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Dr. Jonathan Verrett has been appointed as the APSC Marshall Bauder Chair in Experiential Learning and Leadership at UBC-V. In this position Dr. Verrett will be working to develop and implement novel ideas to further improve experiential learning and leadership experiences for students in Applied Science. Dr. Verrett will also be collaborating with Dr. Jannik Eikenaar, who is the similar chair appointed to UBC-O.
“Do we need to understand this, or can we just do it?” Helping Undergrads Get Concepts Date: November 20, 2020 Time: 1 p.m. PST ABSTRACT Students enter our classrooms with a variety of ideas about how the world works, not all of which are accurate. Even for concepts such as the second law of thermodynamics, […]
The Canadian Society for Chemistry has presented Dr. Berlinguette with the 2020 Award for Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry for his outstanding contribution to this field. Dr. Berlinguette is a CIFAR Director, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical & Biological Engineering and Principal Investigator at the Stewart Blusson Quantum […]
The Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering has presented Dr. Xiaotao Bi with the 2020 Award in Design and Industrial Practice. This award is given for activities resulting in significant achievements in product and process design, company innovation, and multidisciplinary design-directed research or production. Dr. Bi is currently a professor in the Department of Chemical and […]
The Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering has awarded Dr. Bhushan Gopaluni with the 2020 D.G. Fisher Award. This award is presented to an individual who has made major contributions in the field of systems and control engineering in Canada and is given in recognition of significant contributions in the areas of theory, practice and education. […]
Dr. Savvas Hatzikiriakos has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Rheology for his contributions to many areas of rheology, including wall slip/melt fracture and associated phenomena, the discovery of new processing aids based on Teflon and the patterning of surfaces to tailor wettability; for his contributions to capillary rheometry with applications to extrusion […]
Governor General’s Silver Medal ZEZHONG JOHN LI has been awarded the Governor General’s Silver Medal, which recognizes undergraduate students who have achieved the best academic record throughout their university careers. Each year, UBC awards only three silver medals on behalf of the Governor General of Canada. They have become among the most prestigious award students […]