Pulp Friction

Featured story on Research Excellence UBC Annual Report, 2013-14 The path to advances in research in the forestry sector are being discovered and developed by Professor James Olson, associate dean for Research and Industrial Partnerships and former director of the UBC Pulp and Paper Centre (PPC). The way forward is clear: significantly reduce energy consumption […]

PACWEST Conference 2014

The PACWEST Technical Conference symbolizes the interdependence of those who develop technology in the pulp and paper industry and the many suppliers of related materials and equipment. It provides an opportunity to network with peers, industry leaders and technical experts while enhancing professional development. Through the numerous sessions, short courses, roundtable discussions and the popular […]

APSC Rising Stars 2014

The stars of UBC Applied Science are people passionate about their chosen field – architecture, community and regional planning, engineering and nursing – and those that inspire others by making meaningful contributions to the betterment of society. Congratulations to Ata Sina, MASc ’14, Mechanical Engineering and Pulp and Paper Centre researcher for being selected as […]

FIBRE Conference hosted at UBC

The 2nd FIBRE Conference (May 12-15, 2014) kicked off with a Big Bang on a sunny morning in May. More than 120 forest industry students attended the Student Workshop where they were asked which character they most identify with on the hit TV show the Big Bang Theory. It was an interesting exercise that prompted […]

Shape-shifting paper

Originally posted on UBC News May 8, 2014 UBC student creates self-folding paper that takes on creative shapes before your eyes, and may completely change the packaging industry Mechanical engineering master’s student Ata Sina is developing self-folding paper that when heated up magically transforms into multi-dimensional figures. The technology can be used for everything from […]

News and Events

  • Pulp Friction Featured story on Research Excellence UBC Annual Report, 2013-14 The path to advances in research in the forestry sector are being discovered and developed by Professor James Olson, associate dean for Research and Industrial Partnerships and former director of the UBC Pulp and Paper Centre (PPC). The way forward is clear: significantly reduce energy consumption […]
  • Job Opportunity at Nalco Every day, we make the world cleaner, safer and healthier – protecting people and vital resources. Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean […]
  • PACWEST Conference 2014 The PACWEST Technical Conference symbolizes the interdependence of those who develop technology in the pulp and paper industry and the many suppliers of related materials and equipment. It provides an opportunity to network with peers, industry leaders and technical experts while enhancing professional development. Through the numerous sessions, short courses, roundtable discussions and the popular […]
  • APSC Rising Stars 2014 The stars of UBC Applied Science are people passionate about their chosen field – architecture, community and regional planning, engineering and nursing – and those that inspire others by making meaningful contributions to the betterment of society. Congratulations to Ata Sina, MASc ’14, Mechanical Engineering and Pulp and Paper Centre researcher for being selected as […]
  • Seminar: Powering a Sustainable & Clean Tomorrow BC Bioenergy Network, in conjunction with the UBC Clean Energy Research Centre and UBC Pulp and Paper Centre, invite you to a special presentation by Dr. Sam Weaver, Founder and President of Proton Power, Inc. Date & Time: June 10, 2014, 12:00 – 1:00 PM Location: Room 2020/2030, Kaiser Building, 2332 Main Mall, Vancouver Topic: […]

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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