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Distinguished Speaker Seminar Apr 17 – Michael Betenbaugh

Distinguished Speaker Seminar Apr 17 – Michael Betenbaugh

Title: Mixing Chemical Engineering, Systems Biology, and Metabolic Engineering for a Fruitful Biomanufacturing Broth Date and Time: Wednesday, Apr 17. Refreshments served at 10:50 a.m. Seminar starts at 11 a.m. Location: MacLeod 2018 Abstract AMBIC, the Advanced Mammalian Biomanufacturing Innovation Center (AMBIC.org), is an academic-government-industrial cooperative dedicated to addressing early-stage research and development challenges in […]
Dr. Vikram Yadav and Dr. Vladan Prodanovic Recognized at the BC Cleantech Awards

Dr. Vikram Yadav and Dr. Vladan Prodanovic Recognized at the BC Cleantech Awards

Foresight Canada, the BC Net Zero Innovation Network and KPMG, have awarded the Masters of Engineering Leadership (MEL) Clean Energy Engineering program (CEEN) at UBC as the Training Institution of the Year, and Dr. Vikram Yadav as Educator of the Year during their 2024 BC Cleantech Awards event on March 27, 2024. The MEL CEEN […]
2024W Sessional Lecturer

2024W Sessional Lecturer

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has opportunities for part-time sessional lecturer appointments for the 2024W academic year. Applications are invited for the following courses: Course NumberTermCourse NameCHBE 3621Process Engineering LaboratoryCHBE 3731Water and Wastewater Technology and Enginering Hiring for these positions will depend upon departmental requirements, budgetary approval and, in some cases, minimum enrolment […]
Dr. Vikram Yadav Receives 2023 UBC Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship

Dr. Vikram Yadav Receives 2023 UBC Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship

Dr. Vikram Yadav, CHBE Associate Professor and Director of MEL Program in Sustainable Engineering, has been awarded the 2023 UBC Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship. This fellowship is one of many awards included in the 2023 Faculty Research Awards that recognize the research excellence and scholarly achievements of faculty from across all disciplines. Award recipients are […]
CHBE Soccer Night 2024

CHBE Soccer Night 2024

It’s game time! CHBE undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff are all invited to the 2024 CHBE Soccer Night. Kickoff is at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 11th at MacInnes Family Field. Snacks will be provided! Register with your team of 5 or 6 or as an individual! No previous soccer experience needed. Spectators […]
Design and Innovation Day 2024

Design and Innovation Day 2024

The UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE) and Environmental Engineering (ENVL) Design and Innovation Day is on April 11, 2024, from 2 to 5 p.m. Each year, 4th year CHBE students undertake capstone design projects that offer innovative solutions to real-world problems. On Tuesday April 11th, from 2 – 5 pm, students will present their […]
CHBE Meet and Greet – March 26

CHBE Meet and Greet – March 26

Tuesday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time Current and prospective CHBE Students are invited to the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering’s Meet and Greet on Tuesday, March 26th at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time in the CHBE Atrium. Come network with CHBE professors and students. Prospective students can learn about CHBE undergraduate programs and […]
Dr. Naoko Ellis, Part of Systems Beings Lab, Receives $20,000 PHH Priority Thematic Research Incubator Grant

Dr. Naoko Ellis, Part of Systems Beings Lab, Receives $20,000 PHH Priority Thematic Research Incubator Grant

CHBE professor Dr. Naoko Ellis, part of a team led by Dr. Derek Gladwin, recently received a $20,000 UBC Public Humanities Hub (PHH) Priority Thematic Research Incubator Grant for their project, “Sustainable Sound Installations: Harmonizing Aesthetics, Education, and Upcycling.” The project and team are affiliated with the Systems Beings Lab, a transdisciplinary research collective centered upon systems and […]
Portrait of Naoko Ellis, Sergio Berretta, and Xiaotao Bi

CHBE Professors Win 2023 UBC Campus as a Living Lab Grand Challenge Award

This past February, CHBE professors Dr. Naoko Ellis, Dr. Sergio Berretta, and Dr. Xiaotao (Tony) Bi won one of two $250,000 prizes from the 2023 UBC Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) Grand Challenge Awards. CLL is collaborative framework for researchers, students, staff, and external partners to use UBC’s campus to explore, develop, and test new […]
Marina Mehling and Akash Madhav Gondaliva enter 3MT Semi-Finals

Marina Mehling and Akash Madhav Gondaliva enter 3MT Semi-Finals

Congratulations to CHBE finalists Marina Mehling and Akash Madhav Gondaliya for making it to the 3MT semi-finals! Marina will be presenting in semi-final 1 (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.), and Akash will be presenting in semi-final 2 (3 p.m. – 5 p.m.). The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that assists current graduate […]