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August 6, 2020

CHBE Graduates amongst 2020 APSC Rising Stars



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August 5, 2020

Dr. Savvas Hatzikiriakos elected a Fellow of the Society of Rheology

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 […]

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July 6, 2020

Undergraduate Student Awards 2020

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 […]

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June 24, 2020

Bill Adams Elected a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

The Canadian Academy of Engineering  has announced the election of Bill Adams as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering among the new Fellows for 2020.   His  citation reads: The nominee has made outstanding contributions in leadership and engineering practice in     Canada’s pulp industry, specifically in establishing technologies to produce renewable energy from biomass […]

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June 19, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Verrett Awarded the Ron Britton Engineering Education Vanguard Award

CHBE faculty member Dr. Jonathan Verrett has been awarded the Ron Britton Engineering Education Vanguard Award from the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA). The award is given annually to a person who, early in their career, has committed to the development of engineering education in Canada through practice and research. Dr. Verrett’s impact in teaching, […]

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June 16, 2020

Dr. Joe R. Zhao Elected a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

The Canadian Academy of Engineering has announced the election of Dr. Joe R. Zhao, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (FCAE) among the new Fellows for 2020. His citation reads: Dr. Joe R. Zhao is an exceptionally creative engineer with outstanding contributions […]

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June 8, 2020

Winners of CHBE Awards in Breakthrough Innovations and Engineering Leadership

Announcing Our Award Recipients of the CHBE Awards for Breakthrough Innovations and Engineering Leadership In April, we challenged our Chemical and Biological Engineer students to apply their unique knowledge to propose new technologies that can help with responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and the effect it is having on society.  Over 40 of our students, […]

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June 4, 2020

CHBE Graduation Celebration 2020

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is inviting all graduating students to a celebration of their success and accomplishments. The event took place on June 18, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. If you missed the event and would like access to a video recording, please contact: undergrad@chbe.ubc.ca Download the full event program.   […]

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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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