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Clean Energy Research Centre Special Seminar July 23: Michael Craig

Clean Energy Research Centre Special Seminar July 23: Michael Craig

Title: Increased Value and Reduced Reliability of Rooftop Solar in a Warming World Date and Time: Tuesday, July 23. 11:00 a.m. Location: Chemical & Biological Engineering Rm 202 Speaker: Michael Craig, University of Michigan Abstract As global energy systems transition to renewable energy, climate change is accelerating and will increasingly affect energy systems. This is […]
CHBE Staff and Faculty Recognized at 2024 Dean’s Awards

CHBE Staff and Faculty Recognized at 2024 Dean’s Awards

This week, the Faculty of Applied Science celebrated outstanding contributions across the faculty, with the UBC Engineering Dean’s Award. This year, three esteemed members of the Chemical and Biological Engineering department were recognized for their exceptional service and dedication. Dr. Heather Trajano, Associate Professor, received the Dean’s Faculty Award for Service, specifically for her commitment […]
Producing Hepatitis B virus-like-particle vaccines using Pichia pastoris
Capturing carbon using pressure swing adsorption for point-source emitters
Special Invited Seminar June 28 – Peter Beltramo

Special Invited Seminar June 28 – Peter Beltramo

Title: Interfacial colloidal interactions, dynamics, and assembly: from biomembranes to ordered 2D materials Date and Time: Friday, June 28. Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m. Seminar starts at 3:30 p.m. Location: Chemical & Biological Engineering Rm 102 Speaker: Peter Beltramo, UMass Amherst Abstract Soft matter interfaces are ubiquitous across diverse technologies ranging from pharmaceuticals to chemical […]
UBC CHBE x The Bahini Education Project Initiative

UBC CHBE x The Bahini Education Project Initiative

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is thrilled to announce an exciting global education initiative in collaboration with the Bahini Education Project, a non-profit focused on enhancing the education of girls in rural Nepal. Bahini means “younger sister” in Nepali. The Bahini Education Project (BEP) provides social, economic, and academic support from secondary school […]
APSC 367 Humanitarian Engineering: Politics & Practice

APSC 367 Humanitarian Engineering: Politics & Practice

Humanitarian Engineering: Politics and Practice is a new, unique course jointly offered and co-taught by the Faculties of Applied Science and Arts (in which it is listed as POLI 371). In this course, students in engineering, political science, and international relations will work together in interdisciplinary teams on design projects to tackle real-world humanitarian and […]
Engineers Canada awards Gabriel Potvin the Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education

Engineers Canada awards Gabriel Potvin the Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education

Dr. Gabriel Potvin, Associate Professor of Teaching in UBC’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, recently received the 2024 Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education at the Engineers Canada Awards Gala on May 23, 2024. Nominated by his peers and colleagues, Dr. Potvin and five other outstanding members of the Canadian engineering community were recognized for championing innovation, equity, […]
Three CHBE Faculty Among Top 100 Material Scientists in Canada | Dr. David P. Wilkinson receives Materials Science Leader Award for 2024.

Three CHBE Faculty Among Top 100 Material Scientists in Canada | Dr. David P. Wilkinson receives Materials Science Leader Award for 2024.

We are thrilled to announce that three faculty members from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE) have been ranked among the top 100 Material Science researchers in Canada by Research.com, a leading academic platform. Dr. Orlando Rojas, Dr. Savvas Hatzikiriakos, and Dr. David P. Wilkinson have all earned prestigious spots in the 2024 […]
Engineering Change: Exploring Cases and Impacts of Inequity and Exclusion In Global Industrial Contexts with Dr. Pranav Chintalapati