News and Events

Forestry sector takes chemistree 101

Nelson Bennett story in Business Vancouver – Burnaby biorefinery says tree compounds could replace plastics and other oil products

Dr. Arthur J. Ragauskas Seminar: Biorefining – Making a Difference

Research Seminar presentation will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 10:15-11:15 am in the CHBE building – 2360 East Mall – Room 202

Process Engineer Job Opportunity at Lignol

Lignol is a Burnaby, BC based Canadian company undertaking the development of biorefining technologies …

UBC partnership with Lee and Man looks towards the new bio-economy

The Pulp and Paper Centre recently entered into a research partnership with paper manufacturing giant Lee and Man of Hong Kong. he research is aimed at creating new technologies and processes to convert fast growing, renewable bio-mass into high value chemicals and materials

UBC partners with Mercer International to establish industrial research chair in Advanced Forest Bio-Products Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Pulp and Paper Centre in the Faculty of Applied Science at UBC have recently established a $1 million partnership with Mercer International

UBC-Advanced Papermaking Initiative to host round table discussion on “Global Perspectives on TMP Energy Savings Opportunities”

May 30th, UBC’s Advanced Papermaking Initaitve and the Pulp and Paper Centre bring together global leaders on mechanical pulping in Jasper for the PacWest Conference

Theo Van de Ven – Presentation on Novel Products From Cellulose Fibers

The goal of the network is to make renewable materials from cellulose

UBC hosts pulp and paper students from the flooded Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand

UBC offered to take on four master’s students as visiting scholars at the Pulp and Paper Centre

Canfor Pulp Grants – Call for Proposals Due March 30th, 2012

The second round of grants to university faculty for novel pulp and paper research projects is now open for applications.

Westfraser Quesnel River Pulp: Process Engineer Opportunities

Westfraser requires a Process Engineer to work with their Technical and Operating departments …