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Richard Kerekes shares TAPPI Journal 2018 Best Paper Award

Richard Kerekes shares TAPPI Journal 2018 Best Paper Award

Richard Kerekes, Professor Emeritus in UBC’s Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, and co-author David  McDonald have received the 2018 Best Research Paper Award from the Journal of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI).  The publication entitled “Rewet in Wet Pressing of Paper” was recognized by the TAPPI Journal Editorial Board for […]

Apply for a PACWest Scholarship by March 31

The PACWEST Pulp & Paper Conference is held each year in June, and PACWest awards four (4) $1,000 scholarships to deserving students. Eligibility is for students who have been enrolled in a post-secondary program and have completed a work term of at least 4 months duration in a pulp and paper mill or supplier company […]

Dr. Heather Trajano receives Killam Faculty Research Fellowship

Dr. Heather Trajano receives Killam Faculty Research Fellowship

Dr. Heather Trajano, professor in the department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has been honoured with the 2018 Killam Faculty Research Fellowship. This award assists promising faculty members who wish to devote full time to research and study in their field during a recognized study leave, and comprises a maximum award of $15,000 for a 12-month […]

Richard Kerekes received his Hall of Fame plaque from Kelly Helein, Paper Discovery Centre Co-Chair and  Dan Clarahan,  Board Member.

Richard Kerekes inducted into Paper Industry International Hall of Fame

Richard Kerekes,  Professor Emeritus in UBC’s Chemical and Biological Engineering Department,  was inducted into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA on October 4, 2018. The award was granted in recognition of his preeminent academic and research contributions to  the paper industry. Richard J. Kerekes received his BASc. (1963) and MASc […]

UBC Profs. Richard Kerekes and Joe Zhao at international conference in China

UBC Profs. Richard Kerekes and Joe Zhao at international conference in China

  Professor Emeritus Richard Kerekes and Adjunct Professor Joe Zhao of UBC’s Chemical and Biological Engineering presented three papers in all at the China International Paper Technology and Exhibition Conference held in Shanghai China on August 28–30, 2018. Dr. Kerekes gave two technical papers co-authored with Joe Zhao and Dave McDonald of JDMcD Consulting Inc. […]