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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. […]

BioProducts Institute’s Inaugural Researcher Day on September 12

BioProducts Institute’s Inaugural Researcher Day on September 12

A special 4-faculty event featuring the Keynote Address, a session of 2-3 Minute Presentations and Poster presentations that follow in the afternoon. Details within. You are welcome.

Course registrants with staff and faculty

“Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology” course – Photo Gallery

The Advanced Papermaking Initiative (API) conducted its annual 3-day introductory course designed to give an insightful understanding of the chemistry and technology in pulp and paper processing, how it influences decision-making and energy reduction, and the future of green engineering. Our course is held in spring each year, and our professors volunteer to share their […]

James Olson

James is Dean

Dr. James Olson is the new Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science.