Professional Development Courses

The Pulp and Paper Centre now offers various professional development courses, open to all Engineering students, including Coop. Get hands-on experience, gain technical skills and knowledge before applying for jobs in industry. Limited registration now open.

Shape-Shifting Paper: TEDx Talk

Ata Sina, PPC researcher and master's student in Mechanical Engineering was selected to speak at TEDx RenfrewCollingwood on October 25, 2014. View his talk here!

Meritorious Achievement Award

At APEGBC’s October 24th President’s Award Gala, Professor James Olson, P.Eng, received the 2014 Meritorious Achievement Award for his outstanding technical achievements and leadership in advancing BC’s pulp and paper industry. An industry leading expert in the application of physics and fluid mechanics, Olson’s research has led to revolutionary developments in the pulp and paper […]

Spotlight: Raymond Lee of Lee & Man

The Pulp and Paper Centre at the University of British Columbia entered into a research partnership with paper manufacturing giant Lee and Man back in 2012. The research is aimed at creating new technologies and processes to convert fast growing, renewable bio-mass into high value chemicals and materials. The research aims to optimize and improve […]

New Power Smart program announced

NEWS RELEASE Jul 24, 2014   Energy efficiency investments to reduce costs for pulp and paper producers SURREY – Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review and Jessica McDonald, President and CEO of BC Hydro, announced a new Power Smart program that will reduce electricity costs for pulp and […]

News and Events

  • Professional Development Courses The Pulp and Paper Centre now offers various professional development courses, open to all Engineering students, including Coop. Get hands-on experience, gain technical skills and knowledge before applying for jobs in industry. Limited registration now open.
  • Seminar: Polymer Based Smart Materials, Nanocomposites and Structures Title:  “Doing More with Less –Polymer Based Smart Materials, Nanocomposites and Structures” Speaker:  Dr. Syed Reza Rizvi, Postdoctoral Fellow, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto ON Date:  Monday, January-19, 2015 Time/Location: 9:00 a.m. at FNH Room 40   http://www.maps.ubc.ca/PROD/index_detail.php?showMapCampus=y&bldg1ID=449   Abstract: The ever-increasing use of polymer and composite materials is evident all around us. […]
  • Job Opportunities at Scion Opportunities to join our team at Scion, New Zealand: –  Entry level through to Leadership roles available. –  Join a team of creative scientists and a vibrant culture. –  Based in Rotorua, a tourism centre in the North Island. Scion is a Crown Research Institute that specializes in research, science and technology development for forestry, […]
  • Shape-Shifting Paper: TEDx Talk Ata Sina, PPC researcher and master's student in Mechanical Engineering was selected to speak at TEDx RenfrewCollingwood on October 25, 2014. View his talk here!
  • UBC Engineering Open House – Nov. 29 Media Advisory | Nov 17, 2014 UBC Engineering Open House: learn how engineers save the world Did you know engineers do more than build bridges and design fast cars? Engineers help prevent disease, reduce poverty and create solutions to protect people and our planet. Discover how at UBC Engineering Open House Saturday, November 29, 9am-3pm, in the […]

Welcome to the UBC - Pulp and Paper Centre

A University-Industry Partnership for Innovation and Education The Pulp and Paper Centre is an inter-disciplinary, cross-faculty research centre with specialized laboratories and offices for graduate students, post doctoral fellows, research engineers and faculty who conduct research for the benefit of the current and future pulp and paper industry. The centre serves to bring together faculty and student researchers to work collaboratively with the manufacturing industry, utilities, supplier industry, consultants and government agencies.  The centre also serves as a point of entry for the industry looking to the university for innovative solutions, new technology and educational programs. The Centre brings together the faculties of Applied Science, Forestry and Science, with participation of the Departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metals and Materials Engineering, Chemistry and the School of Architecture. For more information on the research and initiatives of the centre you can contact: Mark Martinez, Ph.D., P.Eng. Director of the Pulp and Paper Centre and Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering Email: martinez@chbe.ubc.ca Phone: +1 604.822.2693 Directors Message: (here)

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