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Seminar: Polymer Based Smart Materials, Nanocomposites and Structures

Doing More with Less –Polymer Based Smart Materials, Nanocomposites and Structures by Dr. Syed Reza Rizvi, Postdoctoral Fellow, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto

Job Opportunities at Scion

Scion is a Crown Research Institute that specializes in research, science and technology development for forestry, wood product and wood-derived materials.

Shape-Shifting Paper: TEDx Talk

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!

UBC Engineering Open House – Nov. 29

Media Advisory | Nov 17, 2014 UBC Engineering Open House: learn how engineers save the world Did you know engineers do more than build bridges and design fast cars? Engineers help prevent disease, reduce poverty and create solutions to protect people and our planet. Discover how at UBC Engineering Open House Saturday, November 29, 9am-3pm, in the […]

Meritorious Achievement Award

Meritorious Achievement Award

At APEGBC’s October 24th President’s Award Gala, Professor James Olson, P.Eng, received the 2014 Meritorious Achievement Award for his outstanding technical achievements and leadership in advancing BC’s pulp and paper industry.

TEDx selects PPC Researcher

TEDx selects PPC Researcher

Ata Sina, PPC researcher and current master’s student in Mechanical Engineering, has been selected as one of the speakers at this year’s TEDx RenfrewCollingwood Talks.  The 2014 theme is “Rock, Paper, Scissors”.  The talks will present a diversa range of speakers who will relate to these topics in serious, fun and cutting-edge ways.  Ata will […]

Spotlight: Raymond Lee of Lee & Man

Spotlight: Raymond Lee of Lee & Man

The Pulp and Paper Centre at the University of British Columbia entered into a research partnership with paper manufacturing giant Lee and Man back in 2012. The research is aimed at creating new technologies and processes to convert fast growing, renewable bio-mass into high value chemicals and materials. The research aims to optimize and improve […]

Research Day 2014 set for October 1st

With the success of Research Day 2013, the CHBE Graduate Students Club with support from the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at UBC are set to host another Research Day on October 1st.  Registration deadlines have been extended so it is not too late to register and get in on the fun. Research Day 2014 […]

New Power Smart program announced

New Power Smart program announced

NEWS RELEASE Jul 24, 2014   Energy efficiency investments to reduce costs for pulp and paper producers SURREY – Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review and Jessica McDonald, President and CEO of BC Hydro, announced a new Power Smart program that will reduce electricity costs for pulp and […]

Pulp Friction

Pulp Friction

Featured story on Research Excellence UBC Annual Report, 2013-14 The path to advances in research in the forestry sector are being discovered and developed by Professor James Olson, associate dean for Research and Industrial Partnerships and former director of the UBC Pulp and Paper Centre (PPC). The way forward is clear: significantly reduce energy consumption […]