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January 22, 2021

The Weather Network Video of CHBE students working to turn microalgae into a renewable biofuel



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January 20, 2021

Dr John Grace Inducted in the CHBE Hall of Fame



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January 12, 2021

CHBE Researchers Named Among World’s Top Scientists

CHBE researchers are named among the 100,000 most cited scientists according to a database created by a team led by professor John Ioannidis, from Stanford University. For the full story, please see the UBC Applied Science News Release published on January 4, 2021.   The CHBE (or CHBE associated) researchers listed are: Bi, Xiaotao (Chemical […]

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December 21, 2020

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor David Sinton

CO2 Utilization and Electrocatalytic Conversion to Products Date: January 15, 2021 Time: 1 p.m. (Pacific Time) ABSTRACT Renewably powered CO2 electrocatalysis presents an opportunity to de-carbonize fuel and chemical production. Ultimate application of CO2 reduction will require electrocatalytic systems that provide reactants, electrons, and products at high rate and efficiency, and that are compatible with established upstream […]

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December 17, 2020

Happy Holidays from everyone at CHBE

Best wishes for the holiday season and a happy New Year filled with health, happiness, & spectacular success! (Image based on a distillation column diagram.)

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November 27, 2020

David Wilkinson appointed to the Order of Canada

Dr. David Wilkinson, CHBE Professor and Canadian Research Chair in Clean Energy and Electrochemical Technologies (Tier 1), has been appointed to the Order of Canada for his contributions to electrochemical science and engineering, particularly the ongoing development of fuel cell technology. Created in 1967, the Order of Canada is one of our country’s highest honours. […]

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November 16, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Verrett appointed as UBC-V Bauder Chair in Experiential Learning and Leadership

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.

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November 9, 2020

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Margot Vigeant

“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, […]

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November 2, 2020

Professor Curtis Berlinguette wins the 2020 Award for Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry

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 […]

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Professor Xiaotao Bi wins the CSchE Award in Design and Industrial Practice

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 […]

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