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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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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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