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Dr. David Wilkinson receives Killam Research Prize Award

Dr. David Wilkinson receives Killam Research Prize Award

APSC faculty member David Wilkinson, a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering received the UBC Killam Research Prize in recognition of his “outstanding research and scholarly contributions.” The Annual Killam Research prize has been awarded since 1986 to exceptional full-time UBC researchers who have held their university appointments for at least three years. Nominations […]

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Dr. Louise Creagh receives Dean’s award for excellence in service

Dr. Louise Creagh receives Dean’s award for excellence in service

Dr. Louise Creagh, Senior Instructor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is a recipient of a Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service.  Louise was nominated by APSC faculty, staff and students for improving “their workplace’s productivity, quality of service or morale” and “a consistently high quality of work that is beyond what is normally required for their […]

CONGRATULATIONS Class of 2018!

CONGRATULATIONS Class of 2018!

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UBC CHBE Class of ’93 Reunion

UBC CHBE Class of ’93 Reunion

Jillian Cooke coordinated the Class of ’93 reunion on May 18th and 19th with Tara Newell, APSC Alumni Engagement.  It was attended by 90% of the class members who traveled from various BC communities, Singapore, Hong Kong and across Canada! The class met for a few brews on Friday evening and continued their reunion with a CHBE building […]

CHBE Alumni Claudio Arato and Tim Watson Receive Alumni Builders Awards

CHBE Alumni Claudio Arato and Tim Watson Receive Alumni Builders Awards

Alumni Builders Awards Created exclusively to commemorate the 100th year of alumni UBC, the Alumni Builder Award recognizes alumni representing all faculties who have significantly contributed to the University and enriched the lives of others, and in doing so, have supported alumni UBC’s mission of realizing the promise of a global community with shared ambition of […]

ChemEcar teams win gold at AIChE Regionals

ChemEcar teams win gold at AIChE Regionals

UBC’s two ChemEcar teams are returning from the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) 2018 Regionals in Montana with two first place finishes. The ChemEcar competition challenges teams to design a vehicle powered by a chemical reaction and with a chemical stopping mechanism. The Senior ChemEcar Team won the ChemEcar competition, and the Junior Team […]

B.C. Regional Sanofi Biogenius Competition 2018

B.C. Regional Sanofi Biogenius Competition 2018

The Applied Science Faculty and  Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering are pleased to host the 2018 British Columbia Regional Sanofi Biogenius Competition (SBC).  The SBC biotechnology competition (www.biogenius.ca), organized by Partners in Research (PIR), matches high school students with research faculty mentors to complete amazing research projects.  Past elite research projects have ranged from cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, to […]

GreenChem UBC Sustainability Seminar Series: Anthony Lau – Mar 1 – Chemistry D Block D211 (Grad Lounge)

GreenChem UBC Sustainability Seminar Series: Anthony Lau – Mar 1 – Chemistry D Block D211 (Grad Lounge)

GreenChem UBC is thrilled to invite you to the third seminar in the ongoing Sustainable Science Seminar Series. In this series, we have been bringing to you a variety of researchers who are investigating a range of out-of-the-box solutions to our ecological issues. These sessions will be a great opportunity to hear and discuss imaginative […]

RESEARCH DAY SEMINAR 2018

RESEARCH DAY SEMINAR 2018

Topic: Molecular-Level Understanding and Design of Rechargeable Battery Materials Speaker: Dr. Rob Messinger, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & CUNY Energy Institute The City College of New York, CUNY Host: CHBE Graduate Research Day Time & Date: Friday, February 16th, 2018 (2:30 – 4:00 pm) Location: Chemical & Biological Engineering Rm 102 ABSTRACT Rechargeable battery […]