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CHBE Postdoctoral fellow wins $1.6 million Earthshot prize
Norman Epstein

Norman Epstein

PhD, P.Eng., FCAE, HFCICProfessor of Chemical and Biological Engineering (1954 – 1988) In recognition of his exceptional service to the profession and department. Dr. Epstein is a true leader in fostering an inclusive departmental and professional community that supports learning and scholarship, societal and professional service, innovation, and compassion. He is among Canada’s best-known chemical […]

Rona Hatt

Rona Hatt

B.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, UBC (1922) In recognition of being Canada’s first female Chemical Engineer, and thus an enduring and potent exemplar to all women striving to pursue and contribute to the engineering sciences. Rona Hatt began pursuing an undergraduate degree at UBC in 1917.  In her common first-year of studies, Rona found she enjoyed […]

Eric P. Newell

Eric P. Newell

P.Eng., OC, AOE, FCAEB.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, UBC (1967) In recognition of his exemplary leadership in building and championing thriving industry, communities and academic excellence in Canada, and his long service to the profession of Chemical Engineering.  Among Canada’s most influential engineers, Eric Newell rose to leadership positions within Imperial Oil Canada, and then served […]

CHBE Info Session & Movie Night – Oct 22

CHBE Info Session & Movie Night – Oct 22

UBC engineering students are invited to the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering’s Info Session and Movie Night on Friday, October 22 at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time in CHBE Room 101. Learn about CHBE undergraduate programs, meet current students and faculty. Afterwards, stick around for the Movie Night, which will include snacks and a draw […]

Distinguished Speaker Seminar Nov 12 – Professor Maura Borrego

Distinguished Speaker Seminar Nov 12 – Professor Maura Borrego

Time & Date: 1:00PM Nov 12, 2021 Location: Zoom Link Passcode: 209579 REDUCING STUDENT RESISTANCE TO ACTIVE LEARNING Abstract Research has shown that active learning promotes student learning and increases retention rates of engineering undergraduates. Yet instructors are reluctant to change their teaching approaches for several reasons, including a fear of student resistance to active […]

CHBE Hall of Fame Award – October 22, 2021

CHBE Hall of Fame Award – October 22, 2021

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of British Columbia cordially invites you to attend a virtual event celebrating our department and distinguished members of our community. Launched in 2021, the UBC Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE) Hall of Fame Award recognizes members of our community who have made exceptional […]

CHBE Graduate Visitation Day: Feb. 11, 2022

CHBE Graduate Visitation Day: Feb. 11, 2022

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is hosting a Visitation Day for graduate students on February 11, 2022. Visitation Day is a great opportunity to meet prospective supervisors, chat with current students, participate in a range of tours and research discussions – find out what it’s really like to be a graduate student in […]

New UBC Bioenergy Facility Set to Pave Way for Carbon-negative Future