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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 […]
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 […]
Media Advisory – all times listed are Pacific Standard Time Vancouver, BC, May 9, 2014 The forest sector’s best and brightest minds converge at The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC to network and attend the second annual FIBRE conference from May 12-15, 2014. The more than 200 delegates represent the convergence of Canada’s […]
On April 28th, the Pulp and Paper Centre welcomed guests from Catalyst Paper ranging from Process Engineers to the Director of Energy. In this inaugural “Information Day”, Professors from Chemical and Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Department of Chemistry, and from the Department of Wood Science in Forestry gathered together for thoughtful discussions and spent the […]
Hafiz Raham, PhD candidate in Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been selected as a recipient of the 2013/14 UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award in recognition of the valuable role that he plays in the undergraduate program and the positive impact he has left on his students. This is a great honour as UBC is […]
The Advanced Papermaking Initiative (API) at UBC sponsored a successful 2-day course on “Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology” on April 10th and 11th. 18 students from BC Hydro, Alberta Newsprint Company, and Spraying Systems Co. attended the hands-on course. It was structured in a way to emphasize learning outcomes and consisted of lectures in […]