocatalysts’ Durability in Alkaline Medium: Is More Noble More Stable? ABSTRACT Power-to hydrogen is a relevant solution to store renewable electricity, and enables a more rational usage of energy, an endeavour towards the limitation of our carbon footprint. Water electrolyzers enable to produce “green” hydrogen, that can then be fed on […]

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Thomas A. Adams II

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Thomas A. Adams II

Location: CHBE Room 102 Finding the Signal in the Noise: Determining North America’s Best Path Forward for Sustainable Energy ABSTRACT One of the largest engineering challenges of our time is finding technical solutions that permit the use of our energy resources in a sustainable way. To achieve meaningful and positive change, new energy systems must […]