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‘It’s just putting in the hard work’: How this engineering graduate became valedictorian
Seminar July 26th – Dr. Ahmed F. Ghoniem

Seminar July 26th – Dr. Ahmed F. Ghoniem

Presented by: Clean Energy Research Centre Time & Date: Tuesday, July 26th at 3:00pm PDT Location: CHBE 202, 2360 East Mall, Vancouver Solar Thermochemical Hydrogen Production using a Reactor-Train System Abstract Hydrogen, as a fuel or a fuel component in ammonia, LOHC, etc., is set to become a major chemical energy carrier in long-haul (ground, […]

UBC Engineering: Community is Everything
Forging a path forward
Being Patient with my Future 
CHBE Graduate Visitation Day: Feb. 23rd and 24th, 2023

CHBE Graduate Visitation Day: Feb. 23rd and 24th, 2023

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is hosting a Visitation Day for prospective graduate students on Thursday, February 23rd and Friday, February 24th, 2023. Graduate 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 […]

Dr. David Wilkinson Receives Award from the Electrochemical Society

Dr. David Wilkinson Receives Award from the Electrochemical Society

CHBE Professor, Associate Head and Canadian Research Chair in Clean Energy and Electrochemical Technologies (Tier 1), David P. Wilkinson, received the Canada Section Electrochemical Award from The Electrochemical Society in June of 2022. The award, established in 1981 and awarded every four years, recognizes significant contributions to the advancement of electrochemistry in Canada. Recipients of […]

Ibrahim Yousef wins DYCOPS 2022 Young Author Award

Ibrahim Yousef wins DYCOPS 2022 Young Author Award

CHBE Graduate Student, Ibrahim Yousef, received the DYCOPS 2022 Young Author Award at the 13th International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, including Biosystems. The official announcement of the award was made during the conference banquet in Busan. The symposium “provides a forum for professionals, theorists, researchers, engineers, […]

Seminar June 29th – Dr. Guangqing Liu

Seminar June 29th – Dr. Guangqing Liu

Presented by: China-Canada Bioenergy Network and Clean Energy Research Centre Time & Date: Wednesday, June 29th from 4:00pm – 5:00pm PDT Location: Zoom The Development of Biomass Heating in China – Technologies, Standards and Policies Abstract China attaches great importance to clean heating in rural areas. China has plenty of agricultural and forestry biomass resources. […]

Remembering Dr. Alfred Guenkel

Remembering Dr. Alfred Guenkel

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Alfred Alexander Guenkel on June 19, 2022. A beloved and eminent chemical engineer and a mentor, Alfred joined NORAM Engineering and Constructors as a partner in 1989. From 1973 to 1983 his industrial career took him from Proctor & Gamble in Belgium to […]