News Archive

July 30, 2021

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

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 […]

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June 16, 2021

CHBE Graduates amongst 2021 APSC Rising Stars

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 […]

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June 3, 2021

CHBE Graduation Celebration 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 undergrad@chbe.ubc.ca 

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May 27, 2021

Celebrating the Life of Dr. John Grace

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 […]

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May 24, 2021

13th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Technology

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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May 21, 2021

Dr. Peter Englezos Receives R. S. Jane Memorial Award

Dr. Peter Englezos, Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been awarded the R. S. Jane Memorial Award for 2021. Dr. Englezos has made contributions in the interdisciplinary field of clathrate (or gas) hydrates and is among the most cited researchers. He made contributions in the fields of optimization and papermaking chemistry. Dr. Englezos […]

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CERC Seminar: New Generation Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cells

Date: May 25, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM Title: New Generation Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cells Speaker: Dr. Plamen Atanassov Chancellor’s Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering and Chemistry, University of California, Irvine Presented by: The Clean Energy Research Centre Click here to download the seminar details. Join Zoom Meeting https://ubc.zoom.us/j/67175009520?pwd=T1dINXl6eUhOeTRnOHJ6enU1RUpOUT09 Meeting ID: […]

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May 19, 2021

UBC Chem-E-Car Team Wins AIChE PNW Regional Competition



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May 10, 2021

UBC Breaks Ground On $23 Million Renewable Energy Hub



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April 30, 2021

Gabriel Potvin Receives Killam Teaching Award

Dr. Gabriel Potvin, Associate Professor of Teaching in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been awarded a Killam Teaching Award for 2020/2021. Gabriel’s current scholarly work focuses on interdisciplinary education, problem-based learning, laboratory-based pedagogy, and student-centric curriculum development. He is also a steadfast advocate of science and engineering outreach and a strong proponent […]

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