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New CHBE Competition

New CHBE Competition

Are you working on a project that has the potential to highlight the positive impact of Chemical and Biological Engineering in the world, on our planet and the global community? If so, you are invited to enter a competition to showcase your work in a 3-min video. The details of the competition are outlined below. […]

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Arup K. Chakraborty

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Arup K. Chakraborty

Time & Date: 1:00PM Mar 11, 2022 Location: CHBE Room 102 VIRUSES, IMMUNITY, AND VACCINES Abstract Efforts to develop effective vaccines against highly mutable pathogens have largely been unsuccessful. HIV is a prominent example. We also do not have a universal vaccine that can protect us from diverse strains of influenza or SARS-CoV-2. I will […]

CHBE Industry Night – March 3, 2022

CHBE Industry Night – March 3, 2022

Industry Night is a networking event hosted by UBC Envision, the CHBE undergraduate council, and the Environmental Engineering Student Association. It includes an industry panel and a networking session. Participants will include industry professionals, undergraduate and graduate students, and faculty. 2022 Event Details  Date           March 3, 2022 Time          […]

Feb 16 Info Session: Ask CHBE Students

Feb 16 Info Session: Ask CHBE Students

DATE: Wednesday, February 16th, 2022 TIME: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. VIRTUAL EVENT: Registrations are now closed Do you want to know more about the student experience in the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department and what kind of projects student design teams are working on? Come meet current CHBE students and ask your questions on Wednesday, February […]

UBC Researchers Develop Way to Produce Lithium for EV Batteries, Address Supply Crunch
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Feedback

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Feedback

The Faculty of Applied Science is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that celebrates the diversity of our student, staff and faculty population. We strive to uphold the UBC Respectful Environment Statement and our own goals and values regarding Inclusive Leadership and Respectful Environment. In order for us to continue to improve the […]

CHBE PhD Graduate Competes for $100K Investment

CHBE PhD Graduate Competes for $100K Investment

Aqua Intelligent Technology, a startup founded by CHBE PhD graduate, Reza Rezaei, is one of the 20 companies in the 2022 Angels for Climate Solutions Program that are competing for a $100,000 investment, and has recently advanced to the top 10. The Angels for Climate Solutions Program connects investors looking to make early-stage investments into […]

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Martin Bazant

Distinguished Speaker Seminar – Professor Martin Bazant

Time & Date: 2:00PM Feb 25, 2022 Location: Zoom Link Passcode: 209579 In collaboration with Clean Energy Research Centre and China-Canada Bioenergy Centre LEARNING BATTERY PHYSICS FROM IMAGES Abstract Traditional methods of theoretical chemical engineering begin with human intelligence: Mathematical models encoding physical hypotheses are proposed, tested against experimental data and refined by fitting a […]

Dr. Jane Hill appointed as new Canada Research Chair

Dr. Jane Hill appointed as new Canada Research Chair

Dr. Jane Hill has been appointed as new Canada Research Chair in Breath Science and Technology (Tier 1). Dr. Hill’s lab aims to “push the technological boundaries of what can be achieved diagnostically using human breath” and other biological samples. The Government of Canada’s Canada Research Chair program aims to support some of the country’s […]

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