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May 27, 2020

CHBE Researchers Develop Biodegradable Medical Mask for COVID-19



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April 21, 2020

CHBE Capstone Design Projects Now Available Online



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April 17, 2020

UBC Launching New Environmental Engineering Degree in Fall 2020

To cultivate the next generation of critical, systems thinkers with a passion for addressing climate change and improving ecosystem health, the University of British Columbia is excited to announce a new four-year undergraduate environmental engineering program to begin this fall semester. The new program is an innovative partnership between UBC’s Departments of Civil Engineering and […]

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April 6, 2020

CHBE Students Awarded John Tiedje Fellowships

Congratulations to Eric Lees and Joseph English, who were awarded the two John Tiedje Fellowships in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation. The two graduate fellowships of $20,000 each have been made available through an endowment established by Dorothy Tiedje in memory of John Tiedje (BASc 1944, MASc 1945). John Tiedje was a graduate of […]

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March 31, 2020

First Year UBC Engineering Students Invited to Apply to CHBE



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Prof. Johan Foster Receives the 2019 KINGFA Young Investigator Award

The annual KINGFA Young Investigator Award, sponsored by Kingfa Scientific and Technology Co. and administered by the American Chemical Society (ACS) CELL Division Awards Chair, recognizes outstanding contributions by young investigators to the science and chemical technology of cellulose and renewable materials. For additional information, please visit the ASC CELL Division website. Professor Johan Foster […]

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March 23, 2020

Awards for Innovations & Engineering Leadership



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March 19, 2020

CHBE Services Move Online

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering services have moved online and staff and faculty are working remotely. Services are still fully available to students. Please don’t hesitate to contact us. Below you will find a list of key contacts. A full list of Faculty and Staff is also available on our website. Administration and […]

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February 27, 2020

Welcome to Professor Johan Foster

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Johan Foster has joined UBC’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, relocating his internationally regarded research program to UBC starting in March 2020. Johan joins us as a Canfor-supported Chair from his recent position as an associate professor of Materials Science and […]

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CHBE Research Day 2020



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