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Designing and Building the First Transdisciplinary Collaborative PhD Cohort for Climate Emergency

July 30, 2021
Two CHBE professors, Naoko Ellis (lead PI) and Bhushan Gopaluni, and the team (Amanda Giang, Derek Gladwin, Milind Kandikar, Robert VanWynsberghe, and Hisham Zerriffi) have received $323.5K from the UBC Climate Emergency Fund for designing and building the first collaborative PhD cohort. The climate emergency requires interdependent strategies of social, technical, educational, and scientific intervention […]

CHBE Graduates amongst 2021 APSC Rising Stars

June 16, 2021
Congratulations to Rana, Brandon and Bhushan for becoming three of the 2021 Faculty of Applied Science Rising Stars. The stars of UBC Applied Science are graduating students who are passionate about their chosen field and those that inspire others by making meaningful contributions to the betterment of society. Read more about their stories here:  Rana […]

CHBE Graduation Celebration 2021

June 3, 2021
The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering invited all graduating students to a celebration of their success and accomplishments on June 10, 2021 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.  Download the full event program     If you have an questions about this event, please contact us at 

Celebrating the Life of Dr. John Grace

May 27, 2021
27 May 2021 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Professor John Ross Grace on 26 May 2021. A beloved friend and mentor to all in our engineering community, John was a professor emeritus in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE) at UBC.  He served as Head of CHBE […]

13th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Technology

May 24, 2021
After one year delay, the 13th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Technology (CFB-13) was successfully held virtually from May 10 to 14, 2021, hosted jointly by the UBC Fluidization Research Centre (FRC), UBC Clean Energy Research Centre (CERC), Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and GLAB Reactor and Fluidization Technologies Inc. The first CFB conference […]

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