Doctoral candidate wins Poster Competition at the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference
Mehr Negar Mirvakili, CHBE doctoral candidate, presented a paper and a poster at the 68th Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering Conference in Toronto. The conference, CSChE 2018, took place on October 28 to 31 at the Sheraton Centre, and featured competitions for undergraduate and graduate students. Negar’s poster, “Effect of Surface Wettability on Optical Properties of Casted Microfibrillated […]
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 […]
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.
“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 is Dean
Dr. James Olson is the new Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science.
PPC Early Years
Book release of PPC Early Years by Richard J. Kerekes.
Green Bio-Products: Master of Engineering Leadership
A year can change everything.
Community Outreach at Vancouver Folk Music Festival
Researchers from UBC's Pulp and Paper Centre volunteered at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival in Jericho Park to demonstrate paper-making techniques to a host of interested children.
Canada Day edition of Pulp Digest
The latest edition of Pulp Digest celebrates Canada's 150 years with stories and achievements of PPC's faculty, researchers and staff.
UBC graduate researchers showcase projects at PACWest 2017
Six of UBC's graduate, doctoral and post-doc researchers in Chemical and Mechanical Engineering presented their original studies and results of their projects at PACWest's UBC Student Session in Whistler.