Technical Training Course – Summer term

The Pulp and Paper Centre is offering two Technical Training courses over the summer term. Open to all UBC Engineering students. Get hands-on experience, gain technical skills and knowledge before applying for jobs in industry. Limited registration now open.

Call for Abstracts

The 5th International Conference on Biorefinery (ICBB2015) will be held at the University of British Columbia in August 2015. Call for Abstracts deadline is March 31st.

Aero chocolate-style paper could create bubbles in the construction and packaging sectors

James Olson and his team are heading to PaperWeek Conference 2015, Montreal, Feb. 2-5, where their work on novel cellulose foam material will be featured.

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!

News and Events

  • Technical Training Course – Summer term The Pulp and Paper Centre is offering two Technical Training courses over the summer term. Open to all UBC Engineering students. Get hands-on experience, gain technical skills and knowledge before applying for jobs in industry. Limited registration now open.
  • Seminar Notice Dr. Ning Yan will give a seminar on "Bark Bio-refinery: Conversion of Bark Biomass Residues to Valued Added “Green” Chemical Products"
  • Course – registration open Limited registration for Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology course is now open. Course runs April 13-15, 2015.
  • Call for Abstracts The 5th International Conference on Biorefinery (ICBB2015) will be held at the University of British Columbia in August 2015. Call for Abstracts deadline is March 31st.
  • Aero chocolate-style paper could create bubbles in the construction and packaging sectors James Olson and his team are heading to PaperWeek Conference 2015, Montreal, Feb. 2-5, where their work on novel cellulose foam material will be featured.

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: mark.martinez@ubc.ca Phone: +1 604.822.2693 Directors Message: (here)

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