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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 […]
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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 […]
CHBE & EESA Industry Night 2024

CHBE & EESA Industry Night 2024

The Chemical and Biological Engineering Undergraduate Student Council and the Environmental Engineering Student Association are inviting you to the 2024 Industry Night! Discover the possibilities of a career in Chemical, Biological, or Environmental Engineering and connect with industry leaders at the 2024 CHBE & EESA Industry Night. This event features: Panelists: Date: February 28, 2024 […]
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Dr. Johan Foster Receives 2024 ACS POLY Fellows Award

Dr. Johan Foster, CHBE Associate Professor and NSERC Canfor Industrial Research Chair in Advanced Bioproducts, has been awarded the 2024 ACS POLY Fellows Award. The Division of Polymer Chemistry (POLY) Program was established within the American Chemical Society (ACS) in 2009 to recognize POLY members that advance the field of polymer science through scientific achievements […]
Innovation OnBoard Pitch Competition Winners 2024

Innovation OnBoard Pitch Competition Winners 2024

Established in 2017, Innovation Onboard (IOB) is a student-led initiative that fosters entrepreneurship and interdisciplinary collaboration among science, engineering and business students. This 6-month program includes workshops, lectures, an innovation fair, and a pitch competition with cash prizes. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place were of $5000, $3000 and $2000 respectively.   Congratulations to the top […]
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CERC Research Seminar: Christina Hoicka

Title: Combining engineering and energy geography approaches to accelerate renewable energy transitions with the typification of renewable energy clusters Date and Time: Monday, February 12th at 11:00 a.m. Location: CHBE 202 (Zoom access available upon request) Abstract The renewable energy transition has societal implications, including opportunities for citizen participation, equity and justice in workforce transitions, and reconciliation. Renewable […]
Dr. Xiaotao Bi Receives Award Presented by the Engineering Thermochemistry Division in CIESC

Dr. Xiaotao Bi Receives Award Presented by the Engineering Thermochemistry Division in CIESC

Dr. Xiaotao Bi, Professor and Director of the Clean Energy Research Centre (CERC) at UBC, has received an award presented by the Engineering Thermochemistry Division in the Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China (CIESC). This annual award is bestowed upon a foreign researcher in recognition of their contribution to the engineering thermochemistry field in […]