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CHBE Alumni Honoured at Applied Science Celebration

CHBE Alumni Honoured at Applied Science Celebration

At the 2023 Applied Science Celebration, UBC will honour seven inspiring members of the Applied Science community for their remarkable contributions. Among the individuals recognized are two CHBE alumni: Patrick Daniel and Jacob Masliyah, who are receiving the Applied Science Dean’s Medal of Distinction. Patrick Daniel, former CEO of Enbridge Inc., played a pivotal role […]
Seminar: Influence of Microbial Intelligence on the Future of Bio-Manufacturing

Seminar: Influence of Microbial Intelligence on the Future of Bio-Manufacturing

Special seminar presented by the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Faculty of Land and Food Systems. Speaker: Dr. Sunil Sukumaran, Chief Technology Officer, Perfect Day, Inc. Date: November 22, 2023 Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m. Location: CHBE 102 Abstract : Decades of research have finally led to manufacturing nature-identical animal and plant […]
UBC CHBE Capstone Group Takes 2nd Place in Zeton Plant Design Competition

UBC CHBE Capstone Group Takes 2nd Place in Zeton Plant Design Competition

In a notable achievement at the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE) in Calgary last weekend, a University of British Columbia’s Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE) capstone group secured the 2nd place in the highly competitive Zeton Plant Design Competition. The project, titled “Using Algae to Sequester Carbon and Produce Astaxanthin and Fertilizer,” showcased their commitment to […]
Transferring From Science To Engineering: The Best Choice For Sharlene
Engineering Is About Developing Effective And Accessible Solutions
Fuelling a sustainable solution to save energy and preserve food
Distinguished Speaker Seminar Nov 10 – Martin Thuo

Distinguished Speaker Seminar Nov 10 – Martin Thuo

Title: Surface Water-Driven Engineering of Cellulose Fibers Date and Time: Friday, November 10. Refreshments served at 12:50 p.m. Seminar starts at 1 p.m. Location: CHBE 102 (2360 East Mall) Abstract Cellulose and its derivatives form a complex array of tunable materials. Beyond the molecular level, however, the chemistry becomes complex due to the extent of […]
Celebrating the Life of Dr. Norman Epstein

Celebrating the Life of Dr. Norman Epstein

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is holding a celebration of life for Dr. Norman Epstein (1923-2023) in the CHBE Building Atrium on Friday, October 13th at 5:00 p.m. The program is expected to include: We invite you to send any photos, videos, memories, and reflections of Dr. Epstein to christina.carnovale@ubc.ca. These memories may be […]
NSERC Funding Announced for Global HyPT Centre

NSERC Funding Announced for Global HyPT Centre

NSERC has recently announced that five Canadian research teams have been selected to work with international partners to address research challenges related to climate change and clean energy as part of the National Science Foundation Global Centres initiative. The Global Hydrogen Production Technologies (HyPT) Center, which received $3,577,300 of funding from NSERC through this initiative, […]
CHBE Meet & Greet – September 25th

CHBE Meet & Greet – September 25th

Join us for the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering’s Meet & Greet on Monday, September 25th at 5:30 p.m. in the CHBE Atrium (2360 East Mall). Prospective students are invited to learn more about CHBE programs, get to know current students, and participate in a draw for prizes. Current students, don’t miss this chance […]