News and Events

March 6, 2019

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 […]
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February 25, 2019

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 […]
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November 8, 2018

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 […]
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September 20, 2018

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. […]
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August 23, 2018

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.
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May 24, 2018

“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 […]
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February 16, 2018

James is Dean

Dr. James Olson is the new Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science.
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December 20, 2017

PPC Early Years

Book release of PPC Early Years by Richard J. Kerekes.
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August 16, 2017

Green Bio-Products: Master of Engineering Leadership

A year can change everything.
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July 25, 2017

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.
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